Podcast: A Way Forward

Episode 03: The Trouble w/ TikTok

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.

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Episode 02: Bollywood’s sexualization of women

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.

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Episode 01: Eliminating the language of race

In this first episode, Maaria has a very candid conversation with internationally known educator and anti-racism activist, Jane Elliott.

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