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Networking & Cultural Identity in the Social Media Age

We were invited along with the National Association of Asian American Professionals-North Carolina (NAAAP-NC) to present to a group of young and emerging students leaders at Western Carolina University in beautiful Cullowhee, NC. At WCU, under 1% of its student population are APA and 10% are students of color. Their office of Intercultural Affairs, led…
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Model Minorities Not Good Leaders?

8Asians reported a recent University of California – Riverside study that shows the while Asian Americans are viewed as the model minority, they are perceived to be less effective leaders than Caucasian Americans.  According to Physorg, “in a groundbreaking study, researchers found that “race trumps other salient characteristics, such as one’s occupation, regarding perceptions of…
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Dartmouth President on Leadership

Being an alum of Dartmouth College, I am particularly inspired by Dartmouth’s 17th president, President Jim Yong Kim. Not only is he the first Asian American president of an Ivy League university, but he is also just an incredible human being. President Kim co-founded Partners in Health with Paul Farmer, among his many achievements. Having…
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