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Enterprise NOW! - Elzie D. Flenard III 12th May 2021
Ep 187: What is AAPI All About with Alexa Alfaro and Howard Leu
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Ep 187: What is AAPI All About with Alexa Alfaro and Howard Leu

On this bonus episode Elzie talks to Alexa Alfaro and Howard Leu. Alexa Alfaro is a CEO and President of the Meet on the Street, a Filipino food startup. Howard Leu is a photographer and digital designer. They are both members of a giant family, a community of people from 34 ethnicities, who all came from somewhere, but are all Americans who are working hard. The episode is about Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI, APA or AAP) Heritage Month, and how important it is to ask questions, to recognize others and to be recognized, to educate ourselves and to educate others.   

Episode Highlights

05:05 – We share some of our experience and struggles in US, and the history of US, and the struggle of being recognized as minority groups that are often overlooked. 

06:15 – AAPI Heritage Month is all about celebrating, learning, and supporting our Asian community and culture. It’s educational. 

10:09 – Embracing our culture opens our curiosity toward other people’s cultures. 

11:15 – Being stereotyped hurts throughout of my life

13:20 – We just need to have better environments and resources in conversations with our young females. 

18:50 – You can follow two of our social media pages: AAPI and ElevAsian

Resources

Connect with Howard Leu

Website

Twitter 

Instagram

Connect with Alexa Alfaro

Website

Facebook

Instagram

Twitter 

Instagram

 Connect with Elzie

Website