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The BGG Podcast - Kat Calvin & Lakshmi Sridaran: “Stay grounded.”


Let's talk about women leading organizations!


In this episode, host A’shanti Gholar talks to Kat Calvin, Founder of Spread the Vote, and Lakshmi Sridaran, Interim Co-Executive Director of South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT). Kat talks about how Spread the Vote works to ensure people have what they need to vote, from obtaining an ID to actually showing up on Election Day. Lakshmi talks about how social justice is rooted in policy and shares how SAALT advocates for civil liberties for the South Asian American community.


The Brown Girl's Guide to Politics Podcast is all about amplifying the voices of women who are too often forgotten in media coverage. Host A’shanti Gholar leads conversations with women changing the face of politics. Episodes include interviews with politicians, candidates, and influencers. Get ready for roundtables, analyzing current events, and more! 


In the BGG to Politics blog, A’shanti created a space for women of color to learn about the current state of women in politics, to support others breaking into the political sphere, and to celebrate incredible people changing the course of the country. A’shanti founded the blog in 2018 and teamed up with Wonder Media Network in 2019 to extend her platform to audio.


The Brown Girls Guide is produced by Cinthia Pimentel. Original music was composed by Elisheba Ittoop.

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