Calista Wu, aka CaliStar, joins Jerry on Episode 152 to share about her journey through law, activism, community, and now entertainment. Tune in to hear how she is now committed to using her talents and gifts to uplift the Asian American community through entertainment. Her latest single Don't Give Up is out now.
CaliStar, also known as Calista Wu, is an American recording artist, activist, and well-respected attorney who defies expectations and consistently breaks barriers. She is the founder of Cali Star Entertainment, LLC, a multi-platform entertainment company created to inspire others to pursue possibility. As a recording artist and singer/songwriter, CaliStar's new pop project features songs produced by Jae Chong (Solid, Aziatix, Coco Lee, Elva) and Enik Lin (FYKE, Royal Pirates, Amber Liu, James Lee), and mastered by Chris Gehringer (Dua Lipa, Lizzo, Rihanna, Lady Gaga). As an attorney, she has worked at top international law firms, clerked for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and been recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star and Best Lawyers in America Ones to Watch. An active community supporter, she currently serves as the General Counsel of Hate Is A Virus, on the board of directors of Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Los Angeles, and in leadership positions with various other organizations.
Connect with Calista
Official Website: https://www.calistarentertainment.com/
Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/us/artist/calistar/1585186857
Episode 152 with Calista Wu is #5 is a 10 part special series with Stand with Asian Americans entitled "Dear Asian Americans, What Now?" exploring what we are going through as a community during the past two+ years amidst the rising anti-Asian violence and hate crimes. We thank our friends at SwAA for their support of Dear Asian Americans.
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