The book sheds light on issues affecting the South Asian diaspora in the US and seeks to help young women of mixed ethnic backgrounds find empowerment
Author Tazeen Chowdhury’s book “Brown Girls Rise Up!” has been published and is now available for purchase.
The book sheds light on issues affecting the South Asian diaspora in the US and seeks to help young women of mixed ethnic backgrounds find empowerment.
Tazeen Chowdhury is a Bangladesh-born American author and screenplay writer. She lives in South California, US with her husband Mike, their two sons and a pet dog.
Having grown up as a third culture child in the US, Tazneen is aware of the cultural barriers and societal pressure faced by ethnic minorities and immigrant families. As a result, she is committed to promoting multiculturalism and helping immigrant families adapt to American culture.
A former award-winning school foodservice director with 22 years of work experience, Tazeen advocated for children’s health and played a pivotal role in policymaking and legislation to improve school meals. She has also written the screenplay “Memoirs of an Alien,” which is based on her experiences as an immigrant to the US.