Community & Culture

‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ Highlights the Immigrant Hustle Against an IRS Backdrop

Everything Everywhere uses taxes to highlight specific challenges immigrants must go through in life—or in this case, multiple lives.

By Lauren Silva

April 28, 2022

Film Representation 

 
Featured Profile

Fantasy Sports App CEO and Co-Founder Nan Wang on Building a Passion-Driven Startup for Sports and Non-Sports Fans Alike

How life-long friendship, immigrant legacy, and Asian founders in Silicon Valley inspired the inception and trajectory of this fantasy football, basketball, and esports app

By Tiff Soga

May 14, 2022

Social Media Tech 

 
Community & Culture

‘Courageous Christy’ On Believing In Being Both A Hustler And Humanitarian

If you're really passionate about what you do, but it won’t bring you a lot of money, would you still pursue it?

By Marielle Catral

May 11, 2022

Community 

 
Op-Ed

Out Of The Comfort Zone And Into The Growth Zone

“The old adage - ‘When the going gets tough, the tough get going’ held plenty of truth because it became a survival requirement in this season”

By Marielle Catral

May 5, 2022

Community 

 
Community & Culture

AHN Top 50 Unsung Heroes 2022

An unsung hero is one who has achieved great things or committed acts of bravery or self-sacrifice. These heroes are creating positive impact, pioneering changes and making remarkable contributions in their respective fields. We understand that there are many members in this community who have been actively giving back without asking for much recognition and we want to take this opportunity to honor their excellence. We believe that these unsung heroes deserve to be celebrated for their work every day.

By AHN Editor

May 3, 2022

Community 

 
Op-Ed

Russian-Korean-Swedish Actor Director On Breaking The Chains of Being a Cultural Misfit

As I decided to put myself together and stop blaming everything and everyone for my miseries, I realized that my biggest disadvantage is in fact my superpower”

By Marielle Catral

April 27, 2022

 
Op-Ed

Awesome Asian Americans: An Illustrated Anthology That Inspires Young Generation To Dream Beyond Borders

Despite racism, discrimination, and stereotypes, these notable pioneers persisted and became role models for future generations.

By Marielle Catral

April 24, 2022

Asian American Asian Culture Book 

 
Op-Ed

Tibetan Immigrant Preserves At-Risk Heritage Through Food

"During the pandemic, I mustered up the courage to launch the first of its kind woman-owned Tibetan CPG food brand in the US specializing in (frozen) Ready-to-Cook Momo (aka Himalayan Dumplings) & Tibetan hand pies; in spite of being told by many, with well intentions, that the CPG frozen food industry for someone of my stature is just too high"

By Marielle Catral

April 22, 2022

 
Op-Ed

YASHY: A Fusion Of Luxurious Indian Hand-Embroidery And Streetwear

Aha moments aren’t magic, they come to people who are committed to their goals and never let anything get in their way.

By Marielle Catral

April 20, 2022

Community 

 
Op-Ed

Helping The Community: Dentist Supports Fresh Grads and Colleagues to Accelerate Careers

Transitioning from college to the professional world is one of the biggest hurdles newly graduates often face. Most of them feel lost and overwhelmed entering the “real world.”

By Marielle Catral

April 19, 2022

 
Op-Ed

Switching Careers at 40 Careers Might Seem Dumb But Sometimes We Have To Take Chances To Be Truly Happy

If thinking about switching careers petrifies you and fills you with self-doubt, you're not alone.

By Marielle Catral

April 15, 2022

Community 

 
Op-Ed

9-Year-Old Asian American Student Shared His Cultures With His Peers To Counter Bullying

Attending school for many Asian-Americans or immigrant kids hasn’t been easy. Some hurtful comments can even make children despise the idea of attending school, but 9-year old, Ashton Tran, did not shake but rather came up with a powerful idea.

By Marielle Catral

April 13, 2022

Asian American Asian Culture Bullying 

 
Featured Profile

Personal Finance Creator Vivian Tu is Building an Empire as the Best Friend You’ve Always Wanted (or Wanted to Be)

The ex-Wall Street Trader is on a mission to make personal financial literacy inclusive and accessible for marginalized communities—all while balancing a full-time job

By Tiff Soga

March 14, 2022

Personal Finance Social Media 

Announcement

Announcing AHN’s first accelerator program

For our first cohort launching Spring 2022, we will accept 10 companies across today’s fastest-growing tech industries, including e-commerce and healthcare.

By Bryan Pham

January 3, 2022

 
Op-Ed

Discovering Our Best Selves in “Chinatown Pretty”

Authors Andria Lo and Valerie Luu explore the priceless pearls of wisdom from stylish seniors of Chinatowns across North America.

By Jane Won

December 28, 2021

Book Review 

 
Op-Ed

Have You Eaten Yet?

Sharing a cookie with a stranger helped me get adopted. I was probably three years old when I stumbled into a meeting between my orphanage directors and two women from the international adoption agency responsible for my life completely changing.

By Daniel Anderson

December 27, 2021

 
Op-Ed

Growing Up With K-pop

With the world eclipsed by a pandemic, perhaps what we needed in 2020 was simple goodness.

By Jane Won

December 26, 2021

Op-Ed

So Asian

It wasn’t until several years after graduating high school until I realized the power of embracing my heritage.

By Lawrence Hu

December 7, 2021

Identity Race 

 
Op-Ed

Agile: The Family Business

“No Crying at the Dinner Table”, a documentary short by Carol Nyugen depicting her own family captures the quiet sorrow of family members who reside together but live in their own isolated worlds

By Jane Won

December 3, 2021

Op-Ed

Quiet Racism

What makes it hard, if not impossible, to have constructive conversations around the elusiveness of quiet racism.

By Lawrence Hu

December 2, 2021

Identity Race 

Announcement

AHN’s Top 50 Unsung Heroes 2022

Creating positive impact and pioneering change: nominations for 2022 are open

By Bryan Pham

December 1, 2021

Announcement

The AHN Community Job Board

Browse and submit jobs posted by those in the AHN community!

By Bryan Pham

November 29, 2021

Community Job Board