Wajiha Rizvi

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This interview is with Wajiha Rizvi, an attorney and writer living in Austin, TX. Wajiha tells the story of growing up in a small Shia community just getting its footing in the DFW area. She talks about the Partition of India in 1947, how that event impacted her family, and the lasting effects of intergenerational trauma. She shares details about the book she has written about the Partition and her journey toward becoming a published author. Wajiha also discusses her education and career as an attorney and the social activism she participates in.

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