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Born out of a desire to highlight the diversity within the NY Bengali community & to dispel stereotypes and misconceptions; one story at a time. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/BengalisofNework/support
30 Episodes
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Conversation with Ifti Chowdhury, a singer, community organizer and the founder of the Royal Bengal Tea House (RBTH). RBTH is a community organization that works to build community through the arts. RBTH host frequent “Jam” sessions throughout New York City where musicians, and other artist from all walks of life are encouraged to present their talents. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/BengalisofNework/support
On this special episode of the BoNY Podcast, the team talks about growing up in the city vs the suburbs (both in the US and UK). We also talk about the catalyst for migration of immigrant families from the city to the suburbs. And... find out what the hell kids in the suburbs do for fun. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/BengalisofNework/support
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Meet Mary Jobaida, who is running for NYS Assembly for District 37 in Queens, which includes parts of Sunnyside, Ridgewood, LIC, Astoria, and Maspeth. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/BengalisofNework/support
Season 2 - Episode 1 - Meet Mahfuzul Islam, Founder of JhalNYC and candidate for State Assembly in District 24, in Queens, New York. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/BengalisofNework/support
Episode 26 - From Fokir to prince - Conversation with Prince Sha, a senior at Tufts University in Boston. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/BengalisofNework/support
Episode 25 - Listen to this incredibly informative conversation with BoNY’s resident accountant, Ahad Ali. Ahad is a New York City based CPA, his company, Ahad&Co helps businesses and individuals with tax, accounting and advisory services. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/BengalisofNework/support
Episode 24 - Conversation with comedian Anish K. Mitra. Anish is an NYC-based comedian and 1st generation Bengali-American whose parents are from Calcutta India. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/BengalisofNework/support
Episode 23 - Conversation with actress Sita Sarkar. A Bangladesh born, New York City raised actress who is a former student of the Bangladesh Institute of Performing Arts in Queens and trained in classical Indian dance including: Bharatanatyam, Kathak and Manipuri. She is also the lead actress in a new short film called “Dawat”. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/BengalisofNework/support
Episode 22 - Conversation with a funny Bengali comedian, Zubi Ahmed. Zubi is a comedian and filmmaker from Brooklyn. She co-hosts a show with Pooja Reddy called Kutti Gang, which features South Asian women, queer, and gnc performers. She also wrote and directed a web series called “Polterheist,” which is available to watch on Vimeo. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/BengalisofNework/support
Episode 21 - Conversation with a talented young start-up superstar, Mizan. Listen to how one can make it in the start-up world and Mizan’s interesting observations about Bengalis in New York as someone who grew up in the Middle-East and came to the US as an adult. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/BengalisofNework/support
Episode 20 - Interview with TK Kader an entrepreneur, international best-selling author, and angel investor. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/BengalisofNework/support
Episode 19 - Interview with a talented Bengali artist and performer whose work can currently be seen in the ABXY gallery in the LES, Zeehan Wazed. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/BengalisofNework/support
Episode 18 - Interview with physical fitness expert, Navid. Navid talks about how we can eat our Bengali food and get away with it and why “when you eat” is as important as “what you eat.” --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/BengalisofNework/support
Episode 17 - Interview with Unsha, a nurse and mental health awareness advocate. Unsha speaks about the negative stigma on therapy in the Bengali community, effects of social media and her personal motivations for advocating mental health awareness. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/BengalisofNework/support
Interview with Mufazzal Hossain, who is running for District Leader in Assembly District 38 and is currently treasurer for the Queens County Young Democrats as well as treasurer for Brent O’leary, who is City Council candidate in council district 26. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/BengalisofNework/support
Episode 15 - Interview with Shompa, a Hilarious Bengali stand-up comedian, and video-producer/editor from Brooklyn. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/BengalisofNework/support
Episode 14 - Interview with The Science Teacher Rapper, Vlimpse, incredibly talented Bengali Hip Hop Artist from New Jersey. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/BengalisofNework/support
Episode 13 - Interview with Dr. Ivan Khan, the CEO of Khan’s Tutorials, one of the most important education focused organizations in New York and whose mission is to increase student test scores & educate for life. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/BengalisofNework/support
Episode 12 - Interview with Aria Mustary, the founder of the Mai Soli foundation. An organization that invests in the education, creativity, and entrepreneurial potential of young girls in developing countries. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/BengalisofNework/support
Episode 11 - Interview with Kensington-based activist Shahana Hanif - A community organizer, activist, a writer, a performance artist  all while living with a chronic illness. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/BengalisofNework/support
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