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Jan 6, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Indian American Girl Selected by Michelle Obama for Student Advisory Board

Indian American Girl Selected by Michelle Obama for Student Advisory Board

posted by Brittney Le
Swetha Prabakaran

Swetha Prabakaran

First Lady Michelle Obama has selected Swetha Prabakaran to serve on the inaugural Student Advisory Board of the education campaign Better Make Room, reports The Indian Express. Better Make Room seeks to provide education opportunities for teenagers in the U.S.

The campaign supports Michelle Obama’s Reach Higher Initiative, with the campaign website … Read more

Health

May 19, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on KC Infozine: How to Eat Asian And Eat Healthy, White House Style (video)

KC Infozine: How to Eat Asian And Eat Healthy, White House Style (video)

posted by Randall

 

Chris Tsai and  Cristeta ComerfordFirst Lady Michelle Obama has made healthy living a cornerstone of her stint as America’s first lady.

As part of the first lady’s initiative, a White House chef joined together with fellow chef Ming Tsai and the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to release a video on healthy eating and … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Apr 29, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on NPA: Michelle Kwan Shines Light on Health Disparities

NPA: Michelle Kwan Shines Light on Health Disparities

posted by Gracie Zheng

Michelle KwanFormer Olympian and figure skating champion Michelle Kwan is shining a spotlight on health disparities in minority communities as part  of National Minority Health Month.

In a recent blog post for the National Partnership for Action, Kwan pointed out  that communities of color have higher rates of certain health conditions including obesity, diabetes and heart … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Mar 19, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on Asia Society: Asian American fashion designer Jason Wu Talks About Creating Pretty Things

Asia Society: Asian American fashion designer Jason Wu Talks About Creating Pretty Things

posted by Gracie Zheng

Jason WuTaiwan-born Jason Wu is best known for designing  dresses worn by  Michelle Obama at the Inauguration Balls in 2009 and  2013 .

“I’ve always wanted to move to New York to become a fashion designer, but I never thought I would be a part of American history,” he said. “That is so significant to my … Read more

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