Expat Harem editors on NBC’s Today Show with Matt Lauer

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When America’s most popular morning talk show came to Istanbul, they asked Expat Harem to explain Turkey to five million Americans.

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Evolution of a global niche: or, how to use an identity crisis to your advantage

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What comes after cultural disenfranchisement? After Expat Harem, the book? After expat+HAREM, the community site? A slideshow charting the evolution of a spin-off project, GlobalNicheGlobalniche.net

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She said, she said: quotables of expat+HAREM’s founder

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Highlights from Anastasia Ashman’s interviews, profiles, articles. Turkey’s bond with expatriate women, global nomads. Success for the world citizen.

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Susannah Conway finds her global niche

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When a personal tragedy changed everything for Susannah Conway, she began to unravel and find out what she was made of personally, and professionally.

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Girls at the crossroads: puberty is a time to pivot

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Adolescent girls in the developing world are unlikely agents of change but hold the key to raising the standard of living for everyone around them. A Girl Effect campaign with 100+ bloggers.

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Expat Harem editors on Turkish Hour TV, New York

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Talking about the creation of the Expat Harem anthology and meeting readers during our marathon 49-day 10-state American book tour.

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Kate England finds her global niche

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A digital desktop and icon designer shares how she draws on her multidisciplinary interests and mixed cultural background to serve a global clientele. A Turquoise Poppy interview.

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She’s Next interview: problem of global citizenship is a solution for 21st century women

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She’s Next 60 second flash interview: problem of global citizenship is a solution for 21st century women

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The dream of belonging, playing with cultural identity, and achieving a new sense of self: TurkishWIN talk

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In a live-recorded talk, I map a 15 year journey from cultural disenfranchisement to a new expat+HAREM initiative: a private, educational community for global citizens, putting theory into practice.

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Expat Harem editors on The Crossroads TV with Martin Anthony

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Anastasia Ashman and Jennifer Gokmen interviewed by Istanbul’s TV 6 News about foreign women in modern Turkey, making Tales from the Expat Harem, and other cultural crossroads.

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