Continuing in our APIDA Spotlight Series, we’re excited to introduce to you all Peter Satugarn Limthongviratn! Below you can learn more about Peter!  Grounded in community, Peter Satugarn Limthongviratn (he/him/his) is a proud 2nd generation Thai American who strives to empower marginalized students. Peter currently serves as the Program Coordinator for the newly established (10 […]

Continuing in our APIDA Spotlight Series, we’re excited to introduce to you all Leah Tappero! Below you can learn more about Leah! Dr. Leakhena Heng Tappero (she/her/hers) is a first generation, refugee, Cambodian-Chinese American. Dr. Tappero received her Bachelors of Arts and Master of Arts in Psychology from San Diego State University. She received her […]

To kick-start our APIDA Spotlight Series, we’re excited to introduce to you all Sarah Vang! Below you can learn more about Sarah! Sarah (she/her/hers) is a undergraduate senior studying Public Policy at Michigan State University (MSU). Sarah is passionate about supporting the APIDA community and has been involved in various APIDA organizations. She is also […]

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The Latinos of Asia by Anthony Christian Ocampo Book review by Lisa Combs, Annabelle Estera, and Jonathon Sun Where do Filipinxs* “fit” within the racial imaginary of the United States? Among Asian Americans – as we have seen in a history of political organizing? Among Latinxs – because of a shared history of Spanish colonialism? […]

Get to know Annabelle Estera, our Convention Programs Co-Chair. Annabelle received her undergraduate degree from the University of Rochester and her Masters degree from The Ohio State University. She is currently a second-year PhD student at Michigan State University working as a graduate assistant supporting the Department of Educational Administration, primarily working with Dr. Riyad […]

By: Jacqueline Mac, Co-Chair 2015-2017 “APAN has supported generations of APIA professionals, nurturing leadership on campuses and in the field, and generating knowledge about supporting APIA students” (DeGuzman, Nixon, & Suh, 2012, p. 145) In 1987, what began as a subcommittee to provide guidance on Asian American issues, the Asian American Network formally became part […]