160 episodes

Dear Asian Americans is a podcast for and by Asian Americans, focusing on authentic storytelling rooted in origin, identity, and legacy. Host Jerry Won brings on guests from diverse backgrounds and career paths to celebrate, support, and inspire the Asian American community. New episodes air every Tuesday across all major platforms. Instagram: @dearasianamericans

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    • Society & Culture
    • 3.7 • 230 Ratings

Dear Asian Americans is a podcast for and by Asian Americans, focusing on authentic storytelling rooted in origin, identity, and legacy. Host Jerry Won brings on guests from diverse backgrounds and career paths to celebrate, support, and inspire the Asian American community. New episodes air every Tuesday across all major platforms. Instagram: @dearasianamericans

    148 // Danny Taing // Founder & CEO - Bokksu // The Asian American Dream, In A Box!

    148 // Danny Taing // Founder & CEO - Bokksu // The Asian American Dream, In A Box!

    Danny Taing, Founder & CEO of Bokksu, shares his journey from academia, tech, and founding Bokksu, a direct-to-consumer snack subscription and e-grocer highlighting snacks from Japan and beyond. Learn more at Bokksu.com and @bokksu everywhere

    • 53 min
    147 // We Went To The White House!

    147 // We Went To The White House!

    WE WENT TO THE WHITE HOUSE! I share my thoughts and reflection on my visit to The White House on Tuesday May 17, 2022 for the official Presidential Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration.

    • 37 min
    146 // Julia Riew // Musical Theater Composer-Lyricist and Playwright // Create Your Own Role

    146 // Julia Riew // Musical Theater Composer-Lyricist and Playwright // Create Your Own Role

    Julia Riew, a musical theater composer-lyricist, playwright, and soon-to-be Harvard grad, joins Jerry on Dear Asian Americans to share her journey growing up in St. Louis as one of very few Asian kids, how she found her passion for musicals and plays, and how she wants to use her talents and voice to tell stories we all wish we had. Connect with her @JuliaRiew on all platforms and support her work at JuliaRiew.com

    • 1 hr 3 min
    145 // Jenny T. Wang, PhD // Best Selling Author - Permission to Come Home // Asians For Mental Health

    145 // Jenny T. Wang, PhD // Best Selling Author - Permission to Come Home // Asians For Mental Health

    Dr. Jenny Tzu-Mei Wang, psychologist, speaker, and best selling author of Permission to Come Home, joins Jerry to talk about the importance of our individual and collective mental health, her journey into the psychology field, and inadvertently becoming a safe haven for many within the Asian American community via her instagram account @asiansformentalhealth. Listen today to learn about Jenny’s path to writing a book for people, the ways that she cares for herself, and how we can all grow together. Learn more about Jenny at JennyWangPhD.com

    • 55 min
    144 // Angela Kim // Creator - Mommy Diary // Happy Mother's Day!

    144 // Angela Kim // Creator - Mommy Diary // Happy Mother's Day!

    Angela Kim, Creator and Blogger of the popular Mommy Diary, joins Jerry on the show to share her story of finding her unique voice in the world of content creation as an Asian American mother of four, what drives her work, and what others who also want to create content can learn from her journey. Learn more about her work at Mommy-Diary.com. Happy Mother's Day!

    • 1 hr 1 min
    143 // MyKhanh Shelton // SVP of Equity & Inclusion, WarnerMedia

    143 // MyKhanh Shelton // SVP of Equity & Inclusion, WarnerMedia

    MyKhanh Shelton, SVP of Equity and Inclusion at WarnerMedia, joins Jerry to share her story of her belief in using media to help bring equity and inclusion to elevate Asian American and other marginalized communities. Listen today to learn about her career path from law, inclusion strategist, to media executive who's using her platform to amplify and uplift all of us.

    • 1 hr 1 min

Customer Reviews

3.7 out of 5
230 Ratings

230 Ratings

peter is my nickname ,

A look into the power of dual cultural identity

This podcast brings listeners through the adventures, blessings and challenges that Asian Americans face in today’s society. It’s a wonderful, down to earth, authentic inside view into the lives of this very important demographic. Thank you for creating and thank you for sharing!

JD021992 ,

Love this show and showcasing AAPI stories

I have felt so seen and heard when listening to this podcast. I wish it were around when I was growing up - would have made me more proud of my roots and my experiences.

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If you aren’t listening to this then what is the point of you?

Dear Asian American is 100% essential listening! Jerry is an interviewing maestro and is building the next great media empire — get in on the ground floor.

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