In recognition of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, we’re joined by global product information leader, Kana Ueda, who discusses her career journey as an Asian woman with us. From cultural expectations to imposter syndrome, Kana shares why advocating for yourself as an Asian woman is critical to career success.
We’ll also talk about some of the common stereotypes and challenges of being AAPI in the workplace, and provide receipts on the representation and experiences of AAPI employees. Finally, Kana will provide C-CRETS on how AAPI employees can speak up for themselves and move forward in their careers, as well as C-CRETS on what corporate America can do to help break common stereotypes about AAPI employees.
This week on C-CRETS:
[4:43] Kana Ueda shares her story
[10:18] Differences in careers for women in Japan and the US
[13:16] The changing point for Kana
[19:28] Stereotypes that harm
[20:35] Facing microaggressions
[25:50] People belonging to underrepresented groups face similar issues
[27:33] Receipts on the representation and experiences of AAPI employees in the workplace
[33:03] 3 C-CRETS on how AAPI employees can advocate for themselves
[36:08] 3 C-CRETS that’ll help break the mold on common stereotypes
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