48 episodes

We are a non-for-profit podcast that documents stories from established Asian professionals to empower young Asians around the globe to pursue unconventional career paths. Hosted by Dominic Zhai. New episodes every Friday. Learn more about the show at whyyounodoctor.com/podcast and follow us on social media @wyndpodcast!

Why You No Doctor: An Asian-American Podcast Dominic Zhai

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    • 4.9 • 24 Ratings

We are a non-for-profit podcast that documents stories from established Asian professionals to empower young Asians around the globe to pursue unconventional career paths. Hosted by Dominic Zhai. New episodes every Friday. Learn more about the show at whyyounodoctor.com/podcast and follow us on social media @wyndpodcast!

    Eric Sze: Opening A Restaurant Amid the Pandemic in NYC

    Eric Sze: Opening A Restaurant Amid the Pandemic in NYC

    Episode 48: Eric Sze (@esze.e) is the chef-owner of  886 (@eighteightsix), a Taiwanese cuisine restaurant in Manhattan, and soon to be Brooklyn too! Eric was born and raised in Taiwan, and recently featured on the Forbe 30 under 30 list. In this episode, Eric shares his journey trying to expand his restaurant against all odds, mainly a global pandemic. 
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    • 48 min
    Kylie Ying: Coding Content Creator Paving the Way for Others

    Kylie Ying: Coding Content Creator Paving the Way for Others

    Episode 47: Kylie Ying (@kylieyying) is a computer engineer currently earning her Master's at MIT and creating content about coding & programming on Youtube. Kylie has always loved math, science, and engineering; her focus is working on applying machine learning to particle physics and improving the dynamical model of a self-driving car! Kylie also started her Youtube channel out of pure love and the intention of sharing her knowledge with anyone with a desire to learn about coding/programming, especially women of color. 

    In this episode, Kylie talks about her love for machine learning, her upbringing as an Asian woman, her experiences of being in a space dominated by white men, and her mission to create more space for women of color in her field. 

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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Esther Moon: Actress from Minari on Finding Joy

    Esther Moon: Actress from Minari on Finding Joy

    Episode 46: Esther Moon (@esthermoonstagram), plays Mrs. Oh in Minari, the Oscar-nominated film. Born in South Korea, she immigrated to the United States with her parents at the age of two. Esther decided to pursue acting later in her life and is relatively new to Hollywood. She spent the last two decades as a licensed mental health clinician; it was not until a battle with breast cancer in 2015 that she finally decided to pursue her American Dream. In this episode, Esther shares about her upbringing, reflections on her career change after her cancer diagnosis, and the importance of finding joy. 
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    Vanessa Pham: Food as A Love Language

    Vanessa Pham: Food as A Love Language

    Episode 45: Vanessa Pham (@vanessatpham) cofounded Omsom, an emerging Asian pantry staple brand that makes cooking favorite dishes with uncompromised flavors and hard-to-find ingredients possible in any home kitchen. A former consumer packaged goods management consultant at Bain & Company, Vanessa and her sister Kim, first-generation Vietnamese-Americans, created Omsom to reclaim the cultural integrity of Asian cuisines that are too often diluted in the grocery aisle. Their sauces span flavors from East Asia to South Asia, including Vietnamese lemongrass barbecue and Korean spicy bulgogi. Kim, a former head of platform at Frontline Ventures in London who was named to 2017's 30 Under 30 Europe list.

    In this episode, Vanessa shares her origin story, her connection and relationship to her culture through food, and the difficulties faced by growing up as a child of Asian immigrants. 


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    • 1 hr 15 min
    Jason Y. Lee: A Mission on Empathy & Being Asian American

    Jason Y. Lee: A Mission on Empathy & Being Asian American

    Episode 44: Jason Y. Lee (@jasonylee_) is the Founder & CEO of Jubilee Media, a platform that thrives to provoke a new culture of empathy. With a mission to push people to feel more, think more, and see more in others, Jubilee has garnered over 1B views and 6M+subscribers on Youtube. In this episode, Jason shared more about the core of his mission on empathy, the challenges that come along with it, and what it means to be an Asian American to him. With the recent rise of violence against the AAPI community, we felt that it was important to touch upon topics such as racism, mental health, and political progress. 

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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Jurassiq: Breaking Stereotypes within the Gaming World

    Jurassiq: Breaking Stereotypes within the Gaming World

    Episode 43: Jurassiq (@jurassiqlol), also known as Clarence Mabansag, is a Professional League of Legends Player and Content Creator. Born in Manila but raised in Chicago, he is breaking stereotypes within the gaming world. During this competitive gaming career, he was a part of Team Gates and Golden Guardians Academy, making his way to the NACS 2017 Summer Qualifiers and NA Academy League. Jurassiq made the transition to content creation in partnership with Twitch, you can find his content on YouTube. 

    In this episode, Jurassiq talks about the negative stigma surrounding gamers, dropping out of college, growing up with video games, and how they played an important role in his personal life. 

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    • 1 hr 10 min

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24 Ratings

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