Stories of Asians in Britain

British born Chinese Actor, Producer & Co-Founder of Paradox House

British born Chinese Actor, Producer & Co-Founder of Paradox