Episode 114 – The Social Distance Series: Raising Multiracial Children with Farzana Nayani

When we began our podcast journey several folks reached out to us about covering the multiracial Filipino experience. The question came to mind “What does it mean to be a multiracial Filipino?” This is a question that we knew we’d need an expert to share their experience and perspective.

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In this episode we chat with Farzana Nayani, author of the new book ‘Raising Multiracial Children.’ Farzana shares her experience growing up in a Filipino and Pakistani household in Canada. How her upbringing combined with her University of Hawaii, Manoa graduate school focus on multicultural communications lead to her current path as an author, business and life coach, and diversity, equity & inclusion specialist. Farzana also shares how writing the illustrated guide ‘Being All Of Me’ with Multiracial Americans of Southern California transitioned into the book ‘Raising Multiracial Children’ with independent publisher North Atlantic Books and national distributor Penguin Random House.

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Many thanks to the Instagram audience who participated in our book giveaway by providing their questions on what they would like to know about the multiracial Filipino experience. Fatima Gloria Shahzad was our lucky winner! We’ve got exclusive news that makes our TFAL audience winners. Use the code “TFAL35” for 35% off the book and free shipping from North Atlantic Books. (Code is valid only on the NAB site: Raising Multiracial Children). After you purchase and read the book, make sure to rate and review ‘Raising Multiracial Children’  on Amazon and Goodreads.

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