Representation Matters

Video Games Are Lagging Behind In South Asian Representation

Entertainment mediums in the West are introducing likable South Asian protagonists into fiction–slightly steering away from its history of brownface casting and becoming more inclusive of South Asian storytellers. Although Squid Game’s Ali Abdul and Midnight Mass’ Sheriff Hassan weren’t the main characters of their respective stories, they were…

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The difference between diversity hiring and a ‘diversity hire’

Hiring for diversity is a priority for most organizations. Social justice issues, national attention, and accountability from Fortune Magazine (and subsequently, the coveted Fortune 500 list) has brought diversity and inclusion to the spotlight. But how exactly does one attract and hire diverse candidates? The answer would seem to…

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WHAT KIND OF ASIAN ARE YOU?

“What kind of Asian” is a podcast highlighting Asians, and what being Asian is like. In this episode, Renee Ya talked about her experience in the gaming industry and her Hmong American heritage and culture. Listen to the episode.

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