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Moving to New York: One Week In

  19.07.2018   Manpreet Kaur   New York   No comments

We did it. We got up and left LA to move to NYC. One coast to the other: beaches to skyscrapers; beach bums to investment bankers; kale salads to halal

Open Letter to My Punjabi Father

  6.07.2018   Manpreet Kaur   Family   1 Comment

I wonder what you thought when you first saw me. Did you wonder who I’d grow up to be? Did you see the mischievous smile, catch the curious gaze and

International Diplomacy and Governance During the 70th WHO World Assembly: Who Is Responsible for Refugee Response?

Three year old Syrian Alan Kurdi washed up on Turkey’s shores on September 2nd, 2015. His family’s application to the Department of Citizenship and Immigration Canada was rejected.  Five year

Rat Race

  1.07.2018   Manpreet Kaur   Work   1 Comment

We go to school. We graduate. We go to work and pay off our school debts, add on apartment leases and incur more debt. We stand in long lines for

The Deadliest Diagnosis: Medical Errors

A one year old patient named Emily was diagnosed with a yolk sac tumor (the size of a grapefruit) in her abdomen. Her treatment team assured her that it was

Era of Hospitals, Hotels and Airports: Personal Commentary on Consulting throughout America

  24.06.2018   Manpreet Kaur   Work   No comments

It was said that when Captain Hernan Cortes landed on the coast of Veracruz to begin his conquest, he told his men to burn the ships so they had no

Three Unconventional Truths About Online Dating

The three of us sat around my office cubicle hunched over my phone, like little school girls, cooing over the attractive guy on the screen. “Just try it, Mannie,” one

One Week After Working in an ED Psych Ward

  17.06.2018   Manpreet Kaur   Work   No comments

At orientation, I overheard another consultant mentioning she didn’t want to work in the emergency department “because of the blood”. As a huge fan of chaos, mayhem and gore, I

Three Monthly Subscriptions That Are Worth My Money

I might be one of the hardest individuals to sell monthly subscriptions to. I hate advertisements and I hate being advertised to. I dislike unnecessary emails and baggage. Whenever possible,

A Year After Heart Break

We broke up a year ago today. The man — I planned on marrying, having two bright eyed kids with (named Jai and Arya), traveling to Bali with, growing old with and