Started as a hobby, the podcast covers stories of real life heroes who are rising above the odds to help their neighbors and society during the COVID crisis. In every episode, I will introduce to you a hero who has taken the extraordinary measure to serve others. Through these one on one conversations, I hope to bring a sense of community and reflection to my listeners along with what you can do for society in your own ways. If you know someone who is doing a phenomenal job in your community and has a story worth featuring in the show please write to me at email@example.com
The tempered radicalism of Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Ruth Bader Ginsburg was the second woman appointed to the Supreme Court of the United States of America and a powerful advocate for gender equality. In this episode, I explore RBG's style of advocacy and the way she brought about change from the way she...
Episode#4 - Abhijit Bhaduri - The future of the digital workplace
In a candid and fun conversation, Abhijit Bhaduri drops pearls of wisdom on handling the digital workplace. From collaboration to creativity, we discuss a range of topics that relate to the work from anywhere culture. Abhijit Bhaduri is an author, coach...
Episode#3 - Part 2 - Richie and Nestor - Heroes to some really special kids
This is a story of kids from a public school in NYC that caters to students with special needs. During the summer of 2019, some of the students from the school came over to the Peter Cooper Village(PCV) - Stuyvesant Town(ST) residential complex to help...
Episode#2 - Richie and Nestor - Part 1 - The tale of two foremen and their team
During the biggest lockdown New York City has seen, an army of 160 people prepared for battle everyday. But their enemy was invisible, tinier than a millionth of an inch. Their battlefield? The Stuyvesant Town - Peter Cooper Village - a residential...
Episode#1 - Imad Khachan - Angels of New York
Imad Khachan runs the only remaining chess shop in New York City. Situated in Greenwich Village. A Palestinian refugee with no family of his own, Khachan has become “the father of everybody” to a community of chess enthusiasts, those curious to learn...
#20 - The man on the turf
On a lazy summer evening, a man collapses in a New York playground while playing with his two little kids. The kids think its pretend play. Only its not. In less than 30 minutes, the entire scene changes as police cars, fire trucks and ambulances line...
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I love Anu’s angle on featuring people and their stories. I think this is the type of medicine NYC can offer the world right now.
Amazing stories of resilience and hope
I love this podcast ! The stories are very inspiring. I especially loved the interview of Manoj Dalmia whose experiences as a healthcare worker were both eye opening and touching! Kudos to Anu for sharing stories of our real heroes!
In times of uncertainty and fear, it’s a blessing to hear about stories of hope and fulfillment. Thank you Anu!