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WOTW: Zinnia

How have you broken gender stereotypes? The most important part of what I do is feeling empowered to say what I need to say with my work. This is not always easy. As an artist Read more

By anna kaur, ago
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WOTW: Gursimran

What an honour to be chosen as woman of the week! 5 years ago I would have never imagined myself to be in the position I am today! Being a turban-girl has not only made me realize that Read more

By anna kaur, ago
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WOTW: Amanjot Kaur

“Hor fer Canada viyaah karwa ke aayi hain?” (Did you get married to move to Canada?) “Kyon viyaah toh bina kudiyaan di entry mana hai Canada ch?” (Is marriage the only way for females to Read more

By anna kaur, ago
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WOTW: Chrissy Sharma

I don’t want children.  I’m a 25-year-old South Asian woman with big career aspirations and a handful of side hustles, and almost every time I tell someone that I don’t want children, they have something Read more

By anna kaur, ago
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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