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    • Meghna Goswami oral history interview and transcript 

      Goswami, Meghna (2018-05-25)
      Meghna Goswami was born in Shalang, India and moved to Houston in 2003 with her husband. Due to her immigration status, she was not able to work, and instead volunteered her time working with Houston Area Women’s Shelter ...
    • Manish Wani oral history interview and transcript 

      Wani, Manish (2018-04-04)
      Dr. Manish Wani was born in Vadodara, India, in 1968. He and his family immigrated to Arlington, TX when he was 2 for his father to earn his post-doctoral degree in civil engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington. ...
    • Devinder Mahajan oral history interview and transcript 

      Mahajan, Devinder (2018-03-12)
      Devinder Mahajan was born in Sialkot, Pakistan on March 15, 1936 (at the time, Sialkot was part of Indian territory). He worked as an engineer in India after graduating college. He immigrated to the United States in 1960 ...
    • Bao-Long Chu oral history interview and transcript 

      Chu, Bao-Long (2018-04-20)
      Bao-Long Chu was born in 1967 in Saigon, Vietnam. He, his parents, and his siblings left Vietnam just prior to the Fall of Saigon in April 1975. His family briefly lived in Miami before settling in Galveston in 1976. Since ...
    • Nusrat Ameen oral history interview and transcript 

      Ameen, Nusrat (2018-05-29)
      Dr. Nusrat Ameen is originally from Dhaka, Bangladesh, and moved to Houston in 2006 where she worked as a visiting scholar at Rice University. Ultimately, by following her passion to help victims of abuse and her scholarly ...
    • Riya Mehta oral history interview and transcript 

      Mehta, Riya (2016-03-01)
      Riya Mehta is a second generation Indian-American who was born and raised in Wisconsin. Her father emigrated from India for graduate school and her mother for medical residency. Riya is currently a freshman student at ...
    • Cathy Phan oral history interview and transcript 

      Phan, Cathy (2017-06-21)
      Cathy Phan grew up in Houston in the 1990’s, with parents who immigrated from Vietnam. She attended college at the University of Texas, where she obtained a degree in human biology with a concentration of human impact on ...
    • Shane Chen oral history interview and transcript 

      Chen, Shane (2017-06-23)
      Shane Chen was born in Taipei, Taiwan and immigrated to Houston, US with her family at the age of six. She graduated from University of Texas with a psychology major and advertising minor. She briefly worked in the marketing ...
    • Sesh Bala oral history interview and transcript 

      Bala, Sesh (2018-04-23)
      Sesh Bala was the president of Daya from 2016-2017, an organization based in Houston, Texas focused on helping South Asian women, children, and families who are victims of domestic abuse. He had previously been interviewed ...
    • Vibhuti Shah oral history interview and transcript 

      Shah, Vibhuti (2018-06-11)
      Mrs. Vibhuti Shah was born in Bombay, India in 1945. In India she received her Masters in Microbiology and Biochemistry, and after coming to America in 1970 she started using her medical technology degree to work in a lab. ...
    • Marguerite Gee Royse oral history interview and transcript 

      Royse, Marguerite Gee (2018-03-05)
      Marguerite Gee Royse was born in 1944 in Houston, Texas as the youngest in a family of 12 children. As one of the early Chinese families in Houston, her father opened up multiple grocery stores in Houston, serving mainly ...
    • Viola Chan and Pastor Daniel Ho oral history interview and transcript 

      Chan, Viola; Ho, Daniel (2018-02-10)
      To investigate the history of Chinese Baptist Church, we sought to interview Viola Chan, known to have knowledge of CBC’s early years, and Pastor Daniel Ho, the senior pastor at CBC. They provided historical background to ...
    • Dolly Brenneman (Nguyen-Son Le-Hang) oral history interview and transcript 

      Brenneman, Dolly (Nguyen-Son Le-Hang) (2018-03-20)
      Dolly Brenneman was born with the name Nguyen-Son Le-Hang in Bien Hoa, Vietnam in 1952. She spent her childhood in Vietnam and Paris where she attended American schools. She first came to the United States for college in ...
    • Faye Chin oral history interview and transcript 

      Chin, Faye (2018-05-12)
      Faye Chin was one of the first members of the Sunday School at Chinese Baptist Church, which started as a mission of First Baptist Church in Houston, Texas. She grew up in the church, which was composed of key members that ...
    • Daniel Ho oral history interview and transcript 

      Ho, Daniel (2018-02-10)
      Pastor Daniel Ho is the Senior Pastor at Chinese Baptist Church (CBC). To add to the Chinese Baptist Church research project, Pastor Dan was interviewed on his life story, from being born in Hong Kong to moving to New York ...
    • Tha Aung oral history interview and transcript 

      Aung, Tha (2017-06-21)
      Tha Aung was born in Thailand to a Burmese father and Karen mother, and grew up in a small village in Burma. At around age 14, his mother took him, his brother, and his sister to the Mae La refugee camp in Thailand to ...
    • Tairong Zheng oral history interview and transcript 

      Zheng, Tairong (2017-06-08)
      Tairong Zheng (郑泰榕) was born in Nanjing in 1974 to schoolteacher parents, and grew up in China under the effects of the end of Mao’s Cultural Revolution. She met her Chinese-American husband at 25 and followed him back to ...
    • Atul Kothari oral history interview and transcript 

      Kothari, Atul (2018-02-08)
      Mr. Atul Kothari left India for New York in 1974 and finally ended up in Houston in 1976 where he has lived ever since. He holds an MBA as well as a B. Tech. and MS in Chemical Engineering. He has owned his own public ...
    • Anonymous Daya client oral history interview and transcript 

      Daya Client (Anonymous) (2012-06-18)
      This interviewee was born in India where her family remains today. She, however, came to North America after graduating from pharmacy school and six months after her arranged marriage with her husband. She and her husband ...
    • Denka Wangdi oral history interview and transcript 

      Wangdi, Denka (2017-11-01)
      Denka Wangdi is the daughter of Tibetan-Indian diplomats. Her father worked in embassies around the world, in the process meeting important figures such as Mother Theresa and the Dalai Lama. She was born in Denmark, and ...