Michelle Cho is Vice President of the Los Angeles Office for The HSUS.
Cho is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the Los Angeles Office's Animal Content in Entertainment (ACE), Membership Services, and Special Events departments, where her experience in production and media management will serve to bring the vital message of animal protection in front of an ever-evolving audience.
Crystal Lee is a graduate of Stanford University earning both her MA in Communications and her BA in Human Biology in 2013. She earned the title of Miss California 2013 and was First Runner Up to Miss America 2014.
The last two standing contestants were Asian American!
As one of the growing number of woman in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) field of study, she advocates interventions, education reform, and policies that help with drawing in and retaining women in these fields.
Juilliard School of Drama graduate Jo Mei stars in director J.P. Chan's new film "A Picture of You" opening on June 20, 2014 in New York at the AMC Loews Village VII, with additional cities to follow. It will be available on VOD in Fall 2014.
The poignant drama comedy tells the story of estranged siblings Jen and Kyle, who travel from New York to rural Pennsylvania to pack up the home of their recently deceased mother, but while going through her belongs, they make a discovery that changes their lives.
Jo Mei recently answered a few questions about the film.
Kristen Kish emerged as both the Last Chance Kitchen and Top Chef Season 10 winner, becoming the first competitor to win after winning "Last Chance Kitchen" and the second female winner in the history of the Top Chef franchise.. Love it when we see an Asian face stand out in a crowd, as we so often should! Kristen was born in Seoul, Korea and adopted by an American couple when she was only four months old.
This Korean American cutie, who just happens to be HAPA, is a twelve year old actress, dancer and singer whose talent will earn her a place among America's top performers. Malia Tyler began performing at 4 years old booking her first professional job modeling for Target. After that she spent many years performing on stage in productions including Annie, King and I and Sound of Music.
Amy Chua, is back with her latest book, The Triple Package: How Three Unlikely Traits Explain the Rise and Fall of Cultural Groups in America. The book has been criticized for perpetuating racial stereotypes, with the The Guardian claiming "The fact that Chua and Rubenfeld belong to two of the eight groups focused on gives them license to make the sort of statements other authors would shy away from”. Chua rightfully has hit back at allegations that her new book is racist, claiming that most critics have not even read the work.
Olympian Julie Chu's family understands precisely what is at stake in TODAY's gold-medal game between the United States and Canada.
Today is an opportunity for Chu to be remembered as more of a legend than she has already become. Throughout these Sochi Games, we've heard the stories of Erin Hamlin (luge),Noelle Pikus-Pace (skeleton) and Bode Miller (alpine skiing). We've seen each of them wave an American flag and lose control of their emotions after winning silver or bronze. There will be no such satisfaction for Chu with a loss to the Canadians.
Team USA's Julie Chu is the first Asian American woman to play for the U.S. Olympic ice hockey team.
Chu has competed and medaled in the past three Olympics. She earned a silver medal in the 2002 Salt Lake Games, a bronze in Torino in 2006 and another silver in the 2010 Vancouver games. Next week, Chu, alongside her talented teammates, Julie will be fighting for gold.
The 2014 Olympic Winter Games will be held Feb. 7-23, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. This marks the first time that the Russian Federation will have hosted the Winter Games – the Soviet Union hosted the 1980 Summer Games in Moscow. Sochi, the host city, has a population of 400,000 and is located in the third largest region in Russia – Krasnodar.
Team USA athletes will compete in the following sports at the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi:
Break back: (verb) 1. In tennis, when a player, having lost a game for which she served, wins the very next game as the receiver of her opponent’s serves. 2. Generally, when a person, following a setback or disappointment, gets back up, tries again, and succeeds: BOUNCE BACK.