Category: Member Spotlight

Medha Asthana

JUL 2018 | MEDHA MEDHA is a volunteer and Core member of APIENC! Medha Asthana identifies as a queer Indian American, born in India and raised in the Midwest and the SF Bay Area. Outside of APIENC, Medha is an Organizer at Californians for Justice. They work with high school students in East San Jose,

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William Alvites

MAY 2018 | WILLIAM WILLIAM is a member of our Trans Justice working group and has been involved with APIENC for over six months now, helping form trans&gnc specific spaces. William was actively involved in organizing our first ever Trans&GNC Rights and Empowerment Day, where he presented his very first workshops ever (!), helped organize

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Anna Lei

MAR 2018 | ANNA LEI ANNA a APIENC intern alumni of 2016, is now an active volunteer with the Dragon Fruit Project Committee and part of APIENC Core! She identifies as a Queer Asian American person of color. Through APIENC’s summer internship, Anna was able to practice leadership and deepen her commitment to radically loving

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Michelle Wang

NOV 2017 | MICHELLE WANG MICHELLE, who identifies as Asian, American, and Queer, is an active volunteer with APIENC. She is part of the Communications Committee and has also helped coordinate APIENC events. Michelle is also a software engineer during the day. Michelle volunteers with APIENC to stay connected and give back to a community

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Yi-Yi Kung

SEPT 2017 | YI-YI KUNG YI-YI, an active dissenter of the wine-whine merger, is one of the many artists in the APIENC family. Yi-Yi grew up in Georgia where it was hard to find queer and/or Asian community and to be grounded in their identity as a queer, ace, Taiwanese American. Outside of APIENC, Yi-Yi works

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Wai Yee Poon

JUL 2017 | WAI YEE POON WAI YEE POON, a self described tender hard femme, is an active APIENC volunteer as well as a community organizer for Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA). Growing up with immigrant working-class parents, Wai Yee witnessed inequality in the way her family was treated at work, at school, and also

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Caroline Truong

CAROLINE TRUONG has been an active volunteer with APIENC since last year and is part of our Trans Justice Working Group. Most recently, Caroline supported the curriculum development facilitation of our February Trans Justice Training for Trainers and was an awesome co-facilitator for our Trans Hxstories workshop at QACON this past April. Caroline identifies as

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