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Episode 21 - Sana Malik

Season 2, Ep. 1

Join us for the opening episode of season 2. In this episode, Danni Reches chats with Sana Malik from Pakistan about her journey from architecture in Pakistan studies to a PhD in Malaysia. Sana talks about the struggles of being a woman in both the architecture profession and academic world in a very conservative society. She also described her experience as a mother of a young child while doing her advanced studies and the importance of a strong family support in this journey. She also address her activity as a social media influencer in the academic Twitter under the handle @PhDfriendSana and #PhDfriend. During the recording of this episode Sana drank tea, and Danni drank Amaretto.


You can follow Sana on her twitter account @PhDfriendSana


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Host of the show: Danni Reches

Producer and editor: Ido Rosenzweig



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