South Asian American women (SAAW) are constantly rendered invisible in the United States. Frequently, they are pitted against themselves, each other, and society due to cultural norms and stereotypes. Now more than ever, it is crucial that South Asian American women feel like they have a safe place to go where they can discuss their experiences and educate themselves about their culture. Being Seen (@beingseen2021) is a project that lives on Instagram and gives SAAW the opportunity to self-reflect, heal, and learn through AR filters. Check out to learn more!

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