For this month’s show, host Ankita Bharadwaj engages in a short talk with Nasra Wehelie about how it is to be Black and Muslim in the US. The episode also features a Rohingya Genocide facts and why the US should do more to solve the regional crisis with international impact. The last part of the episode features Ghazals, a form of music from Ankita’s home state back home in India. This form is also popular in Pakistan.
About the guest- Nasra wehelie is the Alder for District 7 at the Madison Common Council. She is also the founder/CEO of Empathy 4 Equity LLC. Her organization aims to develop strategies for building a “Culture of Empathy” within organizations to better connect employees and their communities. Her consulting business supports the deep alignment between individual and organizational aspiration and daily practices though the lens of Diversity, Empathy, Equity and Inclusion. Nasra combines passion for social change with a practical results-orientation.