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Asian Pacific American Q&A Series

We began interviewing noteworthy Asian Americans as a way to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month in May 2013. We enjoyed it so much that we decided to continue the series indefinitely. You can find our complete archive below.

Interview: Jeremy Lin on 'Breaking Down Stereotypes,' Dunking on His Mom, and New York vs. Houston vs. LA

Current Affairs Lifestyle 'I'm very proud of who I am and my heritage so I have no issues answering questions about it.” NBA point guard Jeremy Lin discusses his Chinese and Taiwanese American background in an Asia Blog interview.
May 13th by Tim Lau |

Interview: Actress Jennie Kwan, From California Dreams to a 'Place of Empowerment'

Current Affairs Filipino-American actress and singer Jennie Kwan retraces the characters she's played that "exemplify young women stepping into their power."
May 11th by Eric Fish |

Interview: Julie Chu on Her Olympic Hockey Journey and 'Breaking Down Walls'

Lifestyle “We’re still trying to break down images, whether they’re created by someone else or created by ourselves.” Four-time Olympic medalist Julie Chu reflects on being the first Asian American to play for the U.S. women’s hockey team.
May 8th by Tim Lau |

Interview: Vivek Wadhwa on 'Subtle Discrimination' and the Coming 'Star Trek Future'

Current Affairs Well known tech entrepreneur says we're on the cusp of exponential technological development that will have profound effects on the world, and the U.S. shouldn't lose its footing with bad immigration policy.
May 6th by Eric Fish |

Interview: Ken Leung on 'Lost,' 'Rush Hour,' and Not Being a Martial Artist From Hong Kong

Arts "People will see a person if you play a person. I still feel this, but over time I see some of the invisible obstacles, too," says Ken Leung of his experience as an Asian American actor.
May 4th by Tim Lau |

Interview: Far East Movement on Asian Parents, the LA Riots, and Taking Bieber to Koreatown

Arts "It all started in the parking lots of Koreatown," says Kev Nish of the chart-topping Asian American hip hop group Far East Movement.
May 1st by Juan Machado |

Interview: DJ George Pihlgren Looks Forward to Spinning 'Eclectic Mix' at Asia Society Celebration

Get to know DJ George Pihlgren, who will participate in Asia Society's Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebration on May 1.
April 30th by Asia Society |

Get to Know the NYC Bhangra Dance Company

The dynamic NYC Bhangra Dance Company will make a high-energy appearance Asia Society's Asian Pacific American Heritage Month celebration on May 1.
April 23rd by Asia Society |

Interview: USPS Puts Its Stamp on Lunar New Year With Illustrator's New Series

Multimedia Meet Kam Mak, the artist behind the colorful stamp series, "Celebrating Lunar New Year," as he talks to us about what the holiday means to him, and what inspires him in his designs.
January 31st by Bette Ha |

Interview: RISD President John Maeda Bridges Cultures and Disciplines

Education RISD President John Maeda talks about what growing up Asian American taught him about reaching across disparate disciplines.
July 2nd by Clara Lambert |