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A weekly podcast focused on showcasing and sharing Asian Australian success, and the stories, experiences and strategies that helped them get there. Bamboo ceiling? Let's build our own house. Enjoy the podcast? Leave us a 5-star rating!

Level: Asian Level: Asian Podcast

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A weekly podcast focused on showcasing and sharing Asian Australian success, and the stories, experiences and strategies that helped them get there. Bamboo ceiling? Let's build our own house. Enjoy the podcast? Leave us a 5-star rating!

    Kevin La of SydneyFoodBoy – His Last Meal, HSPs & Creating Great Content | Ep. 34

    Kevin La of SydneyFoodBoy – His Last Meal, HSPs & Creating Great Content | Ep. 34

    We’re joined by Kevin La, aka SydneyFoodBoy! In this episode, we chat to Kevin about balancing a full-time optometrist job with creating incredible food content. 
    Kevin talks to us about the inspiration behind ‘SydneyFoodBoy’, how he grew his platforms so quickly and we also dive into Kev’s favourite food spots & future plans for his brand. 

    Show Notes Links:
    https://www.instagram.com/sydneyfoodboy/
    https://www.youtube.com/c/SydneyFoodBoy
    https://www.tiktok.com/@sydneyfoodboy
    https://www.facebook.com/sydneyfoodboy/

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Steph of Lucky Dragon Supper Club – LUNAR NEW YEAR SPECIAL | Ep. 33

    Steph of Lucky Dragon Supper Club – LUNAR NEW YEAR SPECIAL | Ep. 33

    Happy Lunar New Year! 
    In this special episode, we’re joined by Steph from @luckydragonsupperclub. Steph’s a whiz in the kitchen, creating content that shows us just how easy it is to put on a spectacular food spread for friends and family.

    We cook up all of our favourite Lunar New Year dishes at Steph’s house and reminisce on our own Lunar New Year experiences. You can check out the video version of this over at our YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/@levelasianpod

    We chat to Steph about her mixed upbringing and how she went from graduating with a music degree to diving into tech. Steph also gives us insight into the future of Lucky Dragon Supper Club and the exciting content that we can expect this year! 

    Enjoy the episode!

    • 1 hr 37 min
    Solo Episode – Marriage Traditions, Family Life, Parenting Styles & Relationships | Ep. 32

    Solo Episode – Marriage Traditions, Family Life, Parenting Styles & Relationships | Ep. 32

    In this solo episode, we’re unpacking our own perspectives and experiences around relationships, marriage and starting our own families. 
    We discuss the expectations of Asian traditions we should be upholding, conflicts around being in mixed-race relationships, Asian masculinity and the differences between Eastern and Western beauty standards. 

    You’ll also enjoy our deep dive into discussions around starting our own families, with Kan’s baby on the way, Davie thinking about starting one and Noel & Viv against having kids.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Rich Tran & Jenny Vo of Ultrafade (XMAS Special) - The Hair Bae of Guildford | Ep. 31

    Rich Tran & Jenny Vo of Ultrafade (XMAS Special) - The Hair Bae of Guildford | Ep. 31

    Welcome to this very special episode of The Level: Asian Podcast – Christmas edition!
    We sat down in the Ultrafade salon with Rich and Jenny, the powerhouse couple behind the successful hair and beauty salon, that specialises in transforming Asian hair. 
    In this episode, we hear about how Rich started in hairdressing before becoming the hair bae of Guilford. Jenny also shares her story of why she’s decided to close her pharmacy career chapter, and join Rich at Ultrafade. We also speak about Rich and Jenny’s experience with meeting parental expectations, especially after becoming business partners. 

    • 49 min
    Barry Winata of Metagrove Ventures – Buying a One-Way Ticket to the US, Long-Distance Relationships & VCs in Australia | Ep.30

    Barry Winata of Metagrove Ventures – Buying a One-Way Ticket to the US, Long-Distance Relationships & VCs in Australia | Ep.30

     We’re joined by Barry Winata, founder of Metagrove Ventures – a seed fund focused on backing founders across Australia & New Zealand and the US.
    In this episode, we speak to Barry about why he purchased a one-way ticket to the US, leaving behind his stable job, friends and family, and support network, and why this decision played such a vital role in his career trajectory. 
    We also get a taste of what Silicon Valley was like for Barry and why he’s finally returned to Australia after ten years.  

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Emily Ung of The Artistry – 22 & Beauty Salon Entrepreneur + Launching a Business During a Pandemic | Ep. 29

    Emily Ung of The Artistry – 22 & Beauty Salon Entrepreneur + Launching a Business During a Pandemic | Ep. 29

    We’re joined by Emily Ung - founder and owner of The Artistry Sydney, a luxury beauty bar in the Hills District. 

    In this episode, we speak to Emily about  her passion for beauty, which started when she became a makeup artist at 16 and now, at 22, has opened her own luxury beauty salon in Castle Hil.

    Emily talks about her business experience as an Asian female in the industry and the importance of having a strong support network – in this case, her family of entrepreneurs who helped lift her up. 

    • 45 min

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