Why Pronouncing Names Matters Ever been in a situation where you’re unsure how to say a co-worker’s name? It happens. So, you might’ve asked, “Can I just call you something easier, like X?” Seems harmless, right? But here’s the thing: by suggesting a different name, you unintentionally put your comfort before theirs. It’s not about […]

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Conversation with Tanya Woo discussing the current problems in the International District in Seattle, Washington. In this 5 block area, there are over 1000 Asian American seniors living here.

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Tanya Woo manages a hotel in the international district/Chinatown in Seattle. She is embedded in the Asian American community and is also creating ways to help the residents be safe. After the police drove people to leave Capitol hill “Chop” protest, some outside bad actors broke windows and defaced and continue to deface small store […]

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