Brown Girl of the Month Marisa Chib Weaves Beautiful Prose Into Film, Fashion and More

I would write on my hands as a child. Ballpoint pen tattoos; hastily scrawled from fragments of creative inspiration. Potential stories were woven around sketches.

Brown Girl of the Month Sanjana Paramhans Designs Public Structures to Create Social Change

Sanjana Paramhans is a dynamic social designer from NYC who uses design…

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.

Brown Girl of the Month Meral Kathwari Runs a Global Business While Studying Journalism

Meral Kathwari is the owner and director of Kathwari of Kashmir, an…

Brown Girl of the Month Amrit Brar Draws the Occult for a Living

Amrit Brar is a first generation Punjabi-Canadian illustrator and writer who bounces…

Brown Girl of the Month Niti Majethia is a 19-Year-Old Award-Winning Author and Poet You Need to Meet

Ever since I was a little girl, I always dreamed of creating an impact and having my voice heard. I was a bookworm— I’d read three to four books a day and I always felt like I belonged in there, in my own little world of poetry, music, and art.

Brown Girl of the Month and Media Mogul Jasmeet Sidhu Didn’t Realize Her Power Until Now

On a visit back home to Toronto, I was having breakfast with an old mentor. After discussing our lives, our careers, Donald Trump (of course), and personal updates, the conversation turned to me combing over my usual insecurities that I continually had about my ability to achieve all that I wanted to in this lifetime.

Brown Girl of the Month Actress Brittany D’sa Advocates Against Gender Violence

Brittany D’sa is a 17-year-old high school senior. She is a youth survivor of sexual violence who confronts and overcomes her trauma in the virtual reality film, called “Rise Above for Womankind.”

Brown Girl of the Month Anisha Adusumilli Broke Her ‘Shy Girl’ Label by Directing and Acting in Indie Films

Through acting, Anisha Adusumilli was able to explore and express different parts of myself that were to be hidden to the outside world. She independently wrote, produced, directed and acted in a short film called “First Date,” for which the Asians on Film Festival of Shorts has nominated her for “Best Actress.”

Brown Girl of the Month Shivani Ramanathan on Navigating the World as a Trans* Woman of Color

When I began my transition over a year ago, I faced the first hand the divisions between our parents’ generation, which believes in the traditionalist vision, and my generation’s more progressive vision. I still remember making the phone call to my mom informing her I had felt like a woman since I was four…