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Lisa Mattam
Skincare company Sahajan’s founder and CEO Lisa Mattam shares the journey to unlocking the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda Lisa Mattam is a visionary entrepreneur and the driving force behind Sahajan,…
May/04/2024 / by Abhijit Masih
Female voter
The growing female voter turnout in India During the general election of 2019, the long-standing gender voter turnout gap between men and women disappeared—for the first time, women voter turnout…
May/04/2024 / by Habibur Shohon
Sakshi Malik
Female Indian wrestler Sakshi Malik among Time’s 100 most influential people The only female Indian wrestler to ever win an Olympic medal—a bronze at the 2016 Rio Games—was included among…
May/04/2024 / by Team Seema
High-Flying Adventure
A helicopter journey to Annapurna Base Camp Nepal, a country of immense natural beauty and adventure, beckons travelers from around the globe with its awe-inspiring landscapes and majestic Himalayan peaks.…
May/04/2024 / by Abhijit Masih
Chef Rasika Venkatesa
Rasika Venkatesa is this season’s breakout star Bravo-lebrities are most often Real Housewives, but season 21 of Top Chef has its very own South Asian breakout star. The thousand-watt smile…
May/03/2024 / by Team Seema
Paneer Masala Pizza Recipe
Perfect For Your Weekend Dinner With store bought pizza dough, some shredded cheese, a sliced jalapeño, or a shake or two of chili flakes you can easily whip up an…
May/03/2024 / by Team Seema
Indian-inspired pizza is really cooking Pizza is one of the most ubiquitous and internationally beloved foods in the world. The dough began to rise in the early 18th century in…
May/03/2024 / by Team Seema
Prema Katari Gupta
The woman bringing new perspectives to the City of Brotherly Love From one of the birthplaces of the United States to the heart of urban revival, Philadelphia is a city…
May/03/2024 / by Team Seema
Rianjali
How Rianjali navigated her career to become a celebrated composer From a domestic violence case-worker to a celebrated singer-songwriter, Rianjali’s creative career journey has been anything but typical. Her musical…
May/03/2024 / by Abhijit Masih
Shiza Shahid
How founder Shiza Shahid created a multi-million dollar business by embracing simplicity and cultural belonging For first time cooks, the kitchen and all its gadgets can feel overwhelming. But founder…
May/03/2024 / by Team Seema
Garima Ahluwalia
A new e-commerce shop aims to skip Sephora in favor of South Asian-owned brands While major beauty retailers like Sephora have finally started stocking South-Asian owned brands, one new online…
May/03/2024 / by Team Seema
Essential Cleansing Oil
4 skincare products from a brand we love Rooted in the ancient art of Ayurveda, the beauty brand Sahajan—founded by cover model Lisa Mattam (read the feature on page TK)…
May/03/2024 / by Team Seema
Goldstories
How one designer turned her Covid-era creativity into lasting tradition Jewelry is often about so much more than fashion. Often passed from generation to generation, the stories associated with necklaces,…
May/03/2024 / by Team Seema
Dr. Pooja Lakshmin
Dr. Pooja Lakshmin challenges old thinking around how woman take care of themselves In a world that often equates self-care with bubble baths and green juices, Dr. Pooja Lakshmin, a…
May/03/2024 / by Team Seema
CareYaya
CareYaya aims to modernize homecare for millions When someone you love needs caregiving, it’s often not possible—or wise—to take up all the slack. You might need outside help, but the…
May/03/2024 / by Elizabeth Marglin
Anandibai Joshee
Spotlighting the first U.S. South Asian female doctor from the 1880s Despite the countless cultural and gendered barriers faced as a woman living in the 1880s, Anandibai Joshee never gave…
May/03/2024 / by Team Seema
Beauty, Represented
South Asian women are finally getting showcased in the beauty world. Here are some of the latest new brands, their founder inspirations, and how to achieve the trendiest looks of…
May/03/2024 / by Elizabeth Marglin
Diana Hayden
After winning the Miss World title, Diana Hayden was determined to become a mother. Her journey to getting there took strength and resilience. In a world where success is often…
May/03/2024 / by Abhijit Masih
Desi Girl Speaking
Battling depression and faced with parents and friends who don’t fully understand what’s happening, sixteen-year-old Tweety feels like no one is listening and there’s nowhere to turn to. Until she…
May/02/2024 / by Team Seema
Green peas
Green peas are a great addition to any dish as they can instantly elevate the taste from drab to fab. Green peas are a source of carbohydrates, protein, nutrients, fiber,…
May/02/2024 / by Bindu Gopal Rao