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Member of the Month: Catherine Wei

Member of the Month: Catherine Wei

For our April Member of the Month, we interviewed superstar member Catherine Wei! Read on to learn more about her. Tell us about yourself! It can be about anything – where you grew up, your professional background, your hobbies, etc. Hi everyone, my name is Catherine! I moved to NYC after college and have enjoyed being a member of TAP-NY! My professional experience has revolved around marketing since I love that there’s both consumer-centric and data-driven aspects to the field. I currently work in media and tech, specifically focused on measuring advertising effectiveness. In my free...

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Coming Together Against AAPI Hate

Against AAPI Hate

We’re tired. We’re frustrated. We’re heartbroken. And we know that many of you are as well in light of the shootings in Atlanta this week and the ongoing attacks and hate against the Asian American community. At the outset of the pandemic, we wrote about coming together to support each other in a virtual environment. Since then, we’ve reiterated our stance against racism, shared resources, and encouraged you all to join in on the momentum to speak up and call for change to combat racism. A year later, we’re asking again for our community to come together. We know that this is an...

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TECO Taiwan Career Talk 2021

TECO Taiwan Career Talk 2021

Interested in working abroad? Join the Investment and Trade Office of Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the US for a virtual career event on Monday, March 29, 2021, at 8 PM to explore job opportunities abroad provided by Taiwanese enterprises. At the event, human resources representatives from ASUS, Acer, Realtek, Micron, and Taishin Financial Holdings will introduce job openings and share their insights of future recruitment trends. This event aims to bridge US talent with Taiwanese enterprises. DetailsDate: Monday, March 29, 2021Time: 8 PM – 10 PM EDTRegistration:...

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TAP-NY Deal Alert: AAIFF 2021 Submissions

AAIFF 2021 Submissions

The Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF) is proudly known as “The First Home to Asian American Cinema.” Organized by Asian CineVision, it is the first and longest-running festival dedicated to showcasing the moving image work by media artists of Asian descent for and about the Asian diaspora experience. The 44th festival is accepting submissions in a range of categories, including music videos and digital/web. TAP-NY members get an exclusive discount for submissions with code '3aRpdni' (no quotes) when submitting through AAIFF's FilmFreeway. This year's...

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Member of the Month: Joey Lee

Joey Lee

For our March Member of the Month, we interviewed superstar member Joey Lee! Read on to learn more about him. Tell us about yourself! It can be about anything – where you grew up, your professional background, your hobbies, etc. Hello TAP friends!  My name is Joey. I'm a professor at Columbia University who designs and studies games for learning and social impact. I'm interested in using interactive media and experiential technologies like virtual reality and games as a way to teach various topics — or to raise awareness of problems in the world like climate change or...

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NATEA Women’s Summit 2021

NATEA Women's Summit 2021

Gender should not constrain a person’s goals. This year, to amplify women's voices and in support of the International Women’s Day’s 2021 initiative theme, #ChooseToChallenge, NATEA (North America Taiwanese Engineering & Science Association) is hosting a Women’s Summit over two days, March 5th and March 12th. Register for the free event here. Event Agenda: Day 1: Friday, March 5, 2021; 5:00 to 7:00pm PST Theme: Women in TechFemale leaders from top-notch technology firms will share how to change careers, land your dream jobs, and get a seat at the executive roundtable. Lineup: 5:00 -...

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Member of the Month: Jessica Chen

Jessica Chen MOTM

For our February Member of the Month, we interviewed superstar member Jessica Chen! Read on to learn more about her. Tell us about yourself! It can be about anything – where you grew up, your professional background, your hobbies, etc. Hi, I'm Jessica W. Chen, and I'm a producer, screenwriter, and actress based in Queens, NY. My work explores themes of identity, love, womanhood, and becoming an adult. I'm the founder of Lil Swimmers Productions, a Taiwan-based film production company, and Re-Casting the Movies (RCtM), a nonprofit that promotes diversity in casting and media...

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TAP-NY Deal Alert: Taitala Box

Taitala

Calling all Asian food and tea lovers! Celebrate the upcoming Lunar New Year with Taitala, a Taiwanese food subscription box founded by TAP-NY member, Cecilia Liu. Each month, Taitala offers a curated box full of delicious snacks, dried food, pastries, and tea pairings with an interesting cultural theme. All of its products are sourced directly from local businesses in Taiwan. It’s a great treat for Asian/Taiwanese food lovers!  TAP members get an exclusive 15% off orders with code '0221TAP15' - valid through February 28, 2021. Taitala box offers free shipping to contiguous US...

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TAP-NY Deal Alert: Tomokase Sushi at Home

Tomokase

Tomokase is a luxury sushi omakase experience served at your home with a private chef and maître d'. The experience includes 15-20 piece sushi omakase plus sake pairings, prepared by NY Times-recognized sushi chefs in NYC. Tomokase is now serving parties between 2-8 people in Manhattan, Long Island City, Brooklyn, and parts of NJ. For special occasions like Valentine's Day, the private chef and maître d' are accepting special requests to personalize the guest experience. Click here to make a reservation and visit Tomokase's website here for more details about the service and team.  TAP...

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PVP Welcome to 2021!

PVP Welcome 2021

Dear TAP-NY Family, Happy New Year! We hope you all had time to recharge over the holidays, and we are looking forward to bringing our community together through some exciting new initiatives we are planning. While we are remaining virtual for the time being, we will continue to assess the situation and are hopeful for a safe return to in-person events (even if socially distanced!) this year. Through this pandemic, we recognize that our community and staying connected is more important than ever, but also acknowledge the unique challenges that come with a remote environment. As such, we...

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