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A podcast in which two South Asian American women in tech share stories about intersectionality, business, media, and culture

A podcast in which two South Asian American women in tech share stories about intersectionality, business, media, and culture
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United States

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A podcast in which two South Asian American women in tech share stories about intersectionality, business, media, and culture

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 5: Sanity Check

4/22/2019
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How do you balance being informed and not being overwhelmed by the news and information? Madhu and Maithreyi share their polar opposite perspectives. Featuring research from the Pew Research Center: https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2018/06/05/almost-seven-in-ten-americans-have-news-fatigue-more-among-republicans/

Duration:00:23:05

Episode 4: What's in a Name?

4/3/2019
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Every name has meaning and they're how Maithreyi and Madhu communicate their identity and culture. The power of depriving someone of their name The psychological effects of growing up with an extremely common name

Duration:00:27:13

Episode 3: Saturday Morning Ideas

3/8/2019
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Live from a tech conference, like when we first met! This episode, we talk about two women who inspire us. Also, we discuss reality TV, the science behind it, and our cultural reactions to it.

Duration:00:41:26

Galaataa Episode 2: Don't Yuck My Yum

3/7/2019
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"Don't Yuck My Yum" is a segment where we'll discuss problematic faves. This week, Maithreyi drops some wisdom on how Ariana Grande is making deliberate moves with her music career. In the second half, we explore yoga culture in America. Keep the conversation going with us through instagram @galaataapodcast or email us at galaataapodcast at gmail dot com!

Duration:00:33:01

Galaataa Episode 1: Pilot

3/7/2019
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We dive into the new(ish) Pixar short Purl (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6uuIHpFkuo) and how much we related to the main character's story. Also, what is up with "Hustle Culture" and how do we balance our hustle with being human? Here's the NY Times article we refer to: https//www.nytimes.com/2019/01/26/business/against-hustle-culture-rise-and-grind-tgim.html Keep the conversation going on our Instagram @galaataapodcast!

Duration:00:37:16