Norman Chen, CEO & Co-Founder of LAAUNCH (Leading Asian Americans to Unite for Change) joins Jerry to share his Asian American identity journey, how we got involved in starting LAAUNCH with his friends, and he wants to the legacy for the STAATUS report.
Norman is a healthcare entrepreneur and investor who has helped to build leading life sciences companies in both the US and Asia. With degrees from MIT and Stanford, Norman grew up on the East Coast and now lives in the SF Bay Area. He is an advisor or board member of several non-profit organizations, including The Nature Conservancy (CA), The Children’s Medical Foundation (HK/China), Marine Science Institute and Positive Coaching Alliance. In addition to being passionate about Asian-American issues, Norman loves fishing and playing basketball. (Source: Laaunch.org)
We are a non-profit organization founded by a group of longtime friends in September 2020 to address the rise of anti-Asian violence in America in the wake of COVID-19. Our mission is to engage and empower Asian Americans to fight racism, increase representation and share resources within our community.
We created the STAATUS Index (Social Tracking of Asian Americans in the U.S.) to:
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