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 7 – Living the Journey

Unsung Heroes, Episode 7 – Living the Journey Unsung Heroes, Episode 7 – Living the Journey This episode is dedicated to all students of higher learning. Calvin and I...

Unsung Heroes, Episode 6 – Give me your tired, your poor, Reflections of an Immigration Attorney

Unsung Heroes, Episode 6 – Give me your tired, your poor, Reflections of an Immigration Attorney

Unsung Heroes, Episode 5 – Dedicated to a Grandmother

Unsung Heroes, Episode 5 – Dedicated to a Grandmother I spend a few moments paying tribute to a personal unsung hero of mine, my paternal grandmother, “dadi”, who passed...

Unsung Heroes, Episode 4 – Building Bridges Toward Inclusivity

Unsung Heroes, Episode 4 – Building Bridges Toward Inclusivity with Steve Spreitzer, President and CEO of the Michigan Roundtable for Diversity and Inclusion. In today’s episode, co-host Calvin Moore...

Unsung Heroes, Episode 3 – Lost and Found in American, An Immigrant Story

Unsung Heroes, Episode 3 – Lost and Found in American, An Immigrant Story Unsung Heroes, Episode 3 – Lost and Found in American, An Immigrant Story Saba spends time...

Unsung Heroes, Episode 2 – Turning Tragedy into Purpose

Unsung Heroes, Episode 2 – Turning Tragedy into Purpose Guest co host, Calvin Moore, and I sit down with Nicole Bedi to talk about her journey. A dietician who...

Unsung Heroes, Episode 1 – Living a Fulfilled Life

Unsung Heroes, Episode 1 – Living a Fulfilled Life In my inaugural episode, I sit down with guest co host Calvin Moore to interview Zarinah el Amin Naeem, a...