Brown Girl of the Month Nivedita Kulkarni Found Her Authentic Self and Won Herself Stardom

Nivedita Kulkarni is a writer, actress, and comedian based in NYC. She was recognized as a rising Asian American performer in Hollywood by HBO’s East of Main Street. Nivedita has worked in development at Segal NYC, is a nominator for the 2017 Kilroy Awards, and can be seen on TV & commercials nationwide.

The Journey East: How Queens Native Prashantt Guptha Broke into Bollywood

A native of Queens, New York, Guptha moved to Mumbai to live out his Bollywood dreams. However, his journey has not been easy.

The Best Medical Careers for Moms

The medical field as a whole is also a good option for ambitious mothers because it provides the promise of a stable salary, low unemployment rate, and a care-oriented work environment.

The 9to5 Misfits Teach Us the Basics of Budgeting with Some Great Tips

Ok, so it’s no surprise that money is one of, if not THE biggest source of stress in your life, especially when you don’t have a job. There’s nothing more soul-crushing than having to check your bank statement and see nothing coming in and everything going out, including your dignity, sanity, and pride.

Monica Bhatnagar’s Infomercial Will Help You Overcome Workplace Sexism

My male boss was mostly supportive, and also proud of the fact that he had the most female designers working for him. But, that’s not to say he didn’t have his issues. He had an uncontrollable temper that he directed toward people at random, regardless of sex.

The 9to5 Misfits are Here to Tell you That There is Life After Unemployment

As humans, we’re creatures of habit—our bodies crave routine. For most of us, that routine is determined by our work. But what happens when that’s suddenly taken away from you, i.e.: unemployment? Pandemonium! Cue Kevin from “Home Alone.”

Two Brown Girls Became Unemployed And Decided to Tell The World About it

Pavi Dinamani and Namrata “Nammy” Sirur had always been misfits of sorts within the Desi community, but in June 2016, they really cemented that status by starting a YouTube channel called The 9to5 MisFits to talk openly about their unemployment … gasp!

Daring to Dream: Parbati Chaudhury and Deepa Shah on Their Inspiring Journeys

With two very different but equally successful career paths, both these women share one very similar outlook on life: an unapologetic resolve to do what they love – and to continue doing it every day.

Why I Find Incredible Value in my Teaching Career

So why teacher? Because it reminds me to stay humble, compassionate and patient, it reminds me of the different personalities in the world and it reminds me that even at the age of five everyone has a story that you know nothing about, everyone is dealing with feelings you have never felt before.

Dear Women: Don’t be a ‘Do Nothin’ B**ch’

BG Amrita Lit grapples with the phrase, “do nothin’ b**ch,” as she realizes the need to get out there and do something to make her years count.