Episode 19 - This week we hear from Dr. Evette Haddad, the president of the Bet Nahrain Assyrian Heritage Centre (www.betnahrainahc.com). You'll learn about her PhD research, her work in the Assyrian community, and her experience raising a bicultural family. You can connect with Evette at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Episode 18 - Dr. Andrew Davoodian, MD, MBA, was born in Los Angeles and raised in Central California in the Assyrian-dense city of Turlock. He completed his undergraduate studies in Integrative Biology with an emphasis on Human Biology at the University of California, Berkeley. At UC Berkeley, he created, lectured and directed courses in Modern Assyrian Culture, Introduction to Neo-Assyrian/Neo-Aramaic (INANA), and Assyrian Dance–the first such courses on Modern Assyrian Studies at a major academic research university. He also helped advance an “Assyrian/Chaldean” checkbox for the world’s largest educational system, the University of California admissions application, making for the largest-scale state demographic recognition of the Assyrian identity. He then earned his Masters in Business Administration at the Johnson Graduate School of Management with a graduate minor in Real Estate at The School of Hotel Administration at the SC Johnson College of Business at Cornell University in New York. He then earned his Doctor of Medicine at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine and is currently completing his residency training in Anesthesiology & Perioperative Medicine at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland.
Episode 17 - Born in Madison Heights, MI, Sargon “Seggie” Isho attended Indiana University as a trumpet player. He joined Straight No Chaser, an a cappella singing group associated with the University. In 2009, Straight No Chaser was signed with Atlantic Records, which has been home to artists like Aretha Franklin, Led Zepplin, Bruno Mars, and Ed Sheeran. With 6 studio albums, Straight No Chaser has toured the world and performed on The Today Show as well as Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. For information about tour dates and performances, you can visit www.sncmusic.com
Episode 16 - This week we hear from Aneki Nissan, the founder of the Centre for Canadian-Assyrian Relations (www.ccarofficial.com). You’ll learn more about the work he and the CCAR are doing, including a documentary titled, "The Forgotten Assyrians of Canada." You can connect with Aneki at email@example.com.
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