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1 THE FACES OF ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICANS IN THE U.S. TODAY

2 ASIAN PACIFIC AMERICAN HERITAGE CELEBRATION 2009 This slideshow celebrates Americans of Asian and Pacific Island descent in observance of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month at OCC.

3 Maya Kassandra Soetoro-Ng Indonesian-American maternal half- sister of Barack Obama: high school history teacher, university instructor, writer

4 Hosanna Kabakoro Fijian Miss Idaho Teen USA 2010

5 Lucy Liu, Actress, Chinese American

6 Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Indian American Astrophysicist

7 Michelle Wie, Korean American Professional Golfer

8 Ann Curry, TV News Reporter, of Japanese, French, German, Irish, Scottish descent

9 Dwayne The Rock Johnson, wrestler, entertainer, of African-American, Samoan-American heritage

10 NORMAN YOSHIO MINETA Secretary of Transportation under George W. Bush (Japanese American)

11 African-American & Filipino heritage

12 DON HO ENTERTAINER - OF HAWAIIAN, CHINESE,PORTUGUESE, GERMAN & DUTCHANCESTRY

13 GARY LOCKE A Democrat, Locke was the nation's first governor (Washington state) of Chinese ancestry.

14 MICHELLE KWAN Chinese- American OLYMPIC FIGURE SKATER

15 CIBO MATTO Made up of two Japanese-born musicians, Yuka Honda and Miho Hatori, the hip band Cibo Matto means food madness in Italian

16 RON DARLING Hawaiian-born pitcher for the New York Mets

17 Daniel Kahikina Akaka A Democrat, Akaka is the first senator of native Hawaiian ancestry and is the only senator of Chinese ancestry.

18 Vera Wang, Fashion Designer of Chinese descent

19 Free Burma Day, San Francisco

20 Kristi Yamaguchi Figure Skater, Olympic Champion (1992) (Japanese American)

21 Tamla OCC Student (Burmese American)

22 28 th Asian American Festival (2007) Houston, Texas

23 Cambodian American Parade San Francisco

24 John Maeda Graphic Designer & Computer Scientist (Japanese American)

25 Kurt Suzuki Catcher, Oakland Athletics (Japanese American)

26 Yulan OCC Student (Chinese American)

27 Michio Kaku Theoretical Physicist (String Theory) (Japanese American)

28 Most Sanzida OCC Student (Bengali American) With Dr. Mark Ende

29 Michelle Malkin Commentator and Blogger (Filipino American)

30 Donald Allan Figueroa Comic Book Artist and Toy Designer (Filipino American)

31 Koran Cherty CNN Anchor (Nepalese American)

32 Jason Bartlett Tampa Bay Rays (Filipino American)

33 Caterina Fake Co-Founder, Flickr.com (Filipino American)

34 Retired Rear Admiral Eleanor Mariano, MD Physician of Pres. Reagan, Bush Sr. & Clinton (Filipino American)

35 Hui Chen OCC International Office (Chinese American)

36 Tamlyn Tomita Actress The Joy Luck Club, The Karate Kid, Part II. (Filipino American)

37 Johnny Damon New York Yankees (Thai American)

38 Maggie Q Fashion Designer (Vietnamese American)

39 Dr. An Wang Founder of Wang Laboratories (Chinese American)

40 Meggy Park OCC International Student Counselor (Korean American)

41 Ang Lee Film Director & Writer (Taiwanese American) The Wedding Banquet Green Card Sense and Sensibility The Ice Storm Ride With the Devil Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon Eat, Drink, Man, Woman Brokeback Mountain

42 Rebecca, OCC Student (Chinese American) & Peter (OCC Tutor)

43 Neil Horikoshi, President & Executive Director Asian Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (Japanese American)

44 Sandra Oh Actress (Korean American)

45 Did you know that… Greg Louganis Olympic Gold Metalist and and Tiger Woods Professional Golfer …are both of Asian descent?

