“I Can’t Help but Feel Inspired:” Reflections on AAPI Heritage Month

Members of the Stanford GSB Asian Business Student Association share what being Asian means to them.

May 20, 2021

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Photo compilation of ABSA Students. Credit: Photos by Courtesy

“At the GSB, I see fellow students proud of what makes them unique, and I can’t help but feel inspired … I’m just getting used to being seen for what makes me unique, feeling exposed in a world that’s only ever pressured me to assimilate,” says Eric Li, MBA ’22.

To celebrate Asian American Pacific Island Heritage Month, members of the Stanford GSB Asian Business Student Association representing three MBA classes reflected on what being Asian means to them. Explore more of their personal stories on ABSA’s website and click through to read some excerpts below.

 

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