Gold House , the nonprofit collective of Asian and Pacific Islander founders, creative voices and leaders, has unveiled its annual A100 List, honoring the most impactful Asians and Asian American &a…
Vice President, newly minted multiple Oscar winner Chloé Zhao andShang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten RingsstarSimu Liuand director Destin Daniel Cretton are among the names on the list that is revealed every May as part of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. Honorees span the globe in fields including Activism, Advocacy & Politics, Business & Finance, Entertainment, Lifestyle, Media & Journalism, Sports & Health and Technology & Innovation.
Other big names in the entertainment and media fields to make the list unveiled Monday are Netflix’s Head of Global TVBela Bajaria, Nickelodeon Animation president Ramsey Naito, Zoom founder Eric S Yuan, tennis champ Naomi Osaka, CBS News’ White House correspondent Weijia Jiang, Grammy winners H.E.R. and Anderson .Paak and K-pop phenoms Blackpink, actors Riz Ahmed, Auli’i Cravalho, Gemma Chan, Kelly Marie Tran and Olivia Munn,
SNL‘s Bowen Yang and Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts to name a few.The A100 honorees — individuals who have had the single most impact within their respective industry over the last year — are sourced through a public nomination process driving by other Asian nonprofits and Gold House’s member base, with spots determined by a vote. headtopics.com
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Kamala Harris, Chloé Zhao, Blackpink Among Gold House’s 100 Most Impactful Asians Gold House has revealed its list of the 100 Most Impactful Asians of the Year. Vice President Kamala Harris , Oscar winners H.E.R. and Chloé Zhao, and the K-pop group Blackpink are among the list of… BPinAmerica US_Blinks BLACKPINKSTATS5 chartsblackpink iblinkforblink2 congrats Blackpink FOUREVER WITH PINKS HowYouLikeThat BestMusicVideo iHeartAwards BLACKPINK
Gold House Celebrates the Most Impactful Asians and Pacific IslandersThe annual list celebrates the 100 most impactful AAPI leaders, honoring both “excellence in achievement and eminence in activism,” and this year includes Chloé Zhao, Olivia Rodrigo, Kamala Harris , and H.E.R.
Chloe Zhao, Kelly Marie Tran, Riz Ahmed Among Those Selected to A100 List of Influential Asians and Asian AmericansChloé Zhao, Kelly Marie Tran, Riz Ahmed and Padma Lakshmi and others are being honored as a part of nonprofit collective Gold House 's fourth annual A100 List to celebrate Asians and Asian American and Pacific Islanders ( AAPI s) and their impactful contributions to society. congrats queens BLACKPINK I vote HowYouLikeThat for BestMusicVideo on iHeartAwards BLACKPINK
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How Asians Became the Most Vaccinated Group in New York CityNEW YORK — Since last year, Phung Nguyen, 77, feared the worst would happen if she fell ill with COVID-19. She lives alone in the New York City borough of the Bronx, lost contact with her daughter years ago and only speaks Vietnamese. When she heard of a vaccine that protects against the virus, she was determined to get it. But with limited ability to understand English and an eye condition that caused her vision to deteriorate, she needed help setting up an appointment. So, she turned to Mekong NYC, a small nonprofit that serves the Southeast Asian community in the city. Michelle Bounkousohn, an organizer, helped her get vaccinated, although it took over a month. Sign up for The Morning newsletter from the New York Times “I really appreciate you and everybody at Mekong,” Nguyen told Bounkousohn recently. “It seems like you went through a lot to take me that day.” Mekong NYC is one of several community-based organizations that have been instrumental in helping Asian American communities schedule vaccine appointments and translate COVID information accurately. Months before city and state vaccination sites allowed for people to walk in without an appointment, these nonprofits had been working overtime to get shots in arms. In New York City, vaccination efforts have fallen short in some immigrant and minority neighborhoods. Organizers say many people would like to get vaccinated but could not schedule appointments or find answers to their questions. Many immigrants, organizers said, incorrectly assumed they were ineligible. But Asian Americans are the most vaccinated demographic group in the city, according to city data. Sixty-eight percent of the city’s adult Asian population, which tops 680,000, has received at least one dose. White adults in the city are the next highest, at 49%. Vaccine recipients are asked to report their own race and ethnicity on forms, and vaccination facilities then report that data to the Citywide Immunization Registry. The numbers may reflec