08 Jun, 2012

the pacific coastline

08 Jun, 2012

Today, while the rest of my new friends drive away from Silver Falls State Park in a coach that will deposit them at Portland’s airport, I get picked up...

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07 Jun, 2012

the retreat…

Sehba Sarwar
07 Jun, 2012

When my friend Sabina Haque tells me to bring a jacket to Oregon, she’s not joking. In Houston the temperatures were scraping the high nineties as I fly out,...

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03 Jun, 2012

changes in the flying experience …

03 Jun, 2012

The flying experience has changed since my childhood years when I, along with my family, boarded airplanes from Karachi to Lahore. Now the lines are long and the “security”...

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14 May, 2012

women under siege

Sehba Sarwar
14 May, 2012

For me, Spring 2012 has been about Women Under Siege, a Voices Breaking Boundaries production, which I’ve been working on since December 2011. We had an intense Part 1...

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21 Mar, 2012

exploring the neighborhood…

Sehba Sarwar
21 Mar, 2012

We’ve been driving by the gates of Villa de Mittal for more than five years and I’ve often wanted to explore the greenery beyond. After meeting Sister Paulette at...

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09 Mar, 2012

stuck in traffic…

Sehba Sarwar
09 Mar, 2012

On our way home from Minal’s school, we find ourselves in an obstacle course. All roads leading east are blocked off. President Obama is landing in Fort Ellington and...

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28 Jan, 2012

op-ed in the houston chronicle

28 Jan, 2012

On January 27, 2012 my op-ed Observing social change, in Houston and Karachi appeared in the Houston Chronicle.

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17 Jan, 2012

why aren’t there any women?

17 Jan, 2012

“Why aren’t there any women leaders being remembered today?” Minal asks. She’s happy that she knows more about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., but is also curious about pieces...

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15 Jan, 2012

a room of one’s own…

15 Jan, 2012

Collaboration can be fabulous but working alone is often under-rated. Susan Cain’s op-ed in Sunday’s New York Times reminds us of how creativity is connected to solitude.

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