Three steps toward success: AAPI women discuss entrepreneurship

Asian-American Pacific Islander women gave out insightful advice for female entrepreneurs at the first Celebrate Asia Pacific Entrepreneurs panel on March 30.

The panel, called “(Her)story: Conversations with Entrepreneurial AAPI Women,” included Lorraine Yu, founder and president of Sirius 6 Corporation, Susie Lee, chief executive officer and co-founder of Siren, Maureen Francisco, co-executive producer of NW Productions and Mina Yoo, founder of Lulabop Inc.

Prior to entrepreneurship, these women worked in different careers. Yu’s industry involved computer-science and chemistry, Lee’s involved biophysics and art, Francisco’s involved media and entertainment and Yoo’s involved academia.

The CAPE project is a four-month-long enterprise run by Hing Hay Coworks with the goal of showcasing the stories of creative entrepreneurs with deep ties to the region’s Asia Pacific Rim community.

To view the FULL article on the International Examiner, click here.

(Page 4 of the April 20th issue).


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