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WOTW: Gurjoat

This is a spoken word piece I wrote for a South Asian Womens conference I went to in Brampton. This conference was about what Women want today, and it to was to empower South Asian Read more

By laadliyan, ago
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WOTW: Kirpa

In order to understand the way I look at life, you need a little background on my family. My Nanaji came to Canada from Punjab to teach Mathematics at a new university located in northern Read more

By laadliyan, ago
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WOTW: Priya

“Girls don’t need to play sports. You should be studying. Why do you swear so much? Can’t you be more ladylike? What’s your mother-in-law going to think? Why do you need to go to the gym? Read more

By laadliyan, ago
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WOTW: Parmeet

Hi there! I’m Parmeet, aka @birdidraws, and I’m a visual designer and illustrator based in Toronto. A lot of the time I’m approached by people that exclaim to me how rare it is to find a Read more

By laadliyan, ago
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WOTW: Meghna

My experience of the world has largely been paved by curiosity. It’s led me to fascinating people and places, and constantly makes me question why I can’t be, what I often can’t see. I’m blessed Read more

By laadliyan, ago
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WOTW: Karm

I never really thought of myself as someone to break gender stereotypes, I think it has just happened naturally. I remember being judged for not being feminine enough for wearing men’s shirts, or baggy clothing Read more

By laadliyan, ago
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WOTW: Pinky

Hi! I’m Pinky, aka PinkRock. I’m a 42-year-old mom of 2 great kids (Rhea 15 and Rohin 12). I’m also a Certified Specialist in Fitness Nutrition, Personal Trainer and a Health and Wellness Coach. I Read more

By laadliyan, ago
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WOTW: Barkha

Up until 1 year ago, I did not have an identity. I had a name, my skin color, and my physical appearance but that’s about it. I had no individuality. The main reason for this Read more

By laadliyan, ago
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WOTW: Navi

The journey of breaking barriers begins in the mind and as a Punjabi Sikh female entrepreneur in the wellness field, my mission is to support and empower womxn of colour, especially South Asian womxn to Read more

By laadliyan, ago
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WOTW: Mehak

Being introduced to STEM at a young age, I was familiarized with the lack of female participation in this field. Being the only girl on a VEX robotics team and one of three girls on Read more

By laadliyan, ago