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And Then Suddenly

Nov 20, 2019

This episode is part of a special series: And Then Suddenly; Rising Voice(s)

About four years ago, Anna Xwexx Morena sought asylum in Denmark for her safety and the chance to freely express herself.  But the experience was not what she expected and feeling unsafe and used as a transgender woman, she returned to Uganda. ...

Nov 6, 2019

Mohamed Magassa was in 7th grade when he got a STEM magazine that showed a picture of a white surgeon.  Without a second thought, he closed the page.  Years later, when he was considering a career in medicine, he thought back to that moment.  Now studying to be a surgeon, we talk about why representation matters and his...