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Friday, August 12 • 10:00am - 11:30am
Race & Media Through the Sports Lens

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For AAPIs, the struggle to overcome prejudice in the predominantly black and white world of sports — from locker rooms to press rooms — is evident for players, coaches, agents and even the media covering them. This panel will feature prominent AAPIs in sports who will share their personal experiences on race in sports media and the challenges of being Asian American in sports.



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Ohm Youngmisuk

NBA Reporter, ESPN
Covers NBA for ESPN.com, ESPN's NBA Tonight and First Take contributor. Covered NY Giants, NJ Nets, NY Knicks and NY Jets for ESPN and NY Daily News. Michigan State University grad.

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Norman Chow

Football Coach, Retired
Norm Chow was born and raised in Honolulu. His paternal grandfather was an immigrant from China, his mother is Native Hawaiian, and he is of Chinese, Hawaiian, and Portuguese descent. Chow is an American football coach and former player. He was the previous head football coach at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, a position he assumed in December 2011 until November 1, 2015. Chow previously held the offensive coordinator position for the Utah... Read More →
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Janny Hu

Assistant Sports Editor, The San Francisco Chronicle
Janny Hu is an award-winning journalist, reporting on everything from the NBA, Olympics, Super Bowl and World Series to the latest Bay Area food & wine trends. Her first book, The Slanted Door: Modern Vietnamese Food, a collaboration with chef Charles Phan, was published in 2014.
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Darryl Wong

Founder and CEO, World Stage Racing
Darryl Wong, a fourth generation Californian, is a serial entrepreneur who has enjoyed success in commercial real estate and manufacturing. In 2003, Darryl combined his passion of motorsports with his business acumen to found World Stage Racing, an international motorsports company that has successfully competed on the Asian and North American continents.   World Stage Racing has taken part in a variety of racing series including... Read More →
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Don Yee

Owner, Yee & Dubin Sports
Donald H. Yee is managing principal and founder of Yee & Dubin Sports LLC, one of the country's leading boutique sports management firms, based in Los Angeles, California.  Over the course of his nearly 30 year career, Yee has represented many of the country's most accomplished football players and coaches, as well as Olympic and action sport athletes, and professional golfers.  Yee also has served as a consultant to numerous... Read More →

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Friday August 12, 2016 10:00am - 11:30am
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