February 10, 2019

Episode 07: Be Brave, Not Perfect with Reshma Saujani

Hello loves.

Reshma Saujani began her career as an attorney and an activist. In 2010, she surged onto the political scene as the first Indian-American woman to run for U.S. Congress. Reshma is a Wall Street Journal Magazine Innovator of the Year and one of Fortune’s 40 Under 40. Currently, she is the Founder of Girls Who Code.

In this episode, Reshma and I get very honest about our relationships with God, the ups and downs she’s experienced with pregnancy and fertility, what it was like going through those ups and downs in a very public way, the work she’s currently doing to help women and young girls, and more!

The Pain Points We Explore In This Episode:

  • Where Reshma learned to be brave and not perfect
  • The ways Reshma shifted her actions and approach to life after losing her Congressional race
  • Reshma’s experience of feeling shame about not being perfect while facing fertility challenges
  • Why we need to give each other permission to suffer
  • How Girls Who Code came to be
  • What God means to Reshma and the role her spirituality plays in her life
  • What it was like for Reshma to have her son after experiencing so many previous losses
  • Reshma’s experience with writing Brave, Not Perfect

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