A podcast that inspires you to turn your dreams into achievable goals. Hosted by Nadine Hsu, one of the first female race car drivers to drift, mom of 4 and entrepreneur. Co-hosted by Nadine’s woman racer colleagues who come from all walks of life. Together they form Drifting Pretty, a non-profit that inspires independence and instills confidence that empowers women to break down barriers in life.

Season 1
  • Episode 6: Andrea Roldan
    Episode 6: Andrea Roldan
    Hosts Nadine Hsu and Rochelle Desamito have an emotional discussion with Andrea Roldan about being a nurse to COVID patients and how difficult it’s been to plan and cancel, then uncancel her wedding due to COVID.  We also talk about finding strength after leaving a bad relationship...
  • Episode 5: Elene Ung
    Episode 5: Elene Ung
    Elene is our guest for this episode, and Nadine and Julie discuss how she is experiencing new things in life all the time. Whether talking about becoming a social media pet influencer, tales of working in the ER in Los Angeles, or taking up pole dancing for...
  • Episode 4: Sarah Bantay
    Episode 4: Sarah Bantay
    Nadine and Elene talk to Sarah about coming to terms with an alcohol addiction, avoiding a toxic mindset that can arise when comparing yourself to others, and her decision for a future without marriage or kids. She also talks about what fueled her to pursue racing and...
  • Bonus Episode: Julie Van Update
    Bonus Episode: Julie Van Update
    Bonus episode! Episode 3 guest Dr. Julie Van returns to update us on how her egg retrieval surgery went (and settles a bet among the Drifting Pretty members).  Then, thanks to your many voicemail questions, Julie tells us her favorite L.A. restaurants, gives us tips on how...
  • Episode 3: Julie Van
    Episode 3: Julie Van
    Nadine and Linda interview Dr. Julie Van as she recounts the traumatic experience that sparked her desire to pursue a career in healthcare. She tells us what she loves (and hates) about being a dentist, and how her family history led her to joining the Air Force....
  • Episode 2: Linda Nguyen
    Episode 2: Linda Nguyen
    Nadine and Mazda enthusiast/fitness guru Sarah Interview Linda about leaving a toxic relationship, building a life as a single mother and guiding her daughter through the world of social media. Linda and Sarah then give their tips in taking the first steps towards fitness....
  • Episode 1: Nadine Hsu
    Episode 1: Nadine Hsu
    We turn the tables on our host Nadine as her husband/VP of Drifting Pretty Benson and long-time member Linda interview her and bring her to tears. She recounts being a teen mom, how she left an abusive relationship, and what it was like being one of the...
  • Episode 0: Intro & Soundcheck
    Episode 0: Intro & Soundcheck
    In this intro to the Drifting Pretty Podcast, Nadine Hsu will tell the story of Drifting Pretty the organization. She will also introduce you to some of the members, who will also be this season’s guests. We break the ice and play “2 truths and a lie:...
  • Announcement: Drifting Pretty Podcast!
    Announcement: Drifting Pretty Podcast!
    Racing taught me that in life, you can achieve just about anything if you truly WANT IT.. I WANTED to share each and every one of the Drifting Pretty members’ inspiring stories. So today we’re introducing:The Drifting Pretty Podcast.. Every member of ours has a story that...