For , a call for submissions was made for women across North America. We were so thrilled and energized by the response. Our thanks goes out to those who took the time to nominate friends, family members, and colleagues. By no means is this list exhaustive, but our hope is for readers to be introduced, or re-introduced, to these remarkable women. Subscribe to our newsletter here.
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In my life, I've often encountered a certain type of Western guy who was attracted to Asian women. He tended to be older, white and yes, creepy. I wanted to know why, so I set out to make a documentary. I'm also creating a companion project, They're All So Beautiful , an online video series and forum to discuss the nuances of race, romance and " yellow fever. Though the concept dates back centuries, dating Asian women, or, more accurately, the idea of dating Asian women, has officially gone mainstream. While I spoke to a lot of aging white men, I also spoke with young hipsters, black men and Latinos who desire Asian women. Throughout all this, a common thread emerged: myths and misconceptions about Asian women are as strongly held as ever.
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But the conversation made me contemplate my short hair, the beauty I found in it as an Asian American woman, and my choice of making myself different enough to be invisible and other times, distinct. The roots of this pixie began in middle school, when my hair changed. As a kid, I had straight black hair, the typical beauty standard for Asian girls. But as puberty creeped in, my hair began to have a slow, uneven explosion into thick frizz and coarse waves. It was not glorious.
For South Asian women, a major hurdle to their meaningful participation online is their ability to ensure their safety. This post illustrates this challenge by recounting the safety and privacy challenges faced by women across India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh, who talked to us about their online experiences. Overall, we find that women in the region face unique risks due to the influence of patriarchal norms and because fewer women are online. This post is a summary of the large-scale study led by Nithya that our team conducted in partnership with many universities around the world and teams at Google. It is our hope that the results will help to better inform how to design products that truly enable gender equity online for all Internet users.