GladiatriX Podcast with Malini Sarma

Interviews with strong women from all over the world who have overcome their fears against all odds that will inspire you to act and believe in yourself.

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Born to Dance with Sudha Chandra Sekhar Part 1

#34 Sudha Chandrasekhar, who recently turned 80, is a world renowned artist, a dedicated Bharatanatyam dancer, a rare genius and a guru to thousands of students. She was born to dance, started dancing at the age of 4 and still continues to train and teach. She speaks of her time growing up in pre independent India, influence of her mother and some of her memorable moments dancing for royalty, presidents and celebrities.

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Understanding monkeys to understand society with Primatologist Sana Saiyed

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Surviving and Thriving, 40 years strong with TerriLynn Phillips

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Show notes update

#31 This is an update to let you know we are on holiday break. We will be back in January 2021 with new shows. If there is someone who you think should be on the show, please do reach out.

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About The Show

This podcast showcases women, predominantly women of color, who in spite of their fear, are forging ahead, chasing their dreams and becoming stronger.

Discover how these conversations can help you so that you can work through your fear and conquer your dreams. What do you need to move ahead?

Whether it is starting your own business, traveling the world on your own, standing up to your boss or just silencing that voice in your head, every small step you take is a push in the right direction.

It’s a mix of interviews, special co hosts and solo shows that you are not going to want to miss.

Hit subscribe and get ready to jump into the arena!

Malini Sarma

Malini Sarma

Your Host

Hello. I am Malini. I am a dancer, world traveler and storyteller. I am a hard core fan of chai and anything hot. I am always looking for new adventures and would rather be outside than inside.

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