Masala Podcast - S 2, Ep 3 - Belonging in South Asian Culture

November 10, 2020 00:34:53
Masala Podcast - S 2, Ep 3 - Belonging in South Asian Culture
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Masala Podcast - S 2, Ep 3 - Belonging in South Asian Culture

Nov 10 2020 | 00:34:53

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Show Notes

"This idea of not belonging anywhere is one of the sadnesses of my life."

In this episode, I speak with writer, poet, speaker and BBC radio presenter Salma El-Wardany speaks about juggling multiple identities & looking for belonging within those identities. She speaks about her South Asian side and how her ‘Desi’ identity plays out in her life & her work.

MORE ABOUT SALMA:
Writer, poet, speaker and BBC radio presenter, Salma El-Wardany performs internationally, has given 2 TEDx Talks, worked with Edinburgh University on the Dangerous Woman project, as well as partnering with The British Library and The Wellcome Collection. She’s half Egyptian, half Irish and part Desi and regularly works with global brands to raise awareness through poetry and conversation, most recently working with Always on their ‘End Period Poverty’ campaign. She’s also worked with Virgin, Made.com, Bumble, Hinge, Sofar Sounds and Plan International. She writes for Metro, Stylist, Huffpost and Buzzfeed.

Website:
https://www.salmaelwardany.com/
Insta:
@salmaelwardany
Twitter:
@writtenbysalma

RESOURCES
If you’ve been affected by the themes of this episode, please check out these resources:

Freephone 24-Hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0808 2000 247

FOR SOUTH ASIAN WOMXN:

Email: [email protected]
Tel: 020 89616549

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