In The Know: AAPI Changemakers Party Photos

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, a monthlong celebration of Americans from all over the continent of Asia and from the Pacific Islands of Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia.

In honor of AAPI Heritage Month, In The Know by Yahoo hosted four entrepreneurs to discuss what it was like starting their businesses and how they’ve been able to incorporate their culture and community into their work.

The event was held on May 3 in Manhattan at the Chinese restaurant Phillipe Chow and was moderated by In The Know’s Poppy Shen.

The speakers included Christine Chang, the co-founder of the beauty brand Glow Recipe; Sean Ro, the co-founder of Lunar Hard Seltzer; Trisha Sakhuja-Walia, co-founder of Brown Girl Magazine, and Jason Wang, CEO of Xi’an Famous Foods.

In honor of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, In The Know by Yahoo is highlighting changemakers who are impacting the world through cultural advancement, community leadership and entrepreneurial innovation. See all of our coverage here.

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