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Sundays with SEEMA: Neha Desai Shah

For episode #132 of Sundays with SEEMA, our founder Seema Kumar  sits down with Neha Desai Shah, a visionary entrepreneur and the President and Co-founder of GEP, where she has played a pivotal role in elevating the company to a global leader in digital supply chain and procurement. Beyond her strategic prowess, Neha is a purpose-driven leader, championing innovation, sustainability, and social initiatives within GEP.

Sundays with SEEMA: Asifa Tirmizi

For episode #131 of Sundays with SEEMA, our founder Seema Kumar  sits down with Asia Tirmizi, the founder and CEO of Tirmizi Design Studio, which has cultivated a thriving multi-disciplinary practice that excels in crafting captivating spaces for a diverse range of clients. With two decades of expertise in the dynamic realm of architecture and interior design in the heart of New York City, Asifa Tirmizi stands as a seasoned professional and a visionary leader. Asifa is not only an architect and interior designer but also an accomplished artist, bringing a unique blend of creativity and technical proficiency to her studio’s endeavors.

Sundays with SEEMA: Jasmin Singh

For episode #130  of Sundays with SEEMA, our founder Seema Kumar  sits down with Jasmin Singh, a prominent authority in Immigration Law and brings extensive expertise to both business and family cases. She earned her Juris Doctorate from the University of Washington School of Law in Seattle, and achieved a B.A., magna cum laude, in Political Science and Spanish Literature from Colorado State University. She is widely recognized in U.S. media and a sought-after guest on global TV shows where she offers comprehensive immigration guidance.

Sundays with SEEMA: Punita Gandhi

For episode #129 of Sundays with SEEMA, our founder Seema Kumar  sits down with Punita Gandhi,  a seasoned organizational effectiveness, performance improvement, and leadership advisory consultant with over two decades of diverse, multicultural experience. Her journey began in corporate consulting, from where she branched out on her own to bring the much-needed lens of emotional intelligence into organizations to better cope with the rapid demands and stressors of change. Punita specializes in driving purpose-driven strategies, and collaborates with executive leadership and boards to facilitate the transition of organizations from surviving to thriving.

Sundays with SEEMA: Falu

For episode #128 of Sundays with SEEMA, our founder Seema Kumar  sits down with Grammy winner Falu. She is a musical virtuoso, whose talent transcends boundaries. With a distinctive voice and an eclectic style, Falu has made a significant impact on the music industry. After having won the Grammy last year, she is yet again nominated this year for her song ‘Abundance in Millets’. Her innovative approach coupled with a deep understanding of cultural nuances, has earned her widespread acclaim.

Sundays with SEEMA: Rijul Maini

For episode #127 of Sundays with SEEMA, our founder Seema Kumar  sits down with Miss India-USA 2023 – Rijul Maini. She is a remarkable individual whose journey reflects a perfect blend of beauty, intelligence, and ambition. Hailing from Michigan, Rijul has not only pursued her dreams as a medical student but has also recently achieved the prestigious title of Miss India USA 2023.

Sundays with SEEMA: Sara Mathew

For episode #126 of Sundays with SEEMA, our founder Seema Kumar  sits down with Sara Mathew, Associate Director, Research and Operations Administration at Weill Cornell Medicine, NY.  Faced with the absence of a suitable program in India, she embarked on a journey to the United States, where she excelled in a leading healthcare administration program at the University of Minnesota. Following the attainment of her master’s degree, she forged her career in New York City, contributing to renowned institutions such as The Mount Sinai Hospital and Weill Cornell Medicine.

Sundays with SEEMA: Usha Uthup

For episode #125 of Sundays with SEEMA, our founder Seema Kumar  sits down with Usha Uthup, the legendary singer who has left an indelible mark on the music industry with her distinctive voice and genre-defying style. With a career spanning several decades, she has charmed audiences around the world with her mesmerizing performances and a unique blend of Indian and Western musical influences. Usha’s soulful and powerful voice, combined with her dynamic stage presence, has made her an iconic figure in the world of music.

Sundays with SEEMA: Fashion Special ~ Falguni Peacock Tina Tandon Megha Rao

In this unique episode of “Sundays with SEEMA,” our founder Seema Kumar delves into the extraordinary journeys of three trailblazing South Asian women from the fashion industry who are setting trends and redefining the boundaries of style,  Falguni Peacock who is the Co-Founder and CEO of international fashion brand – Falguni Shane Peacock, Tina Tandon who has worked for top fashion brands like Escada and Christian Lacroix till she started her own fashion line T Tandon and Megha Rao, founder of HoliChic by Megha which is a brand inspired by her vibrant Indian and Western cultures.

Sundays with SEEMA: Rehana Mirza

For episode #124 of Sundays with SEEMA, our founder Seema Kumar  sits down with Rehana Mirza, a trailblazing Pakistani-American playwright and Lilly Award winner. She has an MFA in Playwriting from Columbia University and a BFA in Dramatic Writing from NYU Tisch School of the Arts. She recently held a prestigious National Playwrights Mellon residency at Ma-Yi Theatre in New York, after also being a playwright in residence at La Jolla Playhouse, where her musical ‘Bhangin’ It’ premiered in 2022.