2020 has shaken our lives at an unprecedented dimension. Humans are designed to grow through adversity, but how do we seize this moment? How do we make our way toward a positive outcome? More Than Pretty author Maaria Mozaffar says we need to create a collective home base where we can deliberate and learn to be better together. This moment is calling on our most courageous selves to move forward and rise to a higher elevation than before.
In her new digital series, A Way Forward, Maaria features one-on-one, impactful conversations that inspire us to face reflective moments in our daily lives. Maaria leads us through uncomfortable territories where we might feel safe but stuck. These conversations help us see possibilities where we feel that there are none… modeling how we can disagree without descending into disrespect when our focus is the humanity we share. Through each of her roles as a mediator, civil rights attorney, policy drafter, motivational speaker, mom of three, wife, daughter, sister, triathlete, and now host, Maaria is committed to progress. In this new digital series, she helps us find A Way Forward.
August 27, 2020Watch →
July 8, 2020
With 1 billion active users across 155 countries, TikTok has become one of the most popular apps in the world. Very popular among younger users, in fact, who are using the app for everything from dance challenges to social revolutions up to 60 seconds at a time. But is it safe? In this episode, Maaria talks with the UK’s 2019 Tech Journalist of the Year, Shona Ghosh, about what parents and the rest of us need to understand about TikTok.Watch →
July 2, 2020
Bollywood has had an immense impact on the culture of India and all who enjoy its movies. It’s also known for sexualizing the Indian woman to the masses. But what are these images teaching young girls about power, profit, and acceptance? Maaria speaks with journalist and author Barkha Dutt about reimagining the representation of women in media.Watch →
June 24, 2020
In this first episode, Maaria has a very candid conversation with internationally known educator and anti-racism activist, Jane Elliott.Watch →