Wednesday 22nd February 2017,

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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

Campus

Asian American Students Focus on Identity, Racial Fetishism, Diversity & Holi

posted by Randall
Tani Cantil-Sakauye

Tani Cantil-Sakauye

It’s been a busy and varied month for Asian American students at campuses across the country.

At the University of Washington in Seattle, the Asian Coalition for Equality (ACE) held its third annual Asians Collaborating Together (ACT) conference at the Ethnic Cultural Center on Saturday, reported the Daily UW.

State Senator Pramila … Read more

Blogs

Huff Post: Why my Asian immigrant parents were wrong

posted by Randall

Frank Wu The dean of the University of California’s Hasting School of Law grew up under the strict guidance of his Chinese immigrant parents.

Frank Wu writes for the Huff Post that while he greatly admires and respects his parents, much of what the taught him was all wrong.

He recalls they once forced him to resign … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Huffington Post: We need more Jeremy Lins

posted by Randall

Jeremy LinWhat is the Asian American fascination with Jeremy Lin? (photo by David Shankbone)

A blog by Daniel Koh for the Huffington Post concludes the Asian American community needs more Jeremy Lins.

Is it his underdog story of graduating from Harvard and overcoming the odds by breaking into a line up in the NBA?

Of … Read more

Blogs

Why is SF Mayor Ed Lee described as a quiet leader?

posted by Randall

Ed LeeA recent article described San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s journey from a poor working class immigrant Chinese family to becoming the first elected Chinese American mayor in the city of San Francisco.

The article was written for the alumni magazine of Lee’s alma mater. Bowdoin University and republished in Fortune.

It was a largely flattering … Read more

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