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Inspiring Conversations & Podcasts

Need motivation to grow in your spiritual life? Check out the motivational and inspirational conversations for women empowerment! Enjoy these best female motivational podcasts and conversations by inspiring women.

Death of an Elephant- A Social Work Professor’s Novel

Listen to Professor Brij Mohan talk about being an immigrant and a social work Professor and reflect on his new novel.

Indian Art, A Rich History

So much to Indian Art…rich and multifaceted…tune in to Sarita Heer share her take on its beauty and meaning.

Divorce and Legalities

Listen to Sameen Zia, a prominent Chicago Lawyer share her perspective on laws around divorce planning and legal needs of women

Healing your Way Out

Listen to Malabika Shaw from wholisticvision share her pathway to becoming a healer and a trainer on meditation

South Asian Film Festival of Chicago

Every year, Chicago hosts one of the best film festivals of South Asian movies. A completely voluntary undertaking by the community of immigrants living in the mid-west. Jigar Shah chairs the committee and is at the helm of this festival. He shares the preview on #GlobalDesiWorldnWomen

Building Communities Globally

To make marginalized stories have meaning acoss the world is what Tracey Gurd does as a tool in Civic advocacy as part of her work at American Jewish World Service (AJWS). she shares some of these stories on #GlobalDesiWorldnWomen

Working sensitively with Juveniles in the Court System

Supporting juveniles and working with families is as tough as it is sensitive, Jasmine Hernandez shares her experience working in the State Attorney’s office as part of the Juvenile Justice Bureau on #GlobalDesiWorldnWomen

Mandi – South Asian Theatre in Chicago

Small scale theatre by south asian women in Chicago is growing. Alka Sharma of Mandi Theatre brings alive Hindi and theatre through community actors every summer. Listen on #globaldesiworldnwomen

Women Leaders in Academia

Mentoring and futuristic, diversity-oriented mindsets and the future of academia are amongst the many ideas that Dr. Jo Ann Rooney shares on #GlobalDesiWorldnWomen. She is the first woman President of Loyola University Chicago

Achievement as Collaboration – A Woman’s Perspective

Leadership by women looks different – it is collaborative …Listen to Gabrielle Buckley, a lawyer, Director of the Ann Ida Gannon Center for Women and Leadership at Loyola Chicago, and an advocate for international and immigrant Issues.

Inclusive Growth in Tech and Chicago

Listen to Abin Kuriakose, the Director of Chicago next share his work towards building the future of Chicago as the next SiliconValley and the hub of tech innovation

Intellectual Actress & Activist

A journey into becoming an actress and director and an advocate Nandita Das shares her experience of developing the new Cineplay Between the Lines.

Journaling Hearts in Travel

Making notes on travel and journaling led world traveller Susan Hanes, a Chicagoan from a diplomatic family to look out for hearts everywhere. She brings togther images of hearts in a new genre Coffee Table Book right on time for Valentine’s Day

Contribution to Human Rights by South Asian Women in History

Women who did not get recognition until now for contributing to the human rights agenda

South Asian Women and Mental Health Counselling

The issues of mental health in conversation with trained counselors Listen to Meghna Sawant and Reshma Shah share their experience on women’s and family Counseling. As counselors practicing in New York with MSW and LCSW credentials. This recording is from the Global Desi World and Women archives.