ASIAN AND AMERICAN

In our special series, Asian & American, CGTN's Connie Lee meets several Asian Americans who are making an impact in their respective industries and beyond. They are not only proud to be an American, but also of their Asian heritage as part of their identity.

Tim Hwang

Tech Entrepreneur, FOUNDER OF FiscalNote

Meet Tim Hwang—he’s one of the youngest CEO’s based in Washington DC, who transformed his start-up firm, FiscalNote, into a global tech and news company. He started the company at 21. What’s next for the entrepreneur? CGTN’s Connie Lee tells us his story.

Maureen Fan

CEO & CO-FOUNDER OF BAOBAB STUDIOS

Maureen Fan is at the forefront of creating VR films leading the Emmy-award winning animation studio, Baobab. Hear her story of how she’s living out her childhood dreams.

Jeremy Lin

NBA Basketball Player

In this edition of Asian & American, CGTN's Connie Lee sits down with basketball player, Jeremy Lin as he talks about his career path and what brought him to the NBA.

Edward Lee

Chef

In our first edition of Asian & American, we introduce you to Edward Lee. He's an award-winning chef, who's made a name for himself not only on television, but also in mentoring others.

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Mei Xu

Mei Xu
She first immigrated to the U.S. for a career in foreign services, but ended up building a massive home decor business instead. She’s Mei Xu—pronounced ‘may she’—who’s the woman behind Chesapeake Bay Candle. If you’re in the U.S., you might’ve seen her products.

Philip Wang

Philip Wang
He’s one of the early adopters of YouTube, creating original content with his college friends since the early 2000s. But today, Philip Wang and his YouTube channel, ‘Wong Fu Productions,’ has millions of subscribers with content that gets hundreds of millions of views. Wong Fu is creating content that speaks to a generation of online consumers.