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There are not enough women or minorities in office, and there should be. Yes, I am saying this because I am a South Asian woman living in the US.


The Intersection Between HIV/AIDS and Domestic Violence in AA and NHPI Women

The Intersection Between HIV/AIDS and

Domestic Violence in AA and NHPI Women

National Conference call on AAPI women’s issues Friday, May 13th

In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the White House Council on Women and Girls and the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders invite you to a nationwide conference call on AAPI women’s issues this Friday, May 13th from 2:30pm -3:30pm Eastern.  Tina Tchen, Chief of Staff to the First Lady and Executive Director of the White House Council on Women and Girls, Lynn Rosenthal, White House Adviser on Violence Against Women, and other senior officials from the Departments of Labor and Heal


Asians, Pacific Islanders & HIV: Baby Girl, You Are Still a Flower

May 19 is National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and World Hepatitis Day. This blog post is one of a series on the impact of HIV and Hepatitis B in Asian & Pacific Islander communities. As A&PIs, you may not believe that you are at risk for these diseases, but you are. Follow our posts throughout the week for different perspectives and stories from our community.


Asians, Pacific Islanders & HIV: Building Leadership

I recently went to a conference in DC about women advocating for HIV services, prevention programs, and awareness campaigns for their communities. Unfortunately, but not surprisingly, of the 40+ women that attended the conference there was only one Asian woman ­­– me—and one Pacific Islander. This is shocking to me as I’ve recently learned that Asian & Pacific Islander men and women (across all sexual orientations) have the highest percentage increase in new HIV infections—higher than any racial or ethnic group in the country.


Asians, Pacific Islanders & HIV: How HIV/AIDS is affecting women in the U.S.

May 19 is National Asian & Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and World Hepatitis Day. This blog post is one of a series on the impact of HIV and Hepatitis B in Asian & Pacific Islander communities. As A&PIs, you may not believe that you are at risk for these diseases, but you are. Follow our posts throughout the week for different perspectives and stories from our community.


Asian American Women in the Changing World of Education

I am an Asian American Woman in education. I have my Bachelor's degree in Human Development and Psychology. I finished my teaching credential in one year and my Master's degree in Education in one year after that. I have been teaching for four years. On March 15, 2010, the impossible happened. I received a pink slip. I am Asian American. I worked hard to get where I am. I work in a high poverty school where children are given free or reduced priced lunches everyday. I work long hours and I don't get paid overtime. 


FAIL: Marie Claire's Asian Trophy Wives Article is bad writing that reinforces stereotypes

If you have not read it yet then I would read it only to let yourself get really angry and enraged: http://bit.ly/GX4h4. Marie Claire ran the following article, “The New Trophy Wives: Asian Women,” and I’m not introducing any new concepts or critiques that other people have not brought up.