Hearing too many “innocent” Asian jokes growing up propelled Madelyn Chung into a career dedicated to uplifting others. Madelyn is the founder of the RepresentASIAN Project, a psychotherapist and journalist. She talks about the harmful effects of underrepresentation, what she’s doing to address it and the evolution of Asian stories in pop culture. Plus, she gets vulnerable about mental health and the pressure to represent the Asian diaspora during AAPI month.
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Host, creator and executive producer: Erika Casupanan
Brand strategy by Natalie Cunningham
Intro and outro music by Dylan Mackenzie
Podcast visual design by Amanda McCusker
Photography by Spring Morris