Major Category Winner, Breaking Barriers (video): Anjum Nayyar

Anjum Nayyar

Balancing Cultural Expectations and Motherhood


  When Anjum Choudhry Nayyar first found out she was pregnant, she was over the moon.  She knew her life would change from this moment on. She hoped she could be as good of a mom as her mother was to her growing up. However, she remembered all the foreign Hindu traditions she faced when she got married.

 How would she balance culture and motherhood as a new mom knowing that she wasn’t raised in a traditional South Asian family?


Read more of Anjum’s story here on, the world’s largest women’s case study library.

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(and a guest appearance in the bottom corner by our staffer, Hannah!)


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