Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

That Desi Spark (formerly The Woke Desi)

May 28, 2019

TRIGGER WARNING: Please be aware that this episode contains mentions of suicidal thoughts.

"You're too dark."
"You're too light."
"She must be sick."
"She's 'healthy.'"

The beauty standards in South Asian culture are staggering. We talk to Nehal Mehra, self-love influencer, makeup artist, and all-around brilliant Indian...


May 21, 2019

"So...what are we?" How many times have we asked that question of the person we're seeing? At the very least, how many times have we wondered what stage of seeing someone we're in? In the world of dating apps, anonymity, and a million options at your fingertips, the landscape of love has transformed into one of swipes,...


May 14, 2019

A blogger. A fashionista. A pop culture genius. If you need anything from lifestyle advice to the latest scoop on celebrities, Nehal is your new best friend. Get to know our gorgeous glam girl and co-host, Nehal Tenany on this raw, unfiltered episode!


May 14, 2019

A contemporary fiction author. A health communications manager. Two master's degrees. Is there anything Annika hasn't done? From Penn State to the Big Apple, Annika Sharma is here to conquer...get to know our favorite author and wordsmith co-host in this raw, unfiltered interview! 

--- This episode is sponsored by ·...


May 8, 2019

Three women. Two cities. ​A million possibilities. With lives in New York and San Francisco, the ladies of The Woke Desi came together for one reason: to give South Asian women (and men!) a voice, a place to call home and a friend to empower them as they make their badass way through life. ​ ​They're powerful....