Month: August 2013

Immigration Stories

Uncovering Our Stories: Rajat Dutta

When I moved from India to the USA at age eight, I experienced the challenge of “feeling different” for the first time. I was teased for the way I looked, smelled, and spoke. I tried to fit in and belong by behaving as white/American as I could. That was my first closet: when I tried […]

Immigration Stories, Videos

Uncovering Our Stories: Shweta Kumar

Shweta Final from Asian Pride Project on Vimeo. I was born in a remote area of Uttar Pradesh, in India. My parents are surgeons who run their small hospital in the area. Education was always highly valued in my family. In high school, I was a driven student and set my sights on going to […]