62 episodes

Two friends. Same vision. To inspire and be inspired. NRI Woman is a chat-based show with inspiring NRI Women from across the globe. Each week we chat with a guest/s who share their story. Conversations cover topics ranging from family, marriage, career, kids to fashion and more. Grab your headphones. We promise not to bore you.

N.R.I. Woman Bettina Tauro & Ninorah Brookshire

    • Personal Journals
    • 4.7 • 25 Ratings

Two friends. Same vision. To inspire and be inspired. NRI Woman is a chat-based show with inspiring NRI Women from across the globe. Each week we chat with a guest/s who share their story. Conversations cover topics ranging from family, marriage, career, kids to fashion and more. Grab your headphones. We promise not to bore you.

    Amsterdam Ave.: Pooja Tripathi #62

    Amsterdam Ave.: Pooja Tripathi #62

    Pooja Tripathi is a first-generation Indian American actor, filmmaker and violinist based in New York City. She grew up in Pittsburgh & NYC, and studied at Carnegie Mellon University. 







    Pooja is the co-creator of new Dutch American dramedy series Amsterdam Ave. which was created by a 90% female crew and takes place in The Netherlands and NYC. Having a predominantly female crew was an intentional choice as she believes, the industry does not provide enough opportunities for women in filmmaking.







    Even though Pooja has played the violin since she was three, Pooja never thought herself to be an artist. She grew up thinking she would have a stable corporate career and dabble in arts as a hobby. After working at corporate jobs in top fashion houses, Pooja realized she was unhappy. She found the courage to quit and get into filmmaking with the help of her friend Dionne. Today, Pooja considers herself an artist first, and this is Pooja's charming story of letting the artist in her shine!







    Connect with the guests:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/poojatripathi4Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/winnie_thepooj/Website: https://www.pooja-tripathi.com/







    Please help the voices of our guests be heard by sharing this podcast with your friends and family. Don’t forget to follow us on our social and please rate us wherever you’re listening so more people can find us. Thank you and we are so grateful for your support.







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    Get in touch.Instagram: @nriwomanpodcastTwitter: @nri_womanFacebook: NRI WomanEmail: hello@nriwoman.comLinkedIn: http://bit.ly/2WSSQ2pCredits:This episode is edited by Eric Heidbreder

    • 19 min
    Think homeopathy first

    Think homeopathy first

    Yashi, as she's popularly known, is a Connecticut based homeopath with nearly three decades of experience in the medical field. Yashi's way of practising homeopathy is a bit different from the traditional way. She strives to empower and educate families that are looking for a safer, alternative way to good health. She does this by teaching them the basics of homeopathy so that they can manage everyday ailments themselves.







    Over the years, Yashi has helped hundreds of families and thousands in need. Her practice was non-profit until 2017. The fee was to "Pay it forward" by supporting non-profits close to her heart. Since 2018, new families have been paying for her time, while #payitforward families that are part of the Homeopathic community continue to donate instead of consultation fees.







    Enjoy Yashi's heartwarming story of using her qualification and experience to make a difference in the world.







    Connect with the guests:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/yashasvi.jhangianiEmail: yaashi@yahoo.comWebsite: https://thinkhomeopathyfirst.org/







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    Get in touch.Instagram: @nriwomanpodcastTwitter: @nri_womanFacebook: NRI WomanEmail: hello@nriwoman.comLinkedIn: http://bit.ly/2WSSQ2pCredits:This episode is edited by Eric Heidbreder

    • 21 min
    Culturally ours

    Culturally ours

    Karthika Gupta's career has been a wonderful mix of corporate, technology and creativity. Currently based in Chicago, but having lived and worked in many parts of the world, she was always surrounded by so many amazing people who brought a rich cultural diversity into her life. And these interactions led her to want to know more about not just her culture but about other cultures too.After a successful 15 year career in banking, finance and management, she turned to photography 8 years ago as a way to creatively share compelling real-life stories for her clients. She wants to showcase the beautiful and diverse world we live in, by way of conversations, narratives, visuals and hands-on experiences through her platform ‘culturally ours’.This is Karthika's wonderful story of trying to build a more empathetic world.







    Connect with the guests:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/culturallyours/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/culturallyours/Website: https://www.culturallyours.com







    Support our sponsor: Mehta JewelleryClick on the link and fill the form to receive exclusive offers from Mehta Jewellery: http://mehtajewellery.com/nri-woman/















    Please help the voices of our guests be heard by sharing this podcast with your friends and family. Don’t forget to follow us on our social and please rate us wherever you’re listening so more people can find us. Thank you and we are so grateful for your support.







