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Meet the Staff: Trisha Sakhuja

Trisha Sakhuja is the newest Brown Girl Magazine staff writer.
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The Desai Foundation Celebrated the Festival of Light at NYC’s Premier Diwali Party

On Wednesday, October 16th, the Desai Foundation hosted its annual Diwali on the Hudson party. Not even a torrential downpour of rain could stop the spirits of New Yorkers coming out to celebrate Diwali, the South Asian “Festival of Lights,” and more than 300 of New York’s most stylish mover and shakers were in attendance.

Kal Penn Speaks to Diverse Cast and Resonating with South Asian Immigrants in NBC’s...

After playing a doctor on “House” and a presidential aide on “Designated Survivor,” South Asian Ameican actor widely popular for his unforgettable role in "Harold and Kumar go to White Castle," Kal Penn makes a much-deserved come back on the screen with NBC's newest fall series, "Sunnyside."

VLOG: Mumbai Adventures in India #FlyEmiratesFlyBetter

We recently had a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to travel to Mumbai in partnership with Emirates Airline and in collaboration with Miss New Jersey USA 2017 Chhavi Verg in which we experienced their...

#InternationalWomensDay: What Does it Mean to be a Girl?

What does it mean to be a girl? Ask any woman this question and you will likely get thousands of different answers. Some positive, some negative and yet, some remarkably inspiring....

SAAN Conference: Amplifying Stories to Create a New Narrative Matters More Than Ever Today

The following post is Brown Girl Magazine's CEO Trisha Sakhuja-Walia's opening keynote from Michigan University's 17th annual South Asian Awareness Network's conference, titled "Shifting Sands: Amplifying Stories to Create a New...

Making Fresh Rotis at Home is no Longer a Tedious Task — Thanks to Rotimatic

Our New York City Brown Girl team organized a mini Friendsgiving dinner to give the much-raved about Rotimatic machine a try, and here's what they had to say.
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Sarayu Blue and the Art of ‘Feeling Bad’

There’s one show in particular that we are ecstatic about, called “I Feel Bad,” starring Sarayu Blue who plays the quirky Emet.
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Anupam Kher Compares Bollywood to Hollywood at NBC’s Fall Premiere Party in New York...

Some of our BGs spoke to Anupam Kher at the NBC premiere party last month about his new role, the differences between the two entertainment industries and his next Bollywood project.

#DoDeshEkJaan: Dear Mom and Dad, We Love our Neighbors and so Should You

On this Pakistan and India Independence Day, we wanted to pay homage to our brothers and sisters in both countries by collaborating on a photo series that would showcase the unity between the countries, its people, culture, food, clothing and language.
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‘Butter Chicken Podcast’ is Desi Music, Features, and Entertainment in One Tasty Listen

As DJs, Sharad and Juicy highlight their experiences working in the music business and use it as a vehicle to stimulate thought-provoking conversation about South Asian culture, especially in the diaspora.
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‘A New York Minute’: Brown Girls Get Real About Their Roots with Anita Dongre...

It all happens in 'A New York Minute.' That push and pull between the city and our motherland. The uniqueness of our cultural heritage and blended upbringing in an amalgamation of...

An Exclusive One-on-One With Aparna Avasarala, the Mastermind Behind Denimrush

Make Denimrush your next go-to shop for a personalized denim jacket, it's a must-have in everyone's closet!

The South Asian Bride’s Survival Guide: Haldi Ceremony

Nobody likes turmeric stains, but what if it's your haldi ceremony? There's no getting out of it, but there are ways to avoid blotchy skin ahead of your nuptials. Get a load of the tips and tricks, here!

#PowerofPatni — The Story of Two Indian-American Wives Pursuing Independence With Their Soulmates

Since the beginning of time, becoming a wife is seen as one of the most revered accomplishments for a South Asian woman. No matter how accomplished she is in her career or...

‘My So Called Bollywood Life’ is the Young-Adult Novel That Expertly Bridges the Gap...

A few authors of South Asian descent have begun to break down that wall, and “My So-Called Bollywood Life,” by Nisha Sharma, is the latest entry in representing the hyphenated identity.

11 South Asian Women Break Through the Fashion Barrier by Baring Their Insecurities on...

"As I looked around the room on the day of our photo shoot, I saw beauty in so many different shapes, sizes, and colors. It wasn’t about trying to conform to unrealistic beauty standards created by photoshop or layers of makeup. It was about appreciating beauty in every form. It was about wearing clothing that enhances our natural beauty and reminds us to love ourselves the way we are. And most importantly, it was about loving and appreciating the beauty within ourselves, even when sometimes society tells us we are not enough."

‘Desi Outsiders’ — A Podcast by Two Indian Girls Living in Europe Who Want...

What started out as a purely professional relationship, soon blossomed into a beautiful friendship and thus, Desi Outsiders was born.

6 South Asian Brides you Aspire to Look Like on Your Wedding Day

Getting married is one of the most important moments in a woman’s life—a day that most young girls dream about. What may come second to finding the right guy is finding the perfect bridal outfit.
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Harvey Weinstein Allegations’ Unveil the Real ‘Magnitude of the Problem’

With the allegations of sexual harassment, sexual assault and rape against Harvey Weinstein, we have a few things to say to those in power who abuse women

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