Third Culture is a podcast exploring what it means to be in between. Featuring interviews with people juggling a mix of identities and heritage, the show explores the joys, tensions and intrigue that arise when you are a hybrid human. If you have ever wondered how to answer the question "Who am I?" or "Where is home?" you've come to the right place!
Third Culture is hosted and produced by Naima Sakande. New stories are added monthly.
The show was recently shortlisted by Radiotopia, from PRX in its Podquest competition, reaching the top 10 out of more than 1500 entries. Read more about it here.
Naima Sakande is the creator of Third Culture, which she also hosts and produces. She is British, Burkinabé, believed she was Dutch, found community in Costa Rica and made a home in the USA. She is currently based in London. Naima gets a kick out of ticking countries off her 'to-visit' list and plotting to become Doctor Who's next assistant.
Martha Snow produces Third Culture. Based in New York, but originally hailing from Massachusetts, she met Naima while living in Jaipur, India, where they quickly determined they were kindred spirits. Martha believes in the fundamental power of stories to build empathy and help us all get over ourselves and be better people. She is also a fan of wild interpretive dancing when words fail.
Becky Aston is the web developer for Third Culture. She is a Zimbabwean, six years brewed in the USA and currently based in Berlin. She is a questioning nomad whose roots are widespread. She is an artist and a coder. You can look at some of her work at rebeccaaston.com.
Jacqi Lee is a graphic designer originally from and currently based in Los Angeles. She is a curious traveler and observer within and beyond her hometown. You can find her taking an evening stroll in Koreatown, eating at any time of day in Little Ethiopia, or by sending a message to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the Media
Third Culture was recently shortlisted by Radiotopia, from PRX in its Podquest competition, reaching the top 10 out of more than 1500 entries. Read more about it here. Check out the winner of the competition here.