From There to Here: My Asian American Journey

May 17, 2022 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am America/Los Angeles Timezone
From There to Here: My Asian American Journey

Join us for a special midday broadcast to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Weike Wang, a Chinese American and award-winning author of the novels “Chemistry” and “Joan is Okay,” as well as Dianne Xiao, an Assistant Professor at the University of Washington, will share their experiences and insights and answer your questions.

Speakers: Weike Wang, Author and Dianne Xiao, University of Washington
Paula Christopher, American Chemical Society

What You Will Learn:

  • Reflections on personal career paths and challenges facing Asian Americans in academia and publishing
  • How to diversify the portrayals of Asian Americans in art and media
  • How to bridge the gaps between science and art

Co-produced with: Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Respect

* This special broadcast celebrates Asian American Pacific Island Heritage Month that recognizes the contributions and influence of Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Americans on the history, culture, and achievements of the United States.