Unsung Heroes

Unsung Heroes: Uncovering Stories of Inspiration and Action

We all have stories. In this podast, we aim to showcase ordinary people driven by pivotal moments to do extraordinary things. From grassroots activism,
serving others, building alliances and leadership. I hope to uncover the complexities of identity and life experiences that have inspired change in some
amazing individuals. We want to have conversations and open dialogue so that we may know and be inspired by each others journeys.

Dr. Saba Maroof is a Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist who sees patients of all ages in the Metro Detroit area.
She is a second generation Muslim American of Indian and Pakistani heritage and attended an International School when her family
moved to the Middle East during her formative years. Her multicultural upbringing informs her work with patients and in teaching. She discusses issues such
as acculturation, bullying in minority students and spirituality in mental health with psychiatry residents training in Detroit.
She has been an active in her local community in organizing lectures, workshops and seminars on a wide array of topics such as women in leadership,
mental health awareness, and parenting. She is married to her amazing husband of 15 years and has four children, ages 10, 8, 5 and 2.


All Episodes

Unsung Heroes – Episode 35

Unsung Heroes – Episode 35

Unsung Heroes – Episode 34 Cultivating Civic Engagement

We talk to Fayrouz Saad about her passion and involvement in the political sphere. As the child of immigrants, she has seen first hand how the American Dream can...

Unsung Heroes, Ep 33: Resist and Persist

We talk to attorney and activist Palak Sheth, co-founder of San Francisco based PMS — Post March Salon- as a means to providing a space for education, empowerment and...

Unsung Heroes, Ep 32 – WISE Up

We talk to Rana Abdelhamid, community activist, martial artist and founder of WISE – Women’s Initiative for Self Empowerment – about her journey and mission. WISE is a movement...

Unsung Heroes, Ep 31 An All American Muslim Journey

Saba sits down with Suehaila Amen of Dearborn, Michigan, reality tv star, community activist, educator and ambassador about her experiences and what’s in store.

Unsung Heroes, Ep 30 – Breaking Bread with Amanda Saab

Amanda talks about using her passion for cooking as a means to connect and serve others. We are joined in the studio with a few surprise guests and we...

Unsung Heroes, Ep 29 – Women in STEM and more

Unsung Heroes, Ep 29 – Women in STEM and more

Unsung Heroes, Ep 28 – Community Couple – Dream of Detroit

We talk to Mark Crain and Hazel Gomez about their journeys in community organizing. We talk about their current roles in empowering marginalized neighborhoods through Dream of Detroit, a...

Unsung Heroes, Ep 27 – Catching up with Nicole Bedi

Nicole Bedi is back in our studio as she kicks off her second campaign for state rep of Michigan. We talk about the importance of local politics and why...