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An Asian American woman in a power chair. She is wearing a blue shirt with a geometric pattern with orange, black, white, and yellow lines and cubes. She is wearing a mask over her nose attached to a gray tube and bright red lip color. She is smiling at the camera. Photo credit: Eddie Hernandez Photography
Added 07/20/21 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Alice Wong is a disabled activist, writer and consultant. She is the founder and director of the Disability Visibility Project, an online community that creates and shares stories focused on disability culture. She writes about media, politics, disability representation and activism.

Added 04/13/21 | Location: California | Subjects: , ,

Veena Dubal is a law professor at the University of California’s Hastings College of Law and an expert on the intersection of employment and labor law, technology and work in the precarious gig economy.

Updated 04/19/21 | Location: California | Subjects:

José A. Quiñonez is a 2016 MacArthur Fellow and the founding CEO of Mission Asset Fund (MAF), a nonprofit that helps financially excluded communities, particularly low-income and immigrant families, to become visible, active and successful participants in the U.S. financial mainstream.

Updated 04/12/21 | Location: California | Subjects: , ,

Lanhee J. Chen is the director of domestic policy studies and lecturer in the public policy program at Stanford University and the David and Diane Steffy Fellow at the Hoover Institution. His research interests include health care policy, the design of public institutions and advanced policy analysis.

Added 04/25/17 | Location: California | Subjects: ,

Vamsee Juluri is a professor of media studies and Asian studies at the University of San Francisco. His research interests include the expansion of media audiences, particularly as it relates to Indian cinema, mythology and Ghandian philosophy.

Added 06/23/15 | Location: California | Subjects:

Dr. Praveen Mummaneni is a neurosurgeon at the University of California San Francisco Medical Center. He teaches at and vice-chairs the UCSF department of neurosurgery, as well as co-directs UCSF’s Spine Center.

Updated 04/11/21 | Location: California | Subjects:

Norma P. Garcia is director of policy and advocacy at Mission Economic Development Agency (MEDA), an organization advancing a national equity movement by building Latino prosperity, community ownership and civic power. She was previously senior attorney and director of the Financial Services Program for Consumers Union, the policy and advocacy division of Consumer Reports magazine.

Updated 04/22/21 | Location: California | Subjects: , ,

Cecillia Wang is a deputy legal director at the ACLU and the director of the Center for Democracy, which encompasses the ACLU’s work on immigrants’ rights, voting rights, national security, human rights, and speech, privacy and technology.