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Friday, August 15 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
South Asian Women on Entertainment and News

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Join actor Sakina Jaffrey, known for her role as Linda Vasquez in House of Cards and journalist Lakshmi Singh, midday newscaster for NPR, in a candid conversation on how South Asian women have navigated their careers in entertainment and news. 

Moderated by WBEZ's Niala Boodhoo, we will discuss the stereotypes and reality of working in both industries.

Sponsored by SAG-AFTRA Plenary. 

Moderators
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Niala Boodhoo

Host, The Afternoon Shift, Chicago Public Media
(@nialaboodhoo) Niala Boodhoo hosts The Afternoon Shift on WBEZ, a local, daily news, information and talk show for Chicago Public Media. Previously, she was the station’s business reporter, as well as part of the multi-station Changing Gears project that documented the economic transformation of the industrial Midwest. Prior to joining WBEZ, Niala was a reporter with The Miami Herald.

Speakers
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Sakina Jaffrey

Actress, House of Cards
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Lakshmi Singh

Journalist, NPR


Friday August 15, 2014 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meeting Room 3, Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown 999 Ninth St. NW, Washington, DC, 20001

Attendees (12)