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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
23 Episodes
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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
Episode 10 - BoNY celebrates its tenth episode by celebrating two energetic, intelligent and thoughtful young Bengalis making a name for themselves by doing for others. BoNY talks to Naurin, who sheds light on some of the many issues facing young girls in the Rohingya camps, and Kohen who talks about the mentoring non-profit he helped start. --- 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 9 - Interview with musician, Muza. An incredibly talented singer and songwriter from 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 8 - Interview with Singer/Songwriter, Mati. A woman with a powerful voice and a story to match. --- 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 7 - Interview with Bengali entrepreneur and founder of a new fashion Brand called Noya Jibon. --- 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 6 - Interview with Bengali/Canadian Hip Hop Artist - Ariq Ullah. He’s a talented artist who also made our made podcast intro! --- 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
The BoNY team speaks to Mo Khandaker, founder of “The Bangladesh Story”, that highlights key events in pre-partition Bangladesh to modern day. Very informative episode with our very first guest! You’ll be surprised at some of what you’ll learn. --- 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
BengalisOfNewYork - Episode 4. The BoNY team discusses Bengali movies and natoks. Impress your parents by learning the names of classic Bengali natoks and yes, Bengali superman. Montreal Hip Hop Artist Ariqullah in the intro and outro. --- 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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