Combatting Anti-Asian Racism and Misogyny: What is our Local Community Doing?

This public discussion highlighted key challenges of racism, misogyny and other discrimination faced by our Asian and Asian-American community, the responses of local organizations who have long sought to address such challenges, and what more needs to be done in our own communities. Speakers represented perspectives from the Harvard Kennedy School’s staff, faculty and student groups, as well as leading local non-profits.

Speakers included:

  • Anisha Asundi, Research Fellow: Gender Specialist, Harvard Kennedy School Women and Public Policy Program
  • Carolyn Chou, Executive Director, Asian American Resource Workshop
  • Dr. Kathy Pham, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Nick Sung, Harvard Kennedy School MPP ’21
  • Dr. Kaori Urayama, Senior Program Manager, Harvard Kennedy School Ash Center

William Huang, Harvard Kennedy School MPP ’22, gave the welcome.

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