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Media & Contributed Pieces

In addition to this site, my writing and work has also appeared in other publications. Here are some to check out:

Fast Company: The response to Simone Biles’ exit shows we still have a long way to go on mental health

Vox: Hurting but still hopeful: What it’s like for Asian American family-owned businesses right now

What it’s like for Asian American family-owned businesses right now
“The pandemic was seen as an ‘Asian virus’ from the get-go, and it was just a matter of time [before] something horrible was going to happen.”

Tech Stands Up: 13fund. A Joint Venture in Angel Philanthropy (podcast)

Medium: Introducing 13 Fund

Make a Difference: Why It’s the Responsibility of Leaders to Speak Openly About Their Emotional Life (interview)

Techcrunch: All product creators can learn something from Jackbox Games’ user experiences

Fast Company: Tech workers are showing the effects of COVID-19-related burnout

Tech workers are showing the effects of COVID-19-related burnout
While tech employees are starting to find their “new normal” after months of stress, several key challenges remain.

Techcrunch: Cultivating adaptability is a pandemic coping skill

Cultivating adaptability is a pandemic coping skill – TechCrunch
It’s clear that the people who can let go of their past plans and embrace the new environment ahead will thrive.

Fast Company: “People are getting soft”: How the Away scandal exposed a Silicon Valley culture war

Vox: Why Always Be My Maybe’s Asian American underachiever is groundbreaking

Why Always Be My Maybe’s Asian American underachiever is groundbreaking
We need more stories about Asian Americans. Especially the underachieving ones.

ProductHunt: In Defense of Hard Pivots: From Hiring Platform to Esports Startup

Fast Company: I’m a former elite athlete and I call BS on tech’s obsession with working long hours

Indiana Business Times: Indy Tech Company Acquires New York Platform (press)

Better Humans: How to Dramatically Improve Your Public Speaking + the podcast interview follow up

How to Dramatically Improve your Public Speaking Skills
What Giving a TED Talk Taught Me About Becoming a Better Speaker

NYTimes: What It’s Really Like to Risk it All in Silicon Valley (interview)

What It’s Really Like to Risk It All in Silicon Valley (Published 2016)
An entrepreneur tries to start a company and raise venture capital in Silicon Valley — and then finds out she is pregnant.

Fast Company: The Networking Secret That Only Requires Writing Four Emails A Year

Newton Wicked Local: Newton North alum Jason Shen sets Guinness Aztec push-ups record

Sweet and Sour: Eat Bitter (ft Jason Shen) (podcast interview)

Quartz: Enough with the excuses. It’s time to pay women what they’re worth with titles to match

Enough with the excuses. It’s time to pay women what they’re worth with titles to match
“You still have time to make it right. So make it right.”

The Art of Authenticity: Jason Shen (podcast)

The Atlantic: Asian Americans Feel Held Back at Work by Stereotypes (interview)

Asian Americans Feel Held Back at Work by Stereotypes
A new survey reveals just how much racial misconceptions can impact people at work.

Marketplace: Failing in order to succeed? There’s a conference for that (radio)

Outside Magazine: Double Agents: Superhero Athletes of the Tech Industry

Double Agents: Superhero Athletes of the Tech Industry
There’s a new generation taking over the Bay Area who aren’t afraid to play as hard as they work.

LifeHacker: The Science of Practice: What Happens When You Learn a New Skill

Pando: Smithsonian turns to crowdsourcing for massive digitization project (press)

TechCrunch: Ridejoy Brings Its Ridesharing Service To The iPhone, Wants To Be Your Roadtrip Matchmaker (press)

Ridejoy Brings Its Ridesharing Service To The iPhone, Wants To Be Your Roadtrip Matchmaker – TechCrunch
While collective consumption has really taken off in the last year thanks to the Airbnbs and Ubers of the world, carpooling and ride-sharing have been around a bit longer. But for the last few years, a number of ride-sharing startups have been making headway in areas where carpooling traditionally …

Mashable: The 35 Fittest People in Tech (list)

NYTimes: Would You Trust Ridejoy’s Website? (interview)