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Welcome to CulturallyOurs, a show where we explore global cultural diversity in an intimate way through conversations and narratives around lifestyle, culture, food, art and travel. Join host, Karthika Gupta as she talks to people from all over the world who have intimately experienced different cultures as a way to understand each other’s worlds from the inside out.

Welcome to CulturallyOurs, a show where we explore global cultural diversity in an intimate way through conversations and narratives around lifestyle, culture, food, art and travel. Join host, Karthika Gupta as she talks to people from all over the world who have intimately experienced different cultures as a way to understand each other’s worlds from the inside out.
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United States

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Welcome to CulturallyOurs, a show where we explore global cultural diversity in an intimate way through conversations and narratives around lifestyle, culture, food, art and travel. Join host, Karthika Gupta as she talks to people from all over the world who have intimately experienced different cultures as a way to understand each other’s worlds from the inside out.

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English

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630-261-5663


Episodes

Mili Ghosh on cultural curiosity and first principles thinking

1/8/2019
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In this episode Karthika interviews Mili Ghosh, a cinematographer and photographer originally from Dara Salam Africa, but now living in LA. Mili shares a lot of details around her life in Africa, her childhood and how being away from India led her on a quest to learn, understand and appreciate her Indian roots. Her creative eye developed at a very young age as she used Indian cinema and films to understand Indian culture, geography and even Indian foods. Website:...

Duration:00:55:48

Ella Altshuler on being an immigrant and a creative artist

12/18/2018
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Karthika interviews Ella Altshuler, a singer, song writer, jazz musician, author and poet originally from Azerbaijan who is now living in London. Ella openly shares her challenges growing up in communist Azerbaijan and how she challenged that restrictive culture by becoming one of the first, if not, only female Jazz vocalist. She then moved to Moscow to join a Jewish theater group but continued her singing and songwriting career. She was able to leave all of that behind and migrate to the US...

Duration:00:54:19

Yulia Denisyuk talks about wanderlust and travel as a way of life

12/11/2018
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Karthika interviews Yulia Denisyuk, a travel journalist and travel photographer who is an immigrant from Kazakhstan. Through the conversation, Yulia talks about her home country, her childhood in Estonia, her teens in Miami and then finally living in New York and Chicago. Her professional career too seems one of transition and movement as she navigated high school, undergraduate studies, the military, being on the front lines in Afghanistan and Iraq and then her MBA which led to a corporate...

Duration:00:54:21

Sachiko leans into her Japanese culture of harmony

12/4/2018
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Karthika interviews Sachiko Eubanks, a photographer, entrepreneur and yoga teacher from Japan, who shares how her Japanese culture and heritage is something she relies on to help her navigate through her everyday. She shares how she finds solace in the Japanese culture of harmony, the dedication and structure of Japanese tea ceremony and the creativity of Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arrangement. Now as a student of these Japanese traditions, she finds herself falling in love more and...

Duration:00:40:28

Sonia Nicolson-Guðrúnarson describes the Icelandic way of life

11/20/2018
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We explore travel as I chat with Sonia Nicolson-Guðrúnarson – architect, artist, entrepreneur, wife and new mom to a sweet baby girl about her life’s journey from Scotland to Iceland by way of Malaysia, Japan, Australia and India. Sonia shares how each chapter in her life is like a season and she enjoys everything that life throws her way during that season. She always shares how Iceland landscapes inspires her art work. Website: https://www.culturallyours.com Episode Show Notes:...

Duration:00:35:41

Minh Cao learns to trust her voice

11/13/2018
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Meet Minh Cao, a wedding and fashion photographer based in Philadelphia. Minh shares her journey from Vietnam, where she grew up, to her college days in Villanova university. She also has interesting observations about culture shock for someone coming into the American education system and shares how the different work cultures she has encountered through her career have helped her overcome her fears, find her voice and her creative freedom to ultimately take the entrepreneurial route in her...

Duration:00:36:09

Alicia Isaacs-Howes connects to the truth of her soul

11/6/2018
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Karthika interviews Alicia Isaacs Howes, an intuitive healer, teacher and business coach who uses her management background and crystal clear intuition to develop a coaching framework and practice that connects people who are struggling with purpose, health, love, money or anything else back to the truth and love of who they are. Although Alicia knows that we are all the same underneath, she believes that the different ways we express ourselves help us learn about ourselves. Diversity makes...

Duration:00:44:28

Maggie Wu listens to her inner self

10/30/2018
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Karthika interviews Maggie Wu, a designer and entrepreneur who lives in Hong Kong and runs her successful lifestyle brand, Maggie Wu Studio. Maggie shares her life's journey of many moves and migrations and how it has helped her listen to her inner self to live her best life. She describes all of her cultural explorations as a mosaic that allows every piece to fall into place and make a beautiful collage. Website: https://www.culturallyours.com Episode show notes:...

Duration:00:43:13

Tables turned on Karthika Gupta

10/9/2018
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In this special episode, author Cherie Dost interviews Karthika about her life story, how her experiences have shaped her life, and why she chose to start CulturallyOurs. Website: https://www.culturallyours.com Episode show notes: https://www.culturallyours.com/podcast/karthika-gupta/ Episode webpage: https://www.culturallyours.com/2018/10/05/karthika-gupta-makes-peace-with-all-of-herself/

Duration:00:31:04

Nik Sharma dares to be himself

10/9/2018
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Karthika interviews Nik Sharma, a recipe creator, food columnist and photographer, and author whose book SEASON came out October 2. Nik shares his journey from Bombay to San Francisco and his love for food and the beauty that surrounds it, and explains how the recipes he creates are often a metaphor for his experience of the world. Website: https://www.culturallyours.com Episode show notes: https://www.culturallyours.com/podcast/nik-sharma/ Episode webpage:...

Duration:00:50:27

Welcome to CulturallyOurs

10/9/2018
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This is the pilot episode featuring host Karthika Gupta who shares her vision and mission around CulturallyOurs.

Duration:00:03:09

Karthika Gupta

10/5/2018
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Duration:00:30:41

Nik Sharma

10/5/2018
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Duration:00:50:04