Naan-Stop Conversation with South Asian American Women

January 30, 2018 - 5:00pm - 6:30pm
CAPS Library, 3100 Michigan Union, 530 South State St Ann Arbor MI 48109

Join Nidaa Shaikh, Post-Doctoral fellow at U-M CAPS for Naan-Stop Conversation with South Asian American Women during the winter semester!

This group is for self-identified South Asian* American (SAA) women who identify as 1.5 generation or 2nd generation.** The group aspires to provide SAA women with a confidential, safe, and supportive environment to explore how various cultural forces have shaped their identity and contribute to their well-being.

Structure of Group:  This semi-structured group will use media created by or containing SAAs to explore a variety of themes, some of which include cultural expectations of women, sexuality, relationships, and career.

Time:  5:00-6:30pm on Tuesdays at CAPS (Michigan Union 3rd Floor). Pre-group meetings are taking place now until January 23, after which the group will be closed to new members.

How to sign-up: Interested SAA graduate and undergraduate students can sign up for the group by following this link: You will be contacted shortly after by Nidaa Shaikh to schedule a brief 15-30 minute meeting to discuss your interest in the group. 

*South Asian countries include the following: India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh. SAA Individuals born in another country due to the South Asian diaspora are also eligible for this group.

** 1.5 generation individuals are those that immigrated to the US as children or adolescents, whereas as 2nd generation individuals were born in the US, but have at least one parent that was born in another country.