As someone who has gone through psychotherapy and counselling for the past 8 years, working through depression, anxiety and trauma, I can attest mental health is an urgent, yet difficult and highly nuanced conversation for our society today. I'm thrilled to see people are more willing to talk, unlearn and seek support now than they … Continue reading I Have Been in Psychotherapy for 8 Years. This Is What I Learnt.
I go to the Goldman School of Public Policy at University of California, Berkeley, and I get tons of emails requesting for information on the application process. I thought it's best to put everything in a blog post. Between working at One Degree Initiative Foundation, the countless coaching centers and the numerous Facebook groups, I … Continue reading Applying to Grad Schools in the U.S.
Photo: Ata Mohammad Adnan I discovered my true strength as a woman when I became pregnant two years ago. I realized I could put my career and my motherhood on each of my shoulders to fulfill my life, and recognize I didn't have to choose one or the other. More often than not, feminism has … Continue reading Finding Feminism
I have been waiting for this day for a long time. Floating little paper boats of dreams. Being in Dhaka in winter means you don’t get much water. Our only option was Dhanmondi Lake (because we both live close to it) and so we decided to pile up all our enthusiasm on a sunny November … Continue reading Some Dreams Should Never Die