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Conversations with desi women who'll share their experiences, insights, successes and challenges in their careers and business. Tune in to hear from these amazing South Asian women! To learn more about Brown Girl Works, visit http://www.browngirlworks.com/.

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Conversations with desi women who'll share their experiences, insights, successes and challenges in their careers and business. Tune in to hear from these amazing South Asian women! To learn more about Brown Girl Works, visit http://www.browngirlworks.com/.

    Ep. 13: Starting a Profitable YouTube Channel

    Ep. 13: Starting a Profitable YouTube Channel

    This week's episode features Tina Singh, a successful YouTuber who runs the channel Mom Boss of 3. We chat about her experience growing her YouTube following and business.



    Check out the blog post for more details: http://www.browngirlworks.com/episodes/tina/



    She shares honest tips for cultivating an audience, content creation, growing her business through her various platforms and her advice for starting a YouTube channel. From the tech skills you need to the equipment to get started, she offers insightful advice for the aspiring YouTuber listening. Tune in to get her valuable advice for building a video channel that resonates.

    • 31 min
    Ep.17 – Season 2 is Wrapping Up

    Ep.17 – Season 2 is Wrapping Up

    Hi ladies and thanks for stopping by. This week’s episode is just a quick thank you to all of Season 2’s guests and an update on what’s going on. By the time this episode airs, I will be preparing or (may have already) given birth to my second child. Because of that, I had to cut the season short by a few episodes unfortunately. That was not something I was willing to do but the timing worked out that way.



    So once I get myself to the other side of this “working mom of 2” thing, I will be back with new episodes, inspiration and interviews with ladies that will motivate you to go for your goals.



    But in the meanwhile, find me on IG @browngirlworks.



    Thanks for your support this season as always!

    • 2 min
    E. 16: Is Business School for You? One Brown Girl Shares Her Journey

    E. 16: Is Business School for You? One Brown Girl Shares Her Journey

    To go from being gainfully employed (aka making that money) to student life with ramen noodles is not easy. But there comes a point in a person's career where school IS the next step. And for Saniya Waghrey, business school was where she was destined to go after a few years working in corporate America. Tune in to hear from Saniya on this week's episode and hear how she decided on going to b-school, how she studied for the GMAT and applying to schools. This is a jam-packed episode perfect for anyone considering business school.



    BLOG POST WITH RESOURCE GUIDE: http://www.browngirlworks.com/episodes/bschool/



    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:



    -How Saniya decided to apply to business school.

    -Deciding between full time and part time programs.

    -How she prepared ahead of time for the GMAT, networking and the application process.

    -Tips and resources that helped her along the way.

    -Her 3 biggest lessons learned.

    • 29 min
    Ep. 15: (REPLAY) Managing Working Mom Life: Guilt, Routines & Hacks

    Ep. 15: (REPLAY) Managing Working Mom Life: Guilt, Routines & Hacks

    This week's episode is a replay of one of the most popular episodes from Season 1. Dr. Cardamom aka Bea Malik is a family physician slash Instagram influencer. As two working moms who've been friends since age 8, we dive into this new world we're navigating as professional working moms. From the guilt to the life hacks to how to manage home and work life, Bea gives us a glimpse how she manages it all. When you're finished listening, check out today's IG post asking about your best working mom hacks to share with the BGW community.



    CONNECT WITH BEA: https://www.instagram.com/drcardamom/

    • 34 min
    Ep. 14: Building a Successful Career as a Full-Time Makeup Artist

    Ep. 14: Building a Successful Career as a Full-Time Makeup Artist

    This week on the podcast I am honored to have Mansi Somani, a full-time makeup artist sharing her journey from a more traditional career path to becoming a business owner in a creative space.



    DETAILED BLOG POST: http://www.browngirlworks.com/episodes/mansi

    CONNECT WITH MANSI: https://www.instagram.com/makeupbymansi/



    She shares everything from making the leap, to growing her client base and how to actually build a viable business through relationships. If you are someone who's been dabbling in makeup on the side and are too afraid to make the leap of faith, this is the episode for you!



    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:



    -How she made the transition to entrepreneurship.

    -How important it is to network with other makeup artists and vendors in the wedding business.

    -The importance of relationship building in this business.

    -What kind of training is necessary and is formal training even required?

    -The challenges and process of actually starting a full-fledged business.

    -Her recommendations for products every brown girl needs in her repertoire.

    • 32 min
    Ep. 12: How to Launch a Successful Kickstarter

    Ep. 12: How to Launch a Successful Kickstarter

    This week’s episode features Pallavi Golla, entrepreneur and founder of Lark Adventurewear, a children’s activewear company.



    Check out the show notes: http://www.browngirlworks.com/episodes/lark/



    What you will learn:

    -When should preparation begin before making your campaign live.

    -Tips on necessary marketing tasks to create buzz and interest around your idea or goal.

    -How her Kickstarter campaign launched and its results

    -Some lessons learned for you to avoid in your campaign.

    -Fun stuff: including how she works from home successfully and her favorite apps/tools that help her manage her business.



    Connect with Lark Adventurewear: https://www.larkadventurewear.com/

    Lark's Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lark_adventurewear/

    • 32 min

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