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Cooking and Community with Quincy Surasmith

Cooking and Community with Quincy Surasmith

Quincy Surasmith has a knack for bringing people together. He's a multidisciplinary artist working on two projects: Eat Kune Do, a pop-up supper club in Los Angeles and “Asian Americana,” a podcast about “slices of distinctly Asian American culture and history.” The...

Lazy Sundaes’ Recipe for Sweet Success during a Pandemic

Lazy Sundaes’ Recipe for Sweet Success during a Pandemic

Food, design, fashion, and cute animals: when Tammy Na and Amber Luan first met at Boston University in 2008, they bonded over these interests and decided they would eventually do “something” together. Over ten years later, that “something” is now Lazy Sundaes, a...

Po-Shen Loh Takes Action by Developing a COVID Tracking App

Po-Shen Loh Takes Action by Developing a COVID Tracking App

As the COVID-19 pandemic rages on, there remains a thirst for solutions. In the frustrating absence of effective solutions and answers from the government, people have been developing their own. One of these proactive individuals is Po-Shen Loh, a 38-year-old...

Starting a Podcast with Advice from Professionals

Starting a Podcast with Advice from Professionals

Over the years, podcasts have begun to grow in popularity. They're entertaining and easy to listen to wherever you go, contributing to the overall appeal of the listening platform. But while chatting into a mic might seem simple and straightforward, starting a podcast...

The Importance of Diversity in Journalism

The Importance of Diversity in Journalism

Growing up in Bayside, Queens, I have always been surrounded by diversity. Before going to NYU, my parents sent me to public school. The classrooms were always filled with different races and backgrounds.  The borough itself is known as the most ethnically...

Interview with Eliza Blank: Growing a Business from Passion

Interview with Eliza Blank: Growing a Business from Passion

“Plants make people happy.” This is the motto that Eliza Blank, founder of The Sill, believes in — and built a business around. The Sill was founded on a growing need for a brand that’s relatable, trendy and plant focused. Started almost a decade ago as an online...

California State Treasurer Chats About Leadership and Finance

California State Treasurer Chats About Leadership and Finance

Leadership has been on my mind a lot lately — on the national level as we head into an election year, as well as in my personal life as I think about who is in charge, what power entails, and what leaders do. There are many different kinds of leaders, but one thing...

Dion Lim: Making Her Moment

Dion Lim: Making Her Moment

When Dion Lim walks into a room, it’s impossible not to feel the energy that radiates from her aura. With her signature news anchor dress (in a bright color, of course) and huge Colgate smile, Lim has an infectious, bubbly energy about her. It would be hard to believe...

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