46 Johnnie Morton, NFL Football Player… …is also of Asian descent.

47 Zubin Mehta Musician, Conductor (Indian American)

48 The Honorable Elaine L. Chao Former Secretary of Labor (Taiwanese American)

49 Nora Jones Singer (Asian Descent)

50 Jim Cho Senior Manager of Asian Marketing & Community Relations, Anheuser-Busch Inc. (Chinese American)

51 Etuini Haloti Ngata: NFL athlete of Tongan ancestry

52 Margaret Cho, Comedienne (Chinese American)

53 Keanu Reeves Actor (Chinese, English, and Hawaiian descent)

54 Sant Chatwal President and CEO of Hampshire Hotels & Resorts (Indian American)

55 Jeanette Lee Pool Pro (Korean American)

56 Connie Chen Founder and President of American Asian Cultural Foundation (Chinese American)

57 Bobby Jindal Governor of Louisiana (Indian American)

58 Andrea Jung CEO of Avon (Chinese American)

59 Sabeer Bhatia Co-founder of Hotmail (Indian American)

60 Chloe Dao Fashion Designer (Vietnamese American)

61 Mohini Bhardwaj Olympic Gymnastic Medalist (Indian American)

62 Amar Bose Physicist and Founder of Bose Corp. (Bengali American)

63 Maya Lin Architect of Vietnam War Memorial (Chinese American)

64 Brandon Chillar Professional American Football Player (Indian American)

65 Lu Zheng & Rebecca OCC Students (both Chinese Americans)

66 ACTOR KAL PENN INDIAN-AMERICAN

67 Resources 1.http://www.xnumber.com/xnumber/anwang.htm 2.http://www.google.com/search?source=ig&hl=en&rlz=1W1GGLG_en&q=ANG+LEE 3.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sandra_Oh 4.http://www.nndb.com/people/705/ / 5.http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://bleacherreport.com/images_root/image_pictur es 6.http://bestuff.com/stuff/johnnie-morton 7.http://www.iranian.com/May96/Arts/Mehta.html 8.http://www.infoplease.com/biography/var/norahjones.html 9.http://www.infoplease.com/ipea/A html http://peacecorpsonline.org/messages/messages/2629/ html 12.http://www.apaics.org/pages/about-apaics/corporate-advisory-council.phphttp://www.apaics.org/pages/about-apaics/corporate-advisory-council.php 13.http://www.apaics.org/pages/about-apaics/corporate-advisory-council.phphttp://www.apaics.org/pages/about-apaics/corporate-advisory-council.php 14.http://aacfnyc.org/PRESIDENT.htm 15.http://www.apaics.org/pages/about-apaics/corporate-advisory-council.php 16.http://www.goldsea.com/Personalities/Pigs/linm.html 17.http://www.theinsider.com/news/784681_Andrea_Jung 18.http://de.midas.games.yahoo.net/jeanettelee/ 19.http://www.womenssportsnet.com/EditModule. 20.http://news.stanford.edu/news/2006/october4/bhatia html 21.https://unx.webdev.csupomona.edu/irb/TEMP/amar-bose.jpghttps://unx.webdev.csupomona.edu/irb/TEMP/amar-bose.jpg 22.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bobby_jindal 23.http://www.arismoistureconsultants.com/PARTNER_INFO.html 24.http://www.hospiceaustin.org/site/pp.asp?c=bdJPITMyA&b= http://www.sepiamutiny.com/sepia/images/BrandonChillar_new.jpg

68 Resources, cont. 26.http://afraidofedhochuli.blogspot.com/2008/06/2008-mlb-mock-draft.html 27.http://www.cnn.com/CNN/anchors_reporters/images/chetry.kiran.jpg 28.http://www.bumpershine.com/wp-images/posts/sedaka_50.jpg 29.http://www.ece.osu.edu/~cruz/ 30.http://www.seibertron.com/images/news/people_donfigueroa.jpg 31.http://api.ning.com/files/55LNYjkq2tR2-gX1PcpV1-uotiT*fI9W9piXlmvBwhg_/Dianne2305.jpg 32.http://www.focusdep.com/images/Michelle_Malkin_ jpg 33.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caterina_Fake 34.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eleanor_Mariano 35.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_C._Scott 36.http://www.onlythebravemovie.com/cast.php?tamlyn_tomita 37.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tammy_Duckworth 38.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johnny_Damon 39.http://images.askmen.com/galleries/actress/maggie-q/pictures/maggie-q-picture-1.jpg 40.http://singer.myanmarcelebrity.com/2009/01/burmese-american-singer-songwriter.html 41.http://suzannaleaassociates.com/author_list.aspx 42.http://hawthornehomes.blogspot.com/http://hawthornehomes.blogspot.com/ 43.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haloti_Ngatahttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haloti_Ngata 44.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vera_Wanghttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vera_Wang 45.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michelle_Kwanhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michelle_Kwan 46.http://assets.nydailynews.com/img/2009/04/08/amd_kal_penn_house.jpg

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