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031: “Our job is to hold that awkward space for others.” The importance of showing up for ourselves and for each other with Niki and Monica Magtoto
Episode 3125th November 2019 • The Filipino American Woman Project • Jen Amos
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Although sisters Niki and Monica Magtoto lead completely different lives, there's one clear thing that they both value: holding and creating space for people in different capacities. The Magtoto's share a mixed ancestry (from the Philippines, Mexico, Cabo Verde and Ireland) and consider themselves fortunate to have been raised in an open-minded and open-hearted household. They share how they "create space" for others in their respective fields: Niki currently works as an Educational Policy Analyst and Equity Facilitator and Monica works as an artist, brujita, and yoga instructor.

Connect with the Magtoto sisters on Instagram: Niki @nikimagtotally & Monica @magtotoart

Note: This episode was recorded on September 28, 2019 and may mention data and events that are now outdated.


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