Sana | In Light of Compromise
Episode 02  / What’s Happening Here
Sana is a senior at Manhattan International High School. She was born in Pakistan but left the country to live in America with her father when she was a young teenager. In her essay, Sana explores what it means to feel confident about herself and connected to the people around her. Through working with her teachers, Ms. Susan and Ms. Cinzia, Sana learns too what it means to compromise.
Special Thanks to:
Sana for sharing her story.
Everyone at Manhattan International High School, specifically the students and Principal Gladys. An extra special thanks to Ms. Susan and Ms. Cinzia for sharing their time and work.
Natasha Warikoo, Associate Professor of Education at Harvard. For more information on her publications please visit: https://www.gse.harvard.edu/faculty/natasha-warikoo
Chris McLeod for producing the show and for creating the theme song for the series.
Murray Nossel, the executive producer of the show, for the series concept and guidance along the way.
Everyone at Memory Motel: Terence Mickey, Bart Warshaw, Kerrianne Thomas, Samira Tazari, and Carson Frame.
Jerome Deroy and Jeffrey Yamaguchi for your support.
Artist Caitlin Watkins for the show logo and awesome episode illustrations.
What’s Happening Here
What’s Happening Here is a podcast about pivotal moments in people’s lives— it’s about who we are and the stories we tell. Whether it’s having a baby, getting married, moving to a new town, each season host Katie Shepherd spends time with people telling their stories during the major events of their lives.What’s Happening Here is a podcast about pivotal moments in people’s lives that define who we are and the stories we tell. Whether it’s having a baby, getting married, moving to a new town, each season we’ll spend time with people telling their stories during the major events in their lives.