Established in 2009 and celebrated every May, Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month was created to appreciate the achievements and cultural heritage of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.
The month holds immense significance in celebrating the diverse tapestry of Asian and Pacific Islander cultures, and their invaluable contributions within the US. Immigrating from a diverse range of countries, and carrying with them a diaspora of languages, traditions, and histories, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are part of what makes the United States the beautifully diverse country that it is. This month provides an opportunity to honor the interconnected narratives of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, acknowledging both their struggles and triumphs, and celebrating the remarkable contributions they have made to our world.
In this spirit, we sat down with Wei-Chung Wang, Kdan Mobile’s co-founder and CEO, a trained economist and professor, and overall a prominent Asian American voice in the business scene. A Taiwanese American himself, Wang sheds light on how Taiwanese values have helped him and his company thrive, his take on growing his career in Taiwan and the US, and the significance of creating a culturally diverse team.Continue reading “Embracing AAPI Heritage Month: A Conversation With Wei-Chung Wang on Cultural Proficiency and Inclusion in Business“