On Representation: In Conversation with Sujata Day

Sujata Day Interview - Punita Rice ISAASE interview Sujata Day

Sujata Day, in conversation with ISAASE founder Dr. Punita Rice. Sujata Day (Sarah from Insecure, also the director and star of her own film Cowboy and Indian, and actress in a ton of other things) is an actor, model, screenwriter and filmmaker,  who wants to see more honest reflections of South Asian American women and our stories in Hollywood. (And …

Vishal Vaidya

Vishal Vaidya - Photo by Genevieve Rafter Keddy for Broadway World, Courtesy of Vishal Vaidya

Vishal Vaidya is an Indian American singer and actor living in New York City, who you might know from his recent role as Larry the Cameraman on Broadway’s Groundhog Day. ISAASE director Dr. Rice and Vishal have known one another for over 20 years (and performed a duet for their middle school talent show together, and acted in plays together …

Kevin Negandhi

Kevin Negandhi of ESPN for ISAASE's Be Inspired Project

Kevin Negandhi (who you probably know from ESPN’s SportsCenter), is an award-winning sports anchor, sports anchor for ESPN, a college football host for ABC, and a South Asian American who grew up in Pennsylvania. After spending years working as a sports director and reporter for a network in Florida, and winning two Associated Press awards, in 2006, Kevin joined ESPNews, …

Pavana Reddy

Pavana Reddy - poet, writer of Rangoli, for ISAASE Be Inspired

An interview with Shaun Jayachandran, the founder of Crossover Basketball and Scholars Academy, which works towards changing the pathway of low-income marginalized students in India by engaging educators and schools to participate in a program designed to teach leadership, gender equity, and critical thinking

Lady Pista

Inspired by Lady Pista - Music

An interview with Shaun Jayachandran, the founder of Crossover Basketball and Scholars Academy, which works towards changing the pathway of low-income marginalized students in India by engaging educators and schools to participate in a program designed to teach leadership, gender equity, and critical thinking

Natasha of Gundi Studios

An interview with Shaun Jayachandran, the founder of Crossover Basketball and Scholars Academy, which works towards changing the pathway of low-income marginalized students in India by engaging educators and schools to participate in a program designed to teach leadership, gender equity, and critical thinking

Journalist Jashvina Shah

Jashvina Shah

Jashvina Shah is a journalist. After creating 600 stories (breaking news, game stories, features, multimedia content) and a successful subscription service to her stories on the Princeton Hockey Blog (“Eye on the Tigers”), she is now a an assistant editor for a company that produces fashion magazines where she supports production, reporting, writing features, and more. For ISAASE’s Be Inspired …

Shaun Jayachandran

You want to be a trailblazer, but you also think I want to know that there are others like me. — Shaun Jayachandran

An interview with Shaun Jayachandran, the founder of Crossover Basketball and Scholars Academy, which works towards changing the pathway of low-income marginalized students in India by engaging educators and schools to participate in a program designed to teach leadership, gender equity, and critical thinking