Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College
Second Floor Conference Room

Join us 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 Helen Wan and Diana Pan, moderated by Professor and Roosevelt House Faculty Associate Margaret M. Chin.

RSVP: Alice Liu

Organized by MAANY (Mapping Asian American New York – Hunter College). Co-Sponsored by the Hunter College Department of Sociology and the Asian American/Asian Research Institute (AAARI).


Helen Wan  

Author, The Partner Track, novelist, lawyer, and speaker on women and Asian Americans in the workplace.

Diana Pan  Assistant Professor, Sociology, Brooklyn College

Author of “Becoming a (Pan)ethnic Attorney: How Asian American and Latino Law Students Manage Dual Identities” in the journal Sociological Forum.

Margaret Chin (Moderator)  Associate Professor, Sociology, Hunter College and the Graduate Center

Author of Sewing Women, and currently working on a manuscript of Asian American College Graduates in the Professional work world.

Ceilings of Success: Asian Americans in Elite Professions | Posted on March 26th, 2015 | Faculty Seminars, Public Policy Program Events