Series 9 - Oral history interview with Harleen Sawhney conducted by Chashanjot Sidhu

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CA UTM C001-9

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Oral history interview with Harleen Sawhney conducted by Chashanjot Sidhu

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  • 6 Apr. 2021 (Creation)

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0.244 GB of digital video recordings (1 MP4 file that runs 00:52:44 in duration)

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Harleen Sawhney is a Punjabi Sikh social media professional. Born in India, she migrated to the Middle East, England, and at last, Canada. She currently resides in Mississauga.

In her oral history with interviewer Chashanjot Sidhu (UTM undergraduate student at the time), narrator Harleen Sawhney speaks about her immigration process, as well as some of the challenges she faced as a newcomer to Canada. She touches upon her childhood experiences, specifically growing up in a different environment compared to someone that would have been born and brought up in Punjab. As well as talking about her immigration challenges, she talks about certain things that were expected from her in terms of her future career. Although she did pursue an education in a career she was interested in, she could not use her qualifications to build her career in Canada due to certain hardships, which she talks about in her oral history interview.

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Copyright is retained by interviewer. Use for anything other than research and private study requires permission from the rights holder.

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