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How Pacific Islanders view therapy—and why that matters

Suicide rates are disproportionately high for people of Pacific Islander heritage. Why? That’s what a recent study aimed to…

Nearly 700K Asian American and NHPI adults identify as LGBT

June is Pride Month. According to The Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law, an estimated 685,000 Asian American…

Why perceived talent is rewarded over hard work

Is being perceived as hard-working a good thing? Not always, says research on naturalness bias – the preference for talent over hard work. When naturalness bias occurs in the workplace, it can be deeply unfair and costly.

Profile of Asian American and international homebuyers

The Asian American homeownership rate has hit a new high at 63% in 2022 and is varied across Asian…

Demographics and Socioeconomics of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders

The U.S. Department of the Treasury (“U.S. Treasury”) held its inaugural AANHPI Economice Summit on May 7, 2024. MyAsianVoice…

NYC’s first-of-its-kind report on Asian New Yorkers shows surprising results

Despite being among NYC’s fastest-growing populations, Asian New Yorkers remain understudied and misrepresented. As such NYC sought to disaggregate…

Research into Asian American health doesn’t always reflect their diversity

Large health studies sometimes paint a rosy picture of Asian Americans in comparison with other groups. When viewed not…

Non-White people are drastically underrepresented in local government

The people who serve in local governments – cities, counties and other entities below the state level – represent…

The subtle way cultural bias affects job interviews

Job applicants who want to appear calm and collected might be at a disadvantage. According to a Stanford study,…

Vastly underrepresented: Appointments of Asian Californians made by the Governor’s Office

California is home to more than 6 million Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs). AAPIs make up 16.8% of…

How to set boundaries when you’ve never been taught how

As a daughter of Indian immigrants, and as a licensed therapist, I understand how complex setting boundaries can be…

Foreign-born CEOs are fired more often and CEOs with favorable surnames are paid more

Recent studies found bias on corporate boards. Foreign-born CEOs, defined as CEOs born outside the country of the firms…

5 years of ‘Women in the Workplace’: Little progress for Asians, Blacks, and Latinas

Little progress for Asian, Black, and Latina women in the C-suite across 5 years of ‘Women in the Workplace’…

Wealth of Asian families broken out for the first time in Fed’s Survey of Consumer Finances

The Survey of Consumer Finances (SCF) is a tri-annual survey sponsored by the Federal Reserve Board and conducted by…

Religion among Asians in America – a diverse landscape with concentrations by ethnicity

While there is a greater diversity of religions practiced by Asians in America, there also exists religious concentrations when…

Newly released detailed census data makes visible 19 additional Asian groups

Asian Americans grew to over 24.0 million in 2020. Newly released detailed census data show Asian Indians (4.4 million)…

Finding 2: Leveraging support and guidance from the community

My research findings uncover the many ways that Asian women transcended into leadership propositions in high-profile companies. In Finding…

R.I.P. non-compete agreements?

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) chaired by Lina M. Khan, had announced in January of 2023, new proposed rules…

For Asian women, sponsorship can be history making. Meet Kim Ng, the first female GM in Major League Baseball

Kim J. Ng made history when she became the general manager (GM) of the Miami Marlins in 2020. She…

Overweight for Asian Americans begin at a BMI of 23 vs. 25 for most Americans

Did you know that there is a separate Body Mass Index (BMI) for Asian Americans? While not perfect, BMI…

Laws, regulations and rights relevant for the Asian female

The U.S. enacted discrimination laws that protect us from being treated differently, given opportunity differently, or serviced differently based…

I am a social science researcher who research Asian women in leadership

As a social science researcher, I’m curious about people’s lived experiences, complex behaviors, and how leadership potential is determined…

Finding 1: The evolution of personal values into leadership style

Numerous barriers prohibit people from historically underrepresented communities from contributing fully to the workplace. My research findings undercover the…

Asian Americans lag in owning homes

Asian Americans lag behind in homeownership and face discrimination in the mortgage market. This reality busts the Model Minority…