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Oct 22, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Silicon Valley: Race Trumps Gender; Asians Bump into Bamboo Ceiling

Silicon Valley: Race Trumps Gender; Asians Bump into Bamboo Ceiling

posted by Randall

 

Silicon Valley

Asians find it difficult to move into leadership positions in Silicon Valley

Views from the Edge

A new report concludes that Silicon Valley high tech companies have a long way to go to reflect the workforce of the San Francisco Bay area, one of the most diverse regions in the country.

 

Although a

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Bad Ass Asians

Aug 22, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Top Asian American Journalist Fired at Los Angeles Times

Top Asian American Journalist Fired at Los Angeles Times

posted by Randall
Davan Maharaj

Davan Maharaj via Twitter

The publisher and editor of the Los Angeles Times has been ousted in a major management shakeup, reports Poynter.

The Business Standard describes Davan Maharaj as the “highest ranking Indian American newspaper journalist.

Maharaj has been editor of the Times since 2011 and became publisher just last year. He was … Read more

Campus

Dec 24, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on White Professionals Are 154% More Likely to Be Executives Compared to Asians, Why?

White Professionals Are 154% More Likely to Be Executives Compared to Asians, Why?

posted by Randall

Board Room 

The concept of the glass ceiling often refers to the limitation of women in leadership roles, but scholars also often talk of a second constraint in the workplace. It has to do with race.  The “bamboo ceiling” refers to the limited number of Asian Americans in high-ranking, executive positions in the corporate world. According … Read more

Asian Americans

Aug 5, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Study Highlights 50 Years of Progress in Employment of Asian Americans

Study Highlights 50 Years of Progress in Employment of Asian Americans

posted by Elizabeth Kim

Asian American executives
 
A new study has found employment of Asian Americans has steadily increased over the last 50 years.
 
The report from the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is titled American Experiences versus American Expectations and highlights some significant changes to the demographics in the workplace.
 
The new report, following the groundbreaking 1977 … Read more

Asian Americans

May 6, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Fast Company: Asian American Glass Ceiling Hiding in Plain Sight

Fast Company: Asian American Glass Ceiling Hiding in Plain Sight

posted by Randall

YahooLost in the discussion about the lack of diversity in Silicon Valley, is the glass ceiling holding back Asian Americans, reports Fast Company.

A new report by the non-profit Ascend Foundation found while Asian Americans are well represented in Silicon Valley, few have risen to the ranks of management.

At Yahoo, the workforce is … Read more

Blogs

Mar 26, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Think Progress: Asian American Women Face Additional Barriers in Silicon Valley

Think Progress: Asian American Women Face Additional Barriers in Silicon Valley

posted by Randall

Silicon ValleyThree high profile discrimination cases against three separate companies have been filed by Asian American women in Silicon Valley.

This may not be a coincidence, according to a story in Think Progress.

The latest to file a case is Tina Huang who is seeking class action status in her discrimination case against Twitter. Huang … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Oct 25, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Knowledge: Filipino American Woman Breaks Mold for CEOs

Knowledge: Filipino American Woman Breaks Mold for CEOs

posted by Randall

Shiela Lirio MarceloSheila Lirio Marcelo doesn’t look like your typical CEO–an old white male.

She’s petite, Filipino American and one the first woman CEOs to ever take her company public.

Marcelo is CEO and co-founder of Care.com and was named by Fortune as one of the ten top women entrepreneurs.

She has her share of stories of … Read more

Asian Americans

Oct 20, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Colorlines: Time’s Asian American Whiz Kids II Blasted

Colorlines: Time’s Asian American Whiz Kids II Blasted

posted by Randall

Time Asian American Whiz Kids IITime Magazine got it “sloppily wrong” again with its recent online follow up to its much maligned 1987  Asian American Whiz Kids cover story, according to a blog by Julianne Hing in Colorlines.

The original story has been often cited as exhibit A for those who argue the news media is responsible for … Read more

Asian Americans

Oct 15, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Time: Asian Americans Not Part of Diversity Equation

Time: Asian Americans Not Part of Diversity Equation

posted by Randall

Time Magazine Asian American Whiz Kids coverAlthough it was not the first to do so, Time’s cover story in 1987 titled The Asian American Whiz Kids is often cited as an example of media coverage perpetuating the model minority myth.

Now 27 years later, Time has updated its story talking to some of the same people it talked to in … Read more

Asian Americans

Aug 25, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on Do Asian Americans Enjoy White Privilege?

Do Asian Americans Enjoy White Privilege?

posted by Randall

Interracial Marriage  The model minority stereotype has been an albatross around the Asian American community since the 1960s (photo by Logic Speaks).

The framing of Asian Americans by the media as a minority enjoying phenomenal success has lead some to equate Asian Americans with whites. The most recent examples can be found in numerous stories about … Read more

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