• The Asian Glass Ceiling: Studying the Model Minority Myth

    When we examine the pipeline for leadership talent, Asian Americans aren’t there. “Asian Americans are the forgotten minority in the glass ceiling conversation,” says Buck Gee and Denise Peck, two former Silicon Valley executives in this must-read piece from HBR. In fact, they find, Asians are sometimes included with whites in corporate diversity reports and not counted […]

    Date: Jun 15, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Why Asian Pacific American Heritage Month is still necessary

    We are the fastest growing major racial group, yet we’re still starved for representation. The minute any Asian American makes an appearance in the mainstream media, the Facebook walls and Twitter feeds of other Asian Americans light up: We like the posts about Chloe Kim winning the Olympic Gold Medal for snowboarding, or retweet the […]

    Date: May 23, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian-Pacific-American success and pride unfold in Central Florida

      May is Asian-Pacific-American Heritage Month, dedicated to celebrating the contributions of the Asian-American community to our great nation. Though Asians have been in America since the time of Ferdinand Magellan, the numbers have always been small, though not for a lack of trying (see Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882). Indeed, May was chosen to […]

    Date: May 23, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author and Olympic Figure Skater Among Honorees During 2018 API Heritage Month

    Sacramento – The California Joint Asian Pacific Islander Legislative Caucus announces the honorees for this year’s API Heritage Month “Excellence Awards” today (Monday, May 14th) at the State Capitol. Excellence in Advocacy: Amanda Nguyen – Founder and CEO of Rise Excellence in Business:  Ron Wong – President and CEO of Imprenta Communications Group, Inc. Excellence […]

    Date: May 21, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • The ‘Shib Sibs’ Talk Asian Representation, Stereotypes And K-Pop

    In an ice dancing routine, a pair is often separated by no more than two arms’ length for much of the routine. Luckily, Alex and Maia Shibutani get along. The brother-and-sister Olympic pair, known as the “Shib Sibs,” talked with HuffPost Asian Voices about skating together for the past 14 years and winning two ice dancing bronze […]

    Date: Mar 15, 2018 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Remain Underrepresented on Television

    Although significant progress has been made in the past few years in opportunities for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders on prime-time television, they remain underrepresented, marginalized and relegated to token appearances on comedies and dramas, the summation of a new study released Tuesday. “Tokens on the Small Screen,” conducted by professors and scholars from six […]

    Date: Sep 26, 2017 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Rep. Chu Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

    Today marks the start of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, which commemorates the history, contributions, and achievements of the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community throughout the month of May. Rep. Judy Chu (CA-27), Chair of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), released the following statement: “Every year in May, we come together […]

    Date: May 01, 2017 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • As other malls die off, this one in Arcadia focuses on Asian shopper

      hen Taiwanese menswear brand SST&C opened its first U.S. store last year, the company bypassed glitzy shopping hubs such as Beverly Hills or South Coast Plaza in favor of a mall tucked into the San Gabriel Valley. What Westfield Santa Anita lacks in name recognition, it makes up for with one huge edge: a […]

    Date: Apr 10, 2017 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0