In order to push AAPI issues you have to have people who are out there engaged and active - and I'm always loving the interaction, writing, and reporting that Frances Kai-Hwa Wang - contributor at NBCNews Asian America, Editor at AAPIVoices, speaker, educator, and activist - always brings to the table. A little bit from the LI profile:
Frances Kai-Hwa Wang is a writer, editor, speaker, multicultural educator, and activist on Asian Pacific American community issues. She has worked in International Development in Nepal, nonprofit administration, nonprofit development, marketing, small business startups, philosophy, academics, civil rights activism, community organization, Asian Pacific American organizations and publications, ethnic new media and mainstream media. She is a fluent speaker of Mandarin Chinese. She has both administrative skills and writing talent and would like to work for the Asian Pacific American community or Chinese American community at a national or international level.
Specialties: Asian Pacific American issues, Asian Pacific American history, Asian and Asian Pacific American arts and cultures, ethnic studies, multicultural issues, diversity, race, gender, writing, editing, speaking, teaching, lecturing, civil rights activism, revitalizing agencies, computerizing and streamlining systems, marketing, publicity, fundraising, development, logistics, strategy, language learning, raising our children with culture(s), Chinese New Year's traditions and stories.
And bikes. I can write about bikes.
Drop the mic now.