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That Desi Spark (formerly The Woke Desi)

Oct 4, 2022

Attachment styles influence every one of our relationships, from family to platonic to romantic - Israa Nasir of Well Guide joins TDS to discuss how these influence our connections, how they can change, and yes, the desi mama's boy stereotype.

Sep 27, 2022

Nehal took LA and had the chance to interview Love is Blind: After the Altar stars Deepti Vempati and Natalie Lee about their stories after the show wrapped, Kyle and Deepti's friendship-to-love story, her upcoming book, and so much more!

Sep 20, 2022

South Asians make up 25% of the world's population and 50% of the world's cardiac health burden. That statistic alone is staggering, and on this week's episode, we explore initiatives aimed at including more South Asians in healthcare research, the help of Medicare in reaching our parents' generation, cardiac health...

Aug 30, 2022

Aparna Shewakramani turned heads and raised questions in her 2 seasons of starring on Netflix' Indian Matchmaking. She has served as a rallying point for conversations about double standards, women and their villainous portrayal on television for being independent, feminism, the actual realities of reality television,...

Aug 23, 2022

When Avani Modi's brother reached out to her about creating plush toys based on Hindu dieties, she thought, "Are you crazy?" Four years later, she leads Modi Toys, a successful, homegrown venture that provides mantra-singing plush toys. She shares her journey, her vulnerabilities, and her goals with That Desi Spark...