Articles

Asian Landscape

Asian Americans Feel The Bite Of Prejudice During The COVID-19 Pandemic

March 31, 2020 

NPR: Esther Yoon-Ji Kang

Asian Americans during this time have faced countless racial attacks, and many still refuse to acknowledge that our Asian community is not to blame. This article includes the experience of Soukprida Phetmisy, one of this month's influential guests, and her take on what has happened and what she has taken away from it.

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The Secret to Women's Empowerment is Women

March 12, 2019 

Forbes: Keemia Ferasat

"We are the solution. The combined voice of women is powerful and it can uplift our communities." This Forbes article speaks on how women supporting women is such an important aspect in our women empowerment movement and gives ways how all can assist in "mov[ing] the needle closer to equality."

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10 Asian Americans Reflect on Racism and the Need for Equality

June 25, 2020 

This TIME article highlights the stories of ten Asian Americans in regards to the virulent racism that the Asian community faced and continues to face during the pandemic. With the cries for equality during Black Lives Matter, they are standing in solidarity with the black community while bringing recognition to their stories.

Organizations

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Ascend

Pan-Asian Leaders

Ascend enhances the presence and influence of current and future Pan-Asian business leaders and serve as a collective voice for Pan-Asian business communities.

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18MR

18 Million Rising

Using technology and popular culture, 18MR develops new ways for Asian Americans and their allies to collaborate, create new ways of being, and transform the world around them

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NAPAWF

National Asian Pacific American Women's Forum

NAPAWF is focused on building power with AAPI women and girls to influence critical decisions that affect their lives and elevating AAPI women and girls drive systemic change in the United States.