DEI Event Series: Actions and Advice From The Asian American Summit

The Covid-19 pandemic brought to light the racism and prejudice Asian Americans have faced for decades—from hate crimes, to racial slurs, to the expectation of acting as the “model minority.” Leaders from many of the most influential brands came together for the Asian American Summit to discuss creating opportunities for advancement in the workplace, prioritizing diverse representation in the media, and rejecting the need to conform to the expected Asian archetype.

Kaila is a graduating senior at Villanova University pursuing a degree in PR & Advertising and Journalism. She is currently working as the Social Media Manager for CLLCTVE, and covers brand marketing and retail stories as a contributor for Adweek.