Hi, I am Dr. Sheen Gurrib and I want to play my part in supporting the next generation of empowered women. I'm lucky to have fascinating conversations with very inspiring and insightful female friends and family from around the world. So, on my podcast, I'm sharing these conversation with you. Join me every week as I chat to one of these wonderful women about their journey, their career choice and being a kick-ass woman in general!
Hair secrets, believing in your idea and Fable & Mane - A conversation with Nikita Mehta
33:24My guest today is Nikita Mehta! Join us as we chat about Niki's experience of setting up Fable & Mane, the importance of believing in your dreams and the reality of the hustle life. I hope you enjoy our conversation as much as we did xx
Outgrowing friends, starting a business and dating - A conversation with Courtney Daniella Boateng
1:19:20Join me and Courtney this week as we chat about our experiences of Cambridge University, micro aggressions, starting a business from the ground up and what dating looks like these days!
Content creation, imposter syndrome and meeting your heroes - A conversation with Mayuko Inoue
54:08My guest today is Mayuko Inoue! With over 400,000 subscribers on her Youtube channel, Mayuko creates content to help people find their way through the tech industry and life, through lifestyle, career, and tech advice videos by talking about topics such as imposter syndrome, cultural identity, and emotional vulnerability.
First woman and millennial candidate for the UN Secretary General Election- A conversation with Akanksha Arora
1:04:04Akanksha has announced her candidacy to challenge the incumbent UN Secretary General in the 2021 UN leadership elections. She shares her journey from refugee grandparents to being a UN audit coordinator, and explains her plans for the future of the UN.
Job rejections, university friendship and cultural identity with Faiza Saqib.
1:04:04Welcome to the episode 4 of Season 2 of the podcast 'Dream, Girl'!! My guest today is Faiza Saqib, an Afghan story-teller and journalist based in London. She has her own talk show called 'Beyond our Bubble', please check it out! I hope you enjoy our conversation as much as we did xx Follow Faiza on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/simplyf.s?igshid=1mtzba08r8iec
South Asian diaspora, colourism and internalised racism with Mehek Bukhari
1:05:27Mehek is a 23 year old law graduate and podcast host of Brownsplain. She makes really cool videos on tiktok and Instagram. She describes herself as having more opinions than she knows what to do with! She has done some incredible work focused on the experiences of ethnic minorities in the UK. As a second (and a half) generation British South Asian, she grew up on stories of racism within the UK and the horrors of the partition. She is on a mission to discuss issues that are often relegated to the cultural and historical sidelines.
Black womanhood, growing up biracial and self-confidence- A conversation with Anna Malaika Tubbs
1:05:43My guest today is Anna Malaika Tubbs, the author of 'The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation'. She is also a Cambridge PhD. candidate in Sociology and a Bill and Melinda Gates Cambridge Scholar. We talk about black womanhood, motherhood, the wonderful life of these 3 historical characters and the Meghan-Oprah interview!
Toxic friendships, self-worth and confused identities- A conversation with Ruby Dhal
1:08:16My guest today is Ruby Dhal, a public speaker, performer and author of 4 books of poetry, prose and self-help. We talk about the life and struggles of an author, the importance of representation, self-worth and the different types of toxic friendships!
Exploring the world of YouTube with Elizabeth Filips.
1:09:04In this grand finale episode of Season 1, I chat to the new YouTube sensation, Elizabeth Filips, who is a medical student, an artist and an influencer! She shares her experiences of working before going to university, of having an online presence, and about her weird obsession with only owning black clothing.
Re-exploring the path to setting up a fitness empire with Mahlaqa Shaukat.
55:06In this episode, I chat to Mahlaqa about the importance of making fitness more accessible to women in Pakistan, and she shares her journey from Oxford to Deloitte to setting up AimFit with her sister Noor, and how they have successfully secured $1 million in seed funding to further expand online and launch their app.