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That Desi Spark (formerly The Woke Desi)

Mar 31, 2020

Jasvinder Sanghera, CBE, a worldwide expert on honor-based violence, recognized by Prince Charles and David Cameron, and founder of the organization Karma Nirvana, joins the hosts of TWD to talk about the legal, social, psychological and cultural issues surrounding honor-based violence. This worldwide issue ranges...


Mar 17, 2020

Guest Pooja Mehta, a mental health advocate, shares her story of facing a schizoaffective disorder where she hears voices during moments of anxiety. Unlike depression and anxiety, the more commonly-supported (but still not fully accepted) mental health disorders, schizoaffective disorders are still known as...


Mar 10, 2020

TWD interviews Melanie Chandra, actress and advocate for South Asian representation. Melanie has acted in CBS Code Black, acted and produced Surina and Mel, and more, and has created spaces in entertainment by recognizing the void of South Asians and filling it in with projects she has helped conceptualize.