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Friends Like Us

A Podcast featuring women of color with different views on hot topics. 

Jan 8, 2020

Prachi Gupta is a journalist based in New York City. According to Bill O'Reilly, she writes for morons, and Donald Trump says she's a "non-intelligent reporter." Her book about Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is out now. She's interviewed Ivanka Trump on her paid leave policy proposal, interviewed former First Lady Michelle Obama on her first solo trip to the Middle East, and traveled to Jordan to report on the refugee crisis. Her work has been covered by outlets like the Columbia Journalism Review,, Adweek, and featured in a Channel 4 Documentary. Her essay “Stories About My Brother” has been nominated for a 2020 Writers Guild Award. Her essay Stories About my Brother in Jezebel has been nominated for a 2020 Writers Guild Award As Well as Longform top 10 pieces.

Judith Fiona Joseph, M.D., M.B.Ais a Board Certified Psychiatrist, with additional expertise in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry and Family Therapy, in New York City.  Dr. Judith helps people from all stages of development including childhood, adolescence, and adulthood in a collaborative treatment to identify and achieve individual and family goals. Dr. Joseph is a clinical assistant professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at NYU Langone Medical Center. She is a television consultant, career coach and a sport's therapist. You can see her regularly on the Dr. OZ show! 

Nimesh Patel is a comedian and writer based in New York City. Discovered in 2015 by Chris Rock, Nimesh later joined his writing team for 2016 Academy Awards. His other writing credits include the 2017 White House Correspondents' Dinner hosted by Hasan Minhaj, Comedy KO, and Saturday Night Live. For his work on SNL, and particularly Weekend Update, Nimesh was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2018. He can be found performing at the Comedy Cellar and other clubs around NYC.

Aminah Imani is a stand-up comedian, host, and actor who can be seen nightly at reputable comedy clubs and venues in New York city. Aminah’s notable performance at her alma mater, Howard University's Homecoming Comedy Show paved the way for career highlights including; 2018 Carolines on Broadway March Madness Comedy competition, the DC Comedy Festival, Skankfest Comedy Festival, online content with Buzzfeed and television appearances on Viceland. Aminah currently produces the Wine Before Nine podcast and hosts a weekly comedy show in Brooklyn New York at the Knitting Factory.

Always hosted by Marina Franklin - One Hour Comedy Special: Single Black Female, Trainwreck, Louie Season V, The Jim Gaffigan Show, Conan O'Brien, Stephen Colbert, HBO's Crashing, and The Breaks with Michelle Wolf.