Mixed Race Representation in Entertainment

The Color of Us by The Color of Us

Episode notes

We are so excited to have had to opportunity to collaborate with Mixed Asian Media and record a podcast with Alex Chester-Iwata. Alex was named as one of 2022's top 50 Unsung Heroes at Asian Hustle Network’s Uplifted Conference. Alex graduated with Honors in May 2021 with her BA through St. Mary’s LEAP Program. She is the first person from LEAP to receive the Dean's Award for academic excellence and community engagement and is now part of LEAP’s Advisory Board. Alex, also the Editor-in-Chief of Mixed Asian Media shared her story growing up in the entertainment industry as one of the only mixed-race Asian Americans. She discussed how this experience shaped her passion for advocacy as well as the work she does through Mixed Asian Media.