Asian American white-collar professionals are the least likely group in the United States to be promoted into management. But the problem exists in a number of sectors, from tech and finance to law and government. This was painfully obvious to us while reading the newly released diversity and inclusion report from a large Silicon Valley company: Its 19 pages never specifically address Asian Americans. In contrast, the report addresses Hispanics, African Americans, and Native Americans as distinct categories. Across the country, the results are the same.
Asian Americans Are the Least Likely Group in the U.S. to Be Promoted to Management
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By Lilian Wu , Wei Jing. In the effort to increase the participation of women and people of color in science, technology, engineering, and math STEM careers, a common assumption is that Asian men and women are doing fine, that they are well represented in STEM and have no difficulty excelling in STEM careers. This belief is supported by the easy visibility of Asian faces on campuses, in STEM workplaces, and in government laboratories. Indeed, Asians are generally considered to be overrepresented.
Asian Women in STEM Careers: An Invisible Minority in a Double Bind
Asian American women have made a significant impact on the United States in a wide variety of fields. Despite facing both racial discrimination and sexism, these women stood strong, challenged stereotypes, and paved the way for future generations. As the first Chinese-American movie star, Anna May Wong used her fame to challenge racism and stereotypes in Hollywood. Born in in Los Angeles, California to second generation immigrants. Growing up in Los Angeles, Wong was captivated by the world of Hollywood and spent much of her childhood at the movies and hanging around studios begging directors to give her a role in their movies.
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