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    Get in touch.Instagram: @nriwomanpodcastTwitter: @nri_womanFacebook: NRI WomanEmail: hello@nriwoman.comLinkedIn: http://bit.ly/2WSSQ2pCredits:This episode is edited by Eric Heidbreder

    • 18 min
    A Shamanic Life

    A Shamanic Life

    Anahata Meher is a Shamanic practitioner based in Goa. Before finding Shamanism, she was a city brat living a comfortable life with no worries or ambition. Despite having all the comforts, Anahata found that she was angry all the time, to the extent that her husband suggested she seek help to manage the anger. She sought help from a hypnotherapist, but it was a trip to the mountains that truly changed her life. It was here that her journey of seeking began and led her to Shamanism which she believes changed her very existence.







    Shamanism recognises and honours three worlds: the lower world, where one connects with mother Earth and the animal spirit guides. The middle world, which is one's reality and the upper world, which is the home of the celestial and spirit guides; a Shaman travels through these three levels to heal. One experiences healing through energies present in nature like plants, humans, crystals and stones. Anahata is a Shamanic healer and this is her mystical and magical story!Connect with the guests:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/anahatameher/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/anahatameherEmail: anahatalovelight@gmail.com







    Support our sponsor: Mehta JewelleryClick on the link and fill the form to receive exclusive offers from Mehta Jewellery: http://mehtajewellery.com/nri-woman/















    Please help the voices of our guests be heard by sharing this podcast with your friends and family. Don’t forget to follow us on our social and please rate us wherever you’re listening so more people can find us. Thank you and we are so grateful for your support.







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    Get in touch.Instagram: @nriwomanpodcastTwitter: @nri_womanFacebook: NRI WomanEmail: hello@nriwoman.comLinkedIn: http://bit.ly/2WSSQ2pCredits:This episode is edited by Eric Heidbreder

    • 24 min
    Surge for Water

    Surge for Water

    Water is the most important natural resource in the world; without it, life cannot exist. 2.1 billion people across the world lack access to clean drinking water. Marita Peters, the Executive Director of Surge UAE chapter, is determined to change that.







    Marita's childhood friend, Shilpa Alva, is the founder of Surge. Growing up together, they had a shared dream to do something that makes a difference in the world. Both Shilpa and Marita shared similar lives growing up. They were NRI kids who mostly visited India only during the holidays. It was during these trips they realized that running water was not available to everyone and the thought that they must do something about it occurred to them. It was this thought that later led to Shilpa setting up Surge, a non-profit organization that focusses on providing clean water and sanitation in water-stressed areas.







    Since its inception Surge has impacted over a million people across the world. Marita shares her wonderful story of fulfilling a childhood dream with her best friend, Shilpa and how their bond is now enriching the lives of so many across the world.







    Connect with the guests:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/marita.petersFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/surgeforwaterInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/surgeforwaterWebsite: https://surgeforwater.org/







    Support our sponsor: Mehta JewelleryClick on the link and fill the form to receive exclusive offers from Mehta Jewellery: http://mehtajewellery.com/nri-woman/















    Please help the voices of our guests be heard by sharing this podcast with your friends and family. Don’t forget to follow us on our social and please rate us wherever you’re listening so more people can find us. Thank you and we are so grateful for your support.







    Subscribe!Apple Podcast AppGoogle PodcastsSpotifyCastboxStitcherTuneIn







    Get in touch.Instagram: @nriwomanpodcastTwitter: @nri_womanFacebook: NRI WomanEmail: hello@nriwoman.comLinkedIn: http://bit.ly/2WSSQ2pCredits:This episode is edited by Eric Heidbreder

    • 23 min
    Fateh: Dipti Mehta #57

    Fateh: Dipti Mehta #57

    Dipti Mehta is a scientist, entrepreneur, writer and an award-winning artist based in New York. She grew up in a conservative, patriarchal family in India. But she was not one to keep quiet; she questioned everything, especially why she was treated differently from her brothers.







    At twelve, an All India Radio executive discovered Dipti at an elocution competition and offered her a ten-minute slot on the radio. She used this opportunity to share her budding feminist ideas.Since then, Dipti has used art for social transformation, for being the voice of those who have none, and towards changing the deeply patriarchal patterns that exist in our culture.







    Dipti shares her inspiring story of understanding patriarchy, breaking social stereotypes, and purposefully championing gender equality.







    Connect with the guests:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/diptijmehta/Website: https://www.diptimehta.comTwitter: https://twitter.com/diptimehtaComic: https://www.priyashakti.com/priya-lost-girlsPlease help the voices of our guests be heard by sharing this podcast with your friends and family. Don’t forget to follow us on our social and please rate us wherever you’re listening so more people can find us. Thank you and we are so grateful for your support.







    Subscribe!Apple Podcast AppGoogle PodcastsSpotifyCastboxStitcherTuneIn







    Get in touch.Instagram: @nriwomanpodcastTwitter: @nri_womanFacebook: NRI WomanEmail: hello@nriwoman.comLinkedIn: http://bit.ly/2WSSQ2pCredits:This episode is edited by Eric Heidbreder

    • 22 min

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