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Spill the Chai: Being Nepalese in Australia

Sayaka Sayeed in conversation with Gresha Maskey about being Nepali in Australia


In the second episode of Spill the Chai by South Asian Today, host Sayaka Sayeed has a chat with Gresha Maskey who is a Nepali woman living in Australia. Our guest Gresha opens up on what her identity as a Nepali means to her and what it is like to navigate the Western world. Watch the video for a wholesome conversation between Sayaka and Gresha.

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About the author

"A Bangladeshi trying to find purpose living independently in Australia."

Sayaka says being privileged, she has always felt the need to give back to society the best she can.  She is an advocate for equality and improving mental well-being as she herself has had to deal with racism, sexism, anxiety and PTSD and has several close friends who are struggling with mental illness on a daily basis. She is horrible at pacing herself with alcohol, hates small talk, geeks out on musicals and loves to sing/write songs. She gets cranky when food is only seasoned with salt and pepper.

Instagram: @sayakasayeed

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