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TAP-NY Family Group Launch

TAP-NY Family Group Launch

As we stay virtual through this pandemic, we are exploring new ways to stay connected with our community. To this end, we are excited to launch family groups as a way to build meaningful relationships and have more intimate and thoughtful conversations while we all remain remote. These family groups will be small groups led by our board members with structured programming that meet twice a month over a period of three months. The idea here is to create a more intimate and consistent space for members to get to know each other at a deeper level. Click here to learn more and to apply by...

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Introducing TAP-NY’s New 2021 Board Member: Emily Oing

Emily Oing MOTM

This year, TAP-NY is welcoming one new board member, Emily Oing, as our Community and Cultural Chair. Learn more about her here – and be sure to come to an event to meet her! What drew you to TAP and why did you decide to join the board? Connie (current TAP-NY board member) introduced me to TAP after I moved to New York. She invited me to a couple events and then the pandemic hit. In the past few months, I’ve seen how supportive everyone is in the organization and how the Board has worked endlessly to create new opportunities for people to still meet each other and to raise...

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Project by Project Steering Committee Applications

Project by Project

Are you interested in making an impact or driving change in the Asian American community? Project by Project NY is accepting volunteers through their Steering Committee membership application process. Project by Project (PbP) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that empowers the Asian American community and develops the next generation of leaders through innovative philanthropy. For more information about PbP and to apply to volunteer, visit this page:...

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Farewell to TAP-NY’s Outgoing Board Members 2020!

Farewell to TAP-NY’s Outgoing Board Members 2020!

This month, we are saying goodbye to two TAP-NY board members. We asked them to reflect on some of their favorite TAP memories and experiences – see below for their thoughts and memories of their time on board! Steve Fan, Outgoing Cultural Chair Jordan Hu, Outgoing Vice President Steve Fan – Outgoing Cultural Chair (TAP-NY Board 2020) 1) What was your favorite TAP memory and why? Though I was on the board for only a relatively short time before I moved to California, I still had many favorite TAP memories in the past year! I was really excited and blown away by the Lunar New Year...

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TAP-NY Deal Alert and Holiday Gift Idea: Nimble Made Shirts

Nimble Made Holiday Shirts

Gift a better slim fit this season with Nimble Made! Nimble Made is a men's "Actually Slim" fit shirt brand designed for slim Asian Americans and founded by Taiwanese-American Wesley Kang. Check out their expanded collection, which includes casual flannel shirts just in time for the holiday and winter season. Ribbons and holiday card add-on's are also available! TAP members get an exclusive 20% off sitewide with code ‘TAP20’ valid until December 24,...

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New Asia Chamber Music Society Thanksgiving Concert: “Songs of Comfort”

NACMS Concert

The New Asia Chamber Music Society (NACMS) will be holding a Thanksgiving concert “Songs of Comfort” on Friday, November 20th, at 8PM EST. Supervised by Ministry of Culture, Republic of China (Taiwan), and organized by Taiwan Academy in Houston, as well as co-presenters Asia Society Texas Center, Foundation for Chinese Performing Arts, and Miller Outdoor Theater, this Thanksgiving concert is hoping to bring NACMS' gratitude and support with music to front line medical workers, as well as the beloved family who has been with them. The concert starts with Dvorak’s “American” string quartet,...

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Member of the Month: Vera Lim

Vera Lim

For our November Member of the Month, we interviewed superstar member Vera Lim! 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. I grew up in Atlanta, GA, when there was a very small Asian population, especially in the suburbs. Most of my friends at school were Caucasian or Korean and my weekend friends were Taiwanese when we would all go to Chinese dance class and Chinese class together. My educational training and later on work would give me the opportunities to live all over the...

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TAP-NY Deal Alert: Dream Flare Film Festival 2020

Dream Flare Film Festival

For the first time ever, Dream Flare Film Festival (DFFF) is partnering with Taipei Film Festival to bring you nominated and award-winning Taiwanese works. By co-hosting with the Asian World Film Festival, which for many years has been leveraging their Hollywood background to promote Asian films in the US, DFFF is helping take Taiwanese films international!  The film festival will be held virtually from November 6th to November 20th. For more details and to purchase tickets, visit the film festival website here or the Facebook event page here. We have a...

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US Taiwan High Tech Forum 2020

US Taiwan High Tech Forum

In 2020, two of the most discussed topics are undoubtedly COVID-19 and trade tension between the US and China. The theme for this year's US Taiwan High Tech Forum 2020 (UTHF) draws from these topics, centered on the impact of trade and the pandemic on the high tech industry and the future landscape. This will be a virtual event with the cost sponsored by the Silicon Valley chapter of North America Taiwanese Engineering & Science Association (NATEA). The event will span across two half days with focused topics on semiconductor and supply chain and the intersection of artificial...

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TAP-NY Deal Alert: Lunar Hard Seltzer

Lunar Hard Seltzer

Calling hard seltzer fans and Asian fruit lovers! Get ready for Halloween with Lunar, the first Asian-American hard seltzer brand co-founded by a TAP-NY member. Made with all-natural, authentic fruit from Asia, their first flavor, Yuzu, is a fresh, bubbly version of honey citron tea. And at only 120 calories and 7g of sugar, it's healthier than your standard beers, cocktails and kombucha. TAP members get 10% off orders with "TAP10" valid through 10/31/20 or use "GETLUNAR" for free shipping to your door. Order now here! *Codes do not stack; we recommend using TAP10 on orders $50+...

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