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  • Sarcasmic With Dhaya Lakshminarayanan Ep. 6: Women & Tech With Vera Chan

    18/07/2016 Duração: 43min

    On this episode, Dhaya talks gadgetry made "for women" with Vera Chan, a Yahoo and Microsoft alum who knows a thing or two about marketing. From some shady Fitness Apps to the politics of Booth Babes, Dhaya and Vera are here to tell the tech industry, "Stop making things pink and pretending that it works."

  • Sarcasmic With Dhaya Lakshminarayanan Ep. 5: Sorry! Excuse Me!

    16/06/2016 Duração: 26min

    Growing up bilingual, Dhaya moved through the world in both English and Tamil. Interestingly enough there’s no word for "excuse me" in Tamil, but there is a phrase that just means “stand aside!” Her relatives in India could never understand why she was always apologizing and saying "excuse me." Is that an American thing? Or is it an American woman thing?

  • Sarcasmic With Dhaya Lakshminarayanan Ep.4: Women Speaking Up

    17/05/2016 Duração: 34min

    When can women speak out against discrimination, and what should they do when they feel like they can't? Dhaya tackles negotiating, debating, and navigating the working world for women today. With anecdotes of childhood trips to India and an interview with biotech superstar and stand-up comic, Karinda Dobbins, Dhaya uses it all to drop some serious wisdom on speaking up and speaking out.

  • Sarcasmic With Dhaya Lakshminarayanan Ep.3: Negotiating

    15/04/2016 Duração: 22min

    The best negotiator Dhaya has ever met is her immigrant mother. She can go into any market and get the best price. This podcast episode is about negotiating, who’s great at it, how to be better at it, and if that has anything to do with pay gaps in industries from Technology to Hollywood.

  • Sarcasmic With Dhaya Lakshminarayanan Ep.2: Fool Me Twice

    15/03/2016 Duração: 33min

    A pink razor with a flower that costs $2 more than a regular disposable razor? Dhaya fell for it. Spanx? Yes. Dhaya covers marketing trends that seduce us to buy “woman” branded items and services. How do they get in our heads? And is it worth it?