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WOTW: Mansimran

A woman with strength, self-respect, confidence, ambition, an objective. A woman who is constantly aspiring to reach higher … is a woman I conspire to be every day. Growing up, my parents have always been very Read more

By anna kaur, ago
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WOTW: Rakhee

My name is Rakhee Morzaria. I am an actor and comedian who wrote, produced and starred in, “Note to Self” a web-series that’s been nominated for a Canadian Screen Award and is currently up for Read more

By anna kaur, ago
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WOTW: Avi

My mom always tells me that I’m every South Asian parent’s nightmare. She’s joking, but she’s not wrong.  People don’t believe me when I tell them I’m Desi girl from Newfoundland. But this island in Read more

By anna kaur, ago
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WOTW: Gurpreet

How have you broken gender stereotypes? I grew up in a traditional household where gender roles were imposed at a young age. My main responsibilities included helping with household chores, cooking and cleaning. The ultimate Read more

By anna kaur, ago
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WOTW: Kehar

Over the past year i have struggled with my identity as a Sikh woman. i constantly questioned the way i look and how i participated in Sikh spaces and circles. i was asking myself if Read more

By anna kaur, ago
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WOTW: Jasmine

My name is Jasmine Kaur Cheema and I am a bhangra dancer on NJM (Nachdi Jawani Diyan Mutiyaran) and also an instructor at Nachdi Jawani. I started dancing while also teaching bhangra when I was just 16 Read more

By anna kaur, ago
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WOTW: Binalpreet

The definition of a “girl.” Clever, but average. Elegant, but witty. Mature, but innocent. Confident, but quiet. Hard-working, but subtle. Thinks big, but is still down-to-earth. Career-oriented, but doesn’t forget about family. Puts herself first, Read more

By anna kaur, ago