• What It’s Like To Be An Asian American Woman In STEM Today

    Courtesy of Susan Choe/Anna Lee Asians Americans in science, tech, engineering, and math (STEM) fields are in a unique position: While Asian American workers are often overrepresented, women in the community are typically underrepresented in these industries. And sexist bias, coupled with the harmful “model minority” myth, can be enormously damaging. Asurvey of 3,000 Asian […]

    Date: May 22, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Fox Gets ‘F’ On Asian American Representation Report Card After Withholding Diversity Data

    The network consistently has not shared data with the Asian Pacific American Media Coalition for its annual evaluation of major networks’ progress toward diversity and inclusion. Major TV networks just received scores on the inclusion of individuals of Asian descent. The Asian Pacific American Media Coalition released its annual report card last week, scoring ABC, […]

    Date: May 07, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • NBC Bay Area & AACI Celebrates Asian Pacific American Heritage Month – Dr. Stephanie Chao

    Dr. Stephanie Chao is a surgeon, professor and advocate for children’s health issues. She is also dedicated to community and international health work. She works with the Asian Liver Center and HepBMoms towards the global eradication of hepatitis B, the leading cause of liver cancer and liver disease globally. Dr. Chao helped launch the Jade […]

    Date: May 01, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • GIVING VIETNAMESE COFFEE ITS DUE IN AMERICA

    A new wave of Vietnamese-American entrepreneurs have made it their mission to redefine Vietnamese-grown beans as a serious contender in the specialty coffee industryBY NATALIE PATTILLO APRIL 23, 20190 Comments A coffee farm in Da Lat, Vietnam, also known as the “City of Eternal Spring” for its temperate climate Sahra Nguyen In late 2016, after a stint in […]

    Date: Apr 30, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian American Studies Department celebrates 50th anniversary with gala

    By Ivan Natividad    Tuesday, April 16, 2019 This mural was unveiled on SF State’s campus in 2003, and honors Asian American historical figures and the 1968 Third World Liberation Front strikers that paved the way for the first and only College of Ethnic Studies in the U.S.   Pulitzer Prize-winning alumnus Jose Antonio Vargas tapped as keynote […]

    Date: Apr 22, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Chinese immigrants helped build California, but they’ve been written out of its history

    In 2014, the U.S. Labor Department formally inducted the Chinese workers who helped build the transcontinental railroad into its Hall of Honor, giving them a place in American labor history alongside union leaders such as Eugene V. Debs and A. Philip Randolph and champions of worker dignity such as Mother Jones and Cesar Chavez. What was remarkable […]

    Date: Apr 17, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 1
  • Why it’s wrong to lump Asian Americans with whites

    The sun sets on a guard tower at the Minidoka National Historic Site in Idaho, where a vast majority of people of Japanese descent were incarcerated during World War II. Many of those imprisoned were from Seattle. (Photo by Glenn Nelson) In the late 1950s, Mike Ishii’s parents were one of the first nonwhite families […]

    Date: Apr 04, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • How America’s biggest Asian supermarket was born

    US shoppers are spoiled for choice when it comes to grocery options. Massive supermarkets, discount outlets, mom and pop stores, high-end yuppie marts and ethnic markets of all stripes proliferate in even the smallest towns. But for many of the country’s 21 million Asian-Americans, grocery shopping has always meant one thing: a trip to 99 […]

    Date: Mar 11, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0
  • Asian Americans may have an educational advantage, but they face a ‘bamboo ceiling’ at work

    In a controversial and closely watched federal trial last fall, an anti-affirmative action group, Students for Fair Admissions, argued that Harvard discriminates against Asian American applicants by holding them to higher academic standards and rating them poorly on personal characteristics. The university does this in order to artificially suppress the rate of admission among Asian Americans, the […]

    Date: Feb 27, 2019 Posted by: imprentacomm Comments: 0