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The Americans' Ruthie Ann Miles: 'We Should Not Be Satisfied Playing the Token Asian'

Ruthie Ann Miles in a scene from Lincoln Center Theater's production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I. (Paul Kolnik)

The Korean-raised actress, currently starring in The King and I on Broadway, discussed her passion for music, theater, and says why television makes her nervous.

Interview: Jeff Yang on What Hollywood Can Teach the Corporate World About Diversity

Shows like ABC's How To Get Away With Murder have injected greater racial diversity in television (Mitchell Haaseth/ABC)
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The longtime media and cultural critic says that "pop culture is a step behind society, and brands are a step behind pop culture" in fomenting change.

Interview: The New Yorker's Adrian Chen on Diversity, Longform Writing, and His Fascination With Trolling

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"If you come to journalism kind of with any kind of outsider perspective, you'd begin to see to see how much people rely on the same sources and cover the same stories."

How Can Companies Make Better Use of Asian American Talent?

Pirq CEO and diversity and entreprenuership expert James Sun speaks at Asia Society's Diversity Leadership Forum. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

Business leaders and diversity experts at the 2015 Diversity Leadership Forum share ways that the underrepresentation of Asian Pacific Americans in corporate leadership positions can be addressed.

Interview: 'We Need a Mindset Shift' in Corporate Culture Diversity

Cotential Founder and CEO Erica Dhawan. (Erica Dhawan)
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Erica Dhawan discusses Asian Americans in the workforce, workplace diversity, and skills millennials should be developing.

On a Day for Languages, Discovering, Celebrating, and Saving Our Mother Tongues


On International Mother Language Day, Asia Society's Chris Livaccari argues that while a lingua franca is important, so is linguistic diversity.

Vishakha Desai Op-Ed Discusses 'Mythical' Rise of Asian Americans in US

Asia Society President Vishakha Desai speaks at the Diversity Leadership Forum in New York in June 2012. (Suzanna Finley/Asia Society)

Asia Society President Vishakha Desai's op-ed sheds light on the findings of a Pew study still reverberating in the press.

Study: Most Asian Americans Don't Feel 'Sense of Belonging' in US Corporate Culture

A new Asia Society fills a critical information gap relating to the growth, development and advancement of Asian Pacific American employees. (2012 APA Corporate Report)

A new Asia Society study finds that Asian Pacific American employees are loyal to their companies, but the majority don't feel part of the corporate culture.

Vishakha Desai: Rising Asia Must Forge Path for More Women to Lead

Delegates convene at the 2011 Women Leaders of New Asia conference in Singapore. (Asia Society)

Asian countries must work to ensure that women are key players in the region's rapid growth, write Asia Society President Vishakha Desai and National University of Singapore Vice-Dean Astrid S. Tuminez.

NPR: Do Asians Lack the Charisma to Lead?

Is former Washington governor — and future Ambassador to China — Gary Locke the exception to the rule? (Joshua Roberts/Getty Images)

University of California-Riverside psychology professor Thomas Sy discusses his recent study that identifies stereotypes that exist in the American workplace.