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Sandra: finding balance in racially and gender stereotyped worlds

Meet Sandra — born to a Dutch father and Nepali mother. Although Sandra’s mother is from a very traditional caste — the Newari — in Nepal, she is also a very active female & children’s right activist. “His western pragmatism and her activism allowed us to break free from the traditional ways women are expected to behave.” Being around the extended family, however, Sandra was told to behave like a Nepali Girl — “Don’t be too loud, Sandra. Don’t smile too much. Don’t eat too much, you already are quite chubby. Don’t sit like that, only a boy would sit like that.” Even though Sandra questioned these statements, she would nod and walk away to keep face for her mother. “Boys got away with twice as much” At the...

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Inspiring Women for Women's day | The Asian Edition | Part II

This is part II of our "Inspiring Women for Women's day" online magazine series. If you haven't read it, find "Inspiring Women for Women's day" Part I here. Jennifer Rubio - Co-founder of travel brand Away How Jen Rubio inspires women around the world on Women's Day She worked for several global brands before but then decided to start her own luggage & travel brand. Jen Rubio and Steph Corey's execution of the vision to deliver world's best travel essentials for an affordable price has been tremendously successful  She uses her platform for good too: Jen is supportive and frequently supports and matches donations to good causes (BLM and the recent violent attacks on the Asian elderly in the US) She...

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Inspiring Women for Women's day | The Asian Edition | Part I

Good Women: A list of inspiring women from around the world  Women's Day is around the corner and we wanted to contribute to the ode of good women that have come before us and inspired us all. While there are no "Woman's Day Magazines" out there yet, we would like to believe we are an online publication of it representing the women in the world we look up to. The list was infinite when we started compiling for "a list of women that inspire us". From ancient queens like The Spanish Princess to journalist that dare to speak out, like Ann Curry, to To-All-The-Boys-Lara-Jean-Covey played by the talented Lana Condor. From fictional characters, like Maia Mitchell who plays a devoted lawyer that battles for human rights and...

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Radhi Devlukia Shetty : A Ray of Sunshine on a rainy day

💆🏻‍♀️ While obsessing over the monk-turned-life-coach-and-podcaster-Jay Shetty and his daily pieces of wisdom, we bumped into his -much more interesting- wife, Radhi Devlukia (Shetty). And while Jay's pieces of wisdom are motivational and helpful in life - his wife, little miss Sunshine, Radhi Devlukia is on a whóóóóle other level.   ☀️ Radhi is a ray of light and an infectious ball of energy, who consistently brightens our Instagram feeds with her natural joy for life. Radhi Devlukia gives her own daily pieces of wisdom - in a funny, authentic and heart-opening way. She shares scriptures and pieces of wisdom from Bhagavad Gita (one of the holy books of Hinduism that teaches universal truths related to principles on work, life, religion, philosophy...

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