About Dr. Punita Rice

Punita C. Rice, Ed.D is a teacher, writer, the founder of ISAASE, and a mom of two. She is the author of Toddler Weaning: Deciding to Gradually Wean your Toddler & Making it Happen, and the forthcoming South Asian American Experiences in Schools: Brown Voices from the Classroom (Lexington Books, 2019). Her work focuses on multicultural education, equity, and South Asian American school experiences.


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Punita Rice - Dr. Punita Rice, Founder of ISAASE & Author of Brown Voices

Punita C. Rice, Ed.D is a teacher, writer and speaker, the founder of the outreach organization ISAASE, and a mom of two. Her research expertise and passion is the South Asian American experience in the classroom, especially in context of teacher cultural proficiency and issues related to multicultural education and equity. Punita writes about her research on South Asian Americans’ education experiences for a variety of outlets, and presents for various education organizations. Her book, South Asian American Experiences in Schools: Brown Voices from the Classroom is forthcoming in 2019. She also writes about motherhood, being intentional, and choosing to be a happy mom at on her blog, Happy Mom Guide; her book Toddler Weaning: Deciding to Gradually Wean your Toddler & Making it Happen is available on Amazon. You can subscribe to her tinyletter for updates.

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