Upcoming Events

Let's Talk: Asian x Black Conversation Series

  • Thu, Jul 30
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    Cachet Prescott is a social scientist by training and a part-time faculty member in Psychology, she founded Shift Matters, a space dedicated to making shift happen: shifting beliefs, thoughts, perspectives, actions, words and habits to move others from where they are to where they want to be.
  • Thu, Jul 23
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    Tarzine Jackson a devoted mother of two; the founder and CEO of Koalesce Designs, a lead with Women Who Code, and the inventor of patent-pending Diversity Avatar Stickers.
  • Thu, Jul 16
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    Chidera and Urenna are Nigerian Americans who were born in the US but grew up in Nigeria. They both attended an international boarding school in the US with a predominantly Asian population and have many stories to share about coming back to the US after growing up abroad.

Past Events

  • Let's Talk: Psychology of Bias
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    Jul 30, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT
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    Cachet Prescott is a social scientist by training and a part-time faculty member in Psychology, she founded Shift Matters, a space dedicated to making shift happen: shifting beliefs, thoughts, perspectives, actions, words and habits to move others from where they are to where they want to be.
  • Let's Talk: Raising a Multicultural Child
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    Jul 23, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT
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    Tarzine Jackson a devoted mother of two; the founder and CEO of Koalesce Designs, a lead with Women Who Code, and the inventor of patent-pending Diversity Avatar Stickers.
  • Let's Talk: Immigration Stories
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    Jul 16, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT
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    Chidera and Urenna are Nigerian Americans who were born in the US but grew up in Nigeria. They both attended an international boarding school in the US with a predominantly Asian population and have many stories to share about coming back to the US after growing up abroad.
  • Let's Talk: Unpacking "Woke"
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    Jul 09, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM EDT
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    Erica Danielle left her legal career in the US to study and teach yoga and meditation. She now lives in Amsterdam where she is a life coach, podcaster, and spiritual teacher.
  • Let's Talk: Growing Up Blasian
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    Jul 02, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT
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    Ryan Alexander Holmes, born to Chinese Mother from Taiwan and African American father from the South. His experiences living on the cusp of two cultures have granted him a unique lens from which he sees the world.
  • Jess Song: Managing Emotions Growing Up in Asian Households
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    Jun 12, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT
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    We are going deeper about navigating emotions and triggers as Asian Americans with Jess Song. What kind of emotional conflict have you experienced growing up?
  • Jess Song: Navigating Emotional Triggers
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    Jun 05, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT
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    In this session, we will talk about understanding emotional triggers and how we cope with it. Jess Song of Back to Self (www.backtoself.us) will open up the conversation.
  • Dr. Grace Liu: Finding Resilience in Adversity
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    May 29, 2020, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT
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    In this time of uncertainty, it's important to learn how to stay resilient. This session will be led by Dr. Grace Liu, a Stanford trained psychiatrist specializing in cross-cultural issues in mental health.
  • John Wang (Psych Resident NYU): Dealing With Guilt and Loss During COVID
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    May 29, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT
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    With the pandemic a lot of us lost social life, jobs, normality, or friends and family from the disease, and some also feel guilt at times for those who struggle more. In this session, we bring in NYU Psychiatry Resident John Wang to lead the disscussion on loss and guilt.
  • Daniel Tanh (LCSW): What Does it Mean to be Asian American During this Pandemic?
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    May 22, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM EDT
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    Asian identity is confusing. How does it interact with the current racism with COVID-19? Let's talk about this in a safe space.
  • Darlina Liu: Managing Stigma of being Asian American during Covid-19
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    May 15, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT
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    We are addressing how to manage the stigma of being Asian during COVID-19 and open a safe space for all who've been victims to share their stories.
  • Dr. Ilene Wong Gregorio: Managing Burnout Through Creativity
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    May 14, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT
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    In this session we'll talk about coping with burnout. Dr. Ilene Wong Gregorio is a practicing Urologist and the author of, THIS IS MY BRAIN IN LOVE
  • Dr. Dana Wang: Staying Optimistic in Spite of Uncertainty
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    May 08, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT
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    Optimism is confidence about the positive, successful outcome. How can you stay optimistic when times are so uncertain? What is the psychology behind optimism?
  • Dr. Steven Sust: Asian Upbringing & Parenting
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    May 07, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT
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    Weekly virtual discussion forum to help you get through this challenging time: This session is all about reconciling our Asian Upbringing and connecting with Asian parents.
  • Dr. David Mou: Staying Safe and Sane During the Pandemic
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    May 01, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT
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    This is a weekly virtual discussion forum to help you get through this challenging time. Share with us your story, and your tips on staying safe and sane. Bring a cup of tea, find your quiet space away from your close quarter, and open up Zoom to chat with us!
  • Darlina Liu: Maintaining Boundaries in Close Quarters During COVID-19
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    Apr 24, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT
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    We are opening up a weekly virtual discussion forum to help you get through this challenging time, starting with how to set appropriate boundaries and staying sane.
  • [Online] RTB x AHN: Ask Me Anything (AMA) With Patrick Lee
    [Online] AMA with Patrick Lee
    Mar 24, 2020, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM EDT
    [Online] AMA with Patrick Lee
    Rock the Boat and Asian Hustle Network have partnered to bring you an Ask Me Anything with Patrick Lee, founder of Rotten Tomatoes
  • Journaling Workshop: Navigating Emotions in The Workplace
    1 Liberty St
    Feb 09, 2020, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM EST
    1 Liberty St, 1 Liberty St, New York, NY 10006, USA
    We are often taught to separate our emotions from the workplace. However, studies show that our emotions impact not only the quality of our work but also how we perceive our work and our careers.

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