How Vimeo CEO Anjali Sud’s Failures Led to Multimillion-Dollar Success (originally posted on Brown Girl Magazine)

---In hono(u)r of the Independence Days of Pakistan and India, I wanted to share the following post I wrote for Brown Girl Magazine--- We all remember the day we were asked what we wanted to be when we grew up. In first-generation South Asian households, the responses are often predictable: doctor, engineer or lawyer. Your parents … Continue reading How Vimeo CEO Anjali Sud’s Failures Led to Multimillion-Dollar Success (originally posted on Brown Girl Magazine)

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‘But How Do You Really Say Your Name?’: The Classic Desi Struggle (published on Brown Girl Magazine)

It’s the first day of school, and you’ve come to the dreaded moment. If your name isn’t Mike or Sarah, you know what’s in store for you. Can we just skip this part, and start the class? “Is there a, hold on a second, is there a — wait, I can’t pronounce this name. Is … Continue reading ‘But How Do You Really Say Your Name?’: The Classic Desi Struggle (published on Brown Girl Magazine)