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Good Indian Girl, Definitely Sort Of: Joti Singh

CULTURAL WARRIOR, BHANGRA BADASS, AMERI-DESI-GUINEAN   I currently reside in: San Francisco What’s your favorite hangout in SF: Little Baobab African restaurant/club/dance studio. And on a sunny day, definitely Dolores Park. I currently work as: I’m the Artistic Director of Duniya Dance and Drum Company, which I founded in 2007. Duniya ...

An Interview with Funny Indian Rajiv Satyal

  After logging several years at Procter & Gamble (or as he lovingly refers to as “Punjabis & Gujaratis), comedian Rajiv Satyal broke free from his corporate gig in the Midwest and ventured to LA to pursue a career in comedy. Rajiv started off his comedy career by sharing his astute observations around pop culture in general, then fo ...

Good Indian Girl Goes: Iceland

Iceland should rank high on every Good Indian Girl’s bucket list. Why? Because it is superb! And not the same superb your family uses to describe Govinda’s dance moves, but the actual definition of the word (impressively splendid, magnificent, impressive, etc). Flight: First of all, it is in close proximity to several US cities. For those of yo ...

Good Indian Girl, Sort Of: Rohini Pandhi

I currently reside in: San Francisco, CA What your favorite hangout in San Francisco: Anywhere where I can see the water! The bay is so calming, meditative, and relaxing. I love listening to the tide and watching the sun set behind the Golden Gate bridge. I currently work as a: Co-Founder of Transparent Collective, Startup Advisor, and Product Man ...

Good Indian Girl Goes to Japan (Part 2)

Full of beautiful shrines and an dreamlike sense of harmony, you can’t help but look inwards (while looking outwards) when you’re in Kyoto. From breathtaking shrines on almost every block, dimly lit lanterns in Gion, to the cozy bars nestled up alongside the Kamo River, there are few wrong turns in Kyoto. If you’d rather spend your hard-earne ...

Made with a Purpose: Handmade Bags from India

Reshma is offering the Good Indian Girl community 20% off the Made With a Purpose handbags. Just use code GIG20OFF at checkout to receive your discount. Learn more Made with a Purpose below.  Reshma Thakkar witnessed the struggles faced by Indian girls and women firsthand on family trips to her native land. Born and raised in the United States, ...