Sanjena Sathian ’13, author of Gold Diggers, talks with Serena Puang ’23 and Suraj Singareddy ’25 about growing up Indian-American in Atlanta’s suburbs, her undergraduate experience, and working in Mumbai as a foreign correspondent. This is part 1 of a 2-part interview.

Produced by Suraj Singareddy ’25 and Serena Puang ’23

Music by Blue Dot Sessions.

Suraj Singareddy is an editor for the podcast desk. Originally from Johns Creek, GA, he is an English major in Timothy Dwight College.
Serena Puang is a senior in Davenport College, majoring in American Studies. She previously edited the Investigations Desk at the YDN. Her column "Reading the Room" analyzes culture and other contemporary issues through the lens of books.