With the growing popularity of Hollywood movies featuring Asian protagonists, such as “Crazy Rich Asians” and “Mulan,” discussions on Asian American media representation have become increasingly captivating and relevant.
“I’m really hoping to engage, educate and really empower Asian American women to become lifelong leaders,” Chung said.
“We wanted to talk about a topic that’s central to conversations in the Asian American community, and obviously representation in the media is one of those things,” Guise said in an interview.
“At the moment, it’s predominantly East Asian and, more recently, South Asian stories that are being told,” Guise said.
“We need to continue telling the stories of those communities, but the Asian American community’s not just Chinese and Japanese and Korean and Indian people.