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Dr. Monica Krishnan. South Asian and British Asian women who inspire, South Asian women who inspire

DR. MONICA KRISHNAN

Clinical Pharmacist ( PharmD ), Mental Health & Mindfulness Advocate & Co-Host @pharmacypodcast South Asian womxn are awesome! The awesome Dr. Monica Krishnan is tackling the taboo of being a widow in South Asian culture. Even today, some sections of South Asian society see widowhood as a failure & widows are sometimes shunned by society. Dr.

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MANASI ARYA

I love Manasi’s vibrant energy & awesome art. Here’s more from her: Manasi Arya is a Special Education teacher pursuing her masters in Special Education. She is also an artist who created a popular art page on Instagram a few years ago to showcase her stories and art pieces over the years. She says her inspiration is

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TORAL SHAH

South Asian womxn are awesome! South Asian Sister Toral Shah is Founder of The Urban Kitchen, Nutritional Scientist (MSc Nutr Med), Functional Medicine Practitioner, Food and Health Writer & Consultant Toral was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 29. It was just six years after she supported her mum through the disease. In 2018, she

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Masala Podcast, a podcast tackling taboos for South Asian feminists

MASALA PODCAST, SEASON ONE

“Your podcast has been like a light in the dark for me.” Ep. 1 – Body & Burlesque “It was so emotional for me, in a good way. It was so beautiful to hear us women talk this way. Thank you. Thank you.” This theme of this episode of Masala Podcast is The Body. I

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Theatre shows for Masala Monologues, spicy stories for South Asian women

THEATRE PERFORMANCES

The stories that took shape at our Masala Monologues® workshops over two years were shaped and transformed into these theatre performances. You’ll see for yourself how creating safe spaces where South Asian womxn can write their personal stories, from their culture – can be so powerful! “It’s the closest I’ve seen my identity represented on

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MASALA MONOLOGUES

“An urgent, radical piece of theatre & story telling…” Masala Monologues is a project based on real-life stories from South Asian womxn all over the world. These are stories that we haven’t had the space to tell yet. Stories from our culture, from our cultural languages. Stories not just about sex and sexuality but also

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PRESS

Soul Sutras in the press Times Radio The Guardian Sangeeta Pillai uses Masala Podcast to bring the issues affecting South Asian women to light.” BBC WOMAN’S HOUR Metro Cosmopolitan UK The Observer “Sangeeta Pillai is a one-woman powerhouse…” -MIRANDA SAWYER, THE OBSERVER The Guardian Masala Podcast & Sangeeta Pillai featured in the Guardian. “Sangeeta Pillai’s

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