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Asian Americans

Jan 9, 2018 Ξ Comments Off on Sharp Differences between Women and Men on Workplace Discrimination in STEM

Sharp Differences between Women and Men on Workplace Discrimination in STEM

posted by Louis Chan
STEM Recruitment Poster

A campaign poster featuring Sandra Tsing Loh, creator and host of “The Loh Down on Science,” encourages careers in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) in Galveston, Texas. The US Army Corp of Engineers launched the campaign in 2013

By Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

Grace Ho Brosnon of Tacoma has worked in IT since

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Asian Americans

Dec 27, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Why Aren’t there More Asian Americans in the C Suites of Silicon Valley

Why Aren’t there More Asian Americans in the C Suites of Silicon Valley

posted by Randall

Board RoomSo often we hear employers blame the lack of diversity on the pipeline, but that’s clearly not the case with Asian Americans in Silicon Valley.

A study by the Ascend Foundation found Asian Americans make up 27.2 percent of the employees in Silicon Valley, but just 13.9 percent of the executives at the top five … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Award-Winning Drama Uncovers Depression in Asian American Community

posted by Mandy Day

The ValleyBy Mandy Day
AsAmNews Staff Writer

The 2017 San Diego Asian Film Festival is well underway, featuring films from first time filmmakers to internationally acclaimed directors. AsAm News had the opportunity to talk to Saila Kariat, an Indian American filmmaker who screened her first, but already award-winning feature length film, The Valley at the UltraStar … Read more

Asian Americans

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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Indian American/ South Asian American

Trump’s Executive Order on H1B Visas Affecting Indian IT Workers

posted by Jiayi Sun

H1B Visa

President Trump’s executive order cracking down on the use of H1B visas could greatly affect Indian workers.

According to The Indian Panorama, about 70 percent of the 85,000 H1B visas handed out each year go to people from India. H1B visas are used to hire foreign employees for highly skilled jobs which could not … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Jan 14, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on No White Washing in Patriots Day

No White Washing in Patriots Day

posted by Randall
Jimmy Yang

Jimmy Yang plays the role of Dun Meng in Patriots Day
Photo by RCR

The little known story of Dung Meng, an Asian American whose SUV was hijacked by the Boston Marathon bombers in 2013, will be told in Patriots Day. The movie starring Mark Wahlberg, Kevin Bacon and  John Goodman opened nationwide this … Read more

Campus

May 4, 2016 Ξ Comments Off on Asian Teens under Pressure in Silicon Valley? CDC Studies High Suicide Rate

Asian Teens under Pressure in Silicon Valley? CDC Studies High Suicide Rate

posted by Randall

Suicide and teensBy Ed Diokno

Over the course of nine months in 2009 and 2010, six Palo Alto teenagers committed suicide. Between 2010 and 2014, an average of 20 children and young adults killed themselves annually in Santa Clara County, where Palo Alto is located.

The deaths in the city constitute two recent “suicide clusters” (multiple … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Dec 13, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Women of Silicon Valley Featured on ‘Today Show’

Women of Silicon Valley Featured on ‘Today Show’

posted by Randall

Tracy Chou

By Ed Diokno

NBC’s Today Show launched a special series this week titled The Women of Silicon Valley. To start the series hosted by Natalie Morales, the Today Show interviewed two Asian American women whose actions were instrumental to bringing high-tech’s gender gap issue to the forefront, Tracy Chou and Isis Anchalee.

Despite … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Sep 27, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Watch Live Broadcast of India Prime Minister Narendra Modi at San Jose’s SAP Center

Watch Live Broadcast of India Prime Minister Narendra Modi at San Jose’s SAP Center

posted by Randall

Narendra Modi
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Cynical Desi

Sep 24, 2015 Ξ Comments Off on Mr. Modi, India should directly invest in Silicon Valley

Mr. Modi, India should directly invest in Silicon Valley

posted by Randall

Narendra Modi with Mark Zuckenberg


By Sid Sharma
@SidBSharma

The Cynical Desi

A sense of disquiet seems to be in the air of the little startup wonderland known as Silicon Valley. It finally hit me when home cleaning company Homejoy shuttered its doors. How could it burn through $40 million so quickly? The story isn’t any better for larger companies. … Read more

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