Category: Asian Heritage
Balwant Grewal Plant Manager Major, Bay Valley, United States Postal Service What You’d Be Surprised to Know about Me I can speak four languages. My Greatest Strength Everything starts with a value system. One must connect to one’s personal values. Once you have that as a foundation, your mission and economic objectives become clearer. Who… Read the full article
Robert F. Tom– I consider conscientiousness about the work I do to be my greatest strength. When you care about the work …, you …treat it seriously …
Jeannie Rhee Partner, WilmerHale What You’d Be Surprised to Know about Me I was a high school cheerleader. Who Inspires Me Like many immigrants, my parents. My mother came to this country as a young mother, without speaking a word of English. Despite that, she enrolled me in school, made sure I learned English before… Read the full article
Mangala P Gandhi Area Manager, Human Resources, United States Postal Service What You’d Be Surprised to Know about Me I played adult co-ed soccer. My Greatest Strength I consider my greatest strength to be my ability to coach employees to look beyond their current jobs. This benefits the organization, as sharing a broader perspective enables… Read the full article
Susan Morisato President, Insurance Solutions, UnitedHealthcare Medicare & Retirement, UnitedHealthcare What You’d Be Surprised to Know about Me While taking a college course in archery, I was approached to train to try out for the U.S. Olympic team. I was flattered to be asked, and I enjoyed the sport, but was not willing to make… Read the full article
When I am passionate about an idea, I commit to it fully and follow through until I see results. During the past five years, I have developed a special passion for community service—especially mentoring local youth
A significant issue I have with the “model minority” myth—among many issues with this stereotype—is that any generalization about the Asian/Pacific-American community ignores the vast cultural and experiential diversity within the community.
I believe the most critical issue facing the Asian/Pacific-American community today is low wages, which means many in the APA community are living below the poverty line.
The Model Minority Myth–It’s a stereotype. And it’s never good to put someone “in a box.” It certainly can impact the jobs that Asian/Pacific Americans are considered for.