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Asian: Asian Women

asian: Founders Arti Patel, Nikkjit Gill and Roohi Sahajpal met while studying journalism at Ryerson University, according to NOW Magazine. Patel, who works at Global News, says they came up with the idea for Didihood six years ago. This is why three South Asian women decided to start Didihood, which aims to connect South Asian women who work in media and creative industries to one another both on social media and in real life. She was inspired to finally get the project off the ground after attending a panel last fall about networking for professional women. She adds that while the South Asian community in Toronto is robust, it can be difficult for women in media and creative industries to connect with one another. Patel says she admires and takes inspiration from many other South Asian women on social media but have never reached out to them. ( As reported in the news.