Challenging Anti-Asian Racism and Xenophobia during COVID-19 ♥ ✚

awaken challenging anti-asian racism and xenophobia during covid 19

Learning outcomes of the Webinar:

  • Address the current state of Anti-Asian racism
  • Discuss the historical relevance and context
  • Explore different opportunities for all of us to practice allyship


Land Acknowledgement + Support Indigenous Communities

Xenophobia and Anti-Asian Racism during COVID-19 (and beyond)

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About the Event Facilitators:

Christine Wang E1590789682347, UCI Office of Inclusive ExcellenceChristine Wang (Pronouns: she/her)
Christine is a coach, consultant, and facilitator working at the intersections of equity, organizational development, and leadership. Prior to starting her independent consulting practice, Christine was the associate director for a philanthropic program focused on leadership and organizational development for nonprofit grantees. She sits on the board of the Asian Women's Shelter, a multilingual, multi-ethnic organization working to eliminate domestic violence by promoting the social, economic and political self-determination of women.


Michelle Kim 300x300, UCI Office of Inclusive Excellence

Michelle Kim (Pronouns: she/her)

Michelle is the Co-Founder & CEO of Awaken. Michelle graduated from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business with a passion for social entrepreneurship and social justice. Michelle's expertise in organizational change management, strategic goal setting, and social justice activism set the groundwork for Awaken's multidisciplinary and action-oriented learning programs. As an immigrant queer woman of color, Michelle has been a lifelong social justice activist and a community organizer, serving on a variety of organizations such as the San Francisco LGBTQ Speakers Bureau and the UC LGBTIQ Association Steering Committee (commissioned by the UC system’s Office of the President).