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Athima Chansanchai is the founder/president of Tima Media and a daily contributor to msnbc.com. Currently the national secretary for the Asian American Journalists Association, she has also edited and reported at The Seattle Post-Intelligencer, The Baltimore Sun and The Village Voice.
Yvonne Leow is a visual journalist who believes in the power of storytelling. She strives to make stories matter through Noowah, and with your help, she can. She is a regional video producer at The Associated Press. Learn more about her at www.yvonneleow.com.
Caroline Li is an arts and culture writer, backpacker, band manager, and grassroots organizer. The world is her playground and she’s inviting you to join the fun, while making it a better place for everyone.
Jeff Yang is a columnist for the Wall Street Journal Online and a regular contributor to WNYC Radio’s “The Takeaway” as a member of its Friday Follow pundit panel. He was the founder/CEO of A. Media, publisher of the leading Asian American periodical A. Magazine, and, in 1999, raised $5 million to launch one of the first Asian American digital communities, aOnline.com. More info can be found here: http://orsp.in/gplusjeffyang