Mapping of Asian Americans in New York (MAANY)

Ceilings of Success:
Asian Americans in Elite Professions

Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Time: 3:30PM to 5:30PM

Place: Roosevelt House - Hunter College/CUNY
47-49 East 65th Street, 2nd Fl Meeting Room, Manhattan


"Lean in" for a lively discussion from a diverse panel consisting of academic, creative, and corporate perspectives on the challenges faced by second generation Asian Americans (especially women) in the elite, competitive workplace. Topics include: How to battle The Model Minority stereotype, cultural and gender diversity at the workplace, glass ceilings for Asian Americans, and balancing work, career, and family.

A conversation with:

Diana Pan, Assistant Professor of Sociology (Brooklyn College), author of “Becoming a (Pan)ethinic Attorney: How Asian American and Latino Law Students Manage Dual Identities” in the journal Sociological Forum

Helen Wan, author of The Partner Track (Macmillan), novelist, lawyer, and speaker on women and Asian Americans in the workplace

Moderated by Margaret M. Chin, Associate Professor of Sociology (Hunter College), author of Sewing Women, and currently working on a manuscript of Asian American College Graduates in the Professional work world

Hunter College Dept of Sociology
Asian American / Asian Research Institute - CUNY







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