content direction / branding
Audience: Medical students, health science students, learners of all kinds.
Work: Content direction of products, marketing pages, product pages, Facebook posts, blog.
Audience: Conservatives, liberals, and everyone in between. Those open to sharing and listening.
Work: Content direction of website, emails, host development materials, Facebook posts, events.
Audience: Wedding planners, event professionals.
Work: Directed rebrand of product and marketing site, Content management of blog, emails, social media channels.
Audience: Wedding clients
Work: Content direction of website, blog, Instagram, Facebook page, reviews, emails, service sheets, styled shoots, and more.
in Narratively, Featured on the NYTNow app
It is probably best not to attend weddings when you are freshly separated from your spouse. It’s a heavy dose of dangerously mixed emotions. The problem is, wedding season is just beginning. And I am a wedding planner.
in Be Yourself, Featured on the Medium homepage and Editor's Picks
When young people look for themselves in entertainment, they’re not thinking about network ratings, or even racial inequality. They’re simply seeking a sign of acceptance. That who they are is someone worth aspiring to be.
in Slant'd Magazine
My grandmother’s name was Harris.
When she took this name, she was a young nursing student in China just shy of five feet tall. Before Harris, her name had been Wen Sze-Yung.
in Thought Catalog
When I first thought about leaving, I was terrified by the idea of letting down his family, my family, every wedding guest, everyone who’d ever wished us well – I felt like I had failed them all.
in Mochi Magazine
Asians in America come from a history of oppression. From the Chinese Exclusion Act to Japanese American internment, from lynchings to segregated neighborhoods, Asians have always been treated as unwanted foreigners. But what about today?
in Be Yourself
Feeling hopeless about the state of the world? Sit down to dinner with a group of people who don't agree with you.
in Navigating the Sea of Singledom
I’m really tired today, so I think I’m just gonna eat this brick of cheese for dinner. And that’s okay. Because I’m not making anyone else partake in it with me, so I can just enjoy it for what it is (delicious), and not be worried about someone else’s well-being.
in P.S. I Love You
We don’t go to couples counseling because we’re afraid our relationship isn’t working. We go because we believe in our future. We want to move forward with ears, hearts, and eyes open.
in ART + Marketing
“Sometimes when you have a strong idea, it takes shape on its own. The most work often goes into propping up a weak idea.”
in Mochi Magazine
Let’s talk about college admissions for Asian Americans and, specifically, the issue of affirmative action in college admissions. Though most Asian Americans are pro affirmative action, we’re now increasingly part of the argument against it.
Creativity and innovation thrive when there is cognitive diversity. By bringing on different modes of thinking, an entity’s ability to creatively solve problems is increased.
Why Aren't Asian Americans Voting?
in Mochi Magazine
29.2 percent of our survey participants said they’d be more inclined to vote if the candidates had discussed different issues. As Ben, 26, put it: “I didn’t follow politics closely, but I noticed that whenever politicians talked about how they cared about all Americans, they’d say ‘Black, White, Hispanic. I want to help all Americans.’ Who cares about Asians or Native Americans?”
NPR, All Things Considered
Carnegie Mellon Today