advocacy

Episode 42: Aditi Juneja

Aditi Juneja is a lawyer, writer, and organizer living with epilepsy. She is the creator and host of Self Care Sundays, a podcast about self-care for communities of color. With past guest T. Sydney Bergeron Mikus, she is also the co-founder of the Invisible Illnesses Support Circle at The Wing in NYC. While at NYU law school,…

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Episode 33: Trishna Bharadia, Part 2

In Part 2 of Lauren’s interview with award-winning patient advocate Trishna Bharadia, we dig deeper into the details of her work and what drives her every day. While she has faced instances of discrimination and seen the same happen to her friends, she remains strong and uses these episodes as teaching moments for others. Her…

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Episode 32: Trishna Bharadia, Part 1

Trishna Bharadia is an award-winning patient advocate, and was diagnosed with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) at the age of 28. As she tells Lauren in this episode, the diagnosis helped her find her true purpose: to actively campaign for patient engagement and to represent the possibilities of living – and thriving – with MS. She…

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Episode 18: Dominique Viel

Dominique Viel is the founder of InvisiYouth Charity, a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that helps teens and young adults around the world with varied chronic conditions and disabilities discover empowering lifestyle programs to live full lives while battling illness. A natural progression of speaking engagements she began as a teen in research hospital treatment centers, she…

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