Monday, June 17, 2024

Duvasana Bisoondial

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Duvasana Bisoondial is a sophomore majoring in Digital Journalism and getting a certificate in Women's and Gender Studies at Florida International University. Her goal as a future journalist is to highlight the social and cultural contributions made by Caribbean immigrants in America and other parts of the world. Currently, she enjoys adding on to her list of books to be read and watching Indian movies, both old and new.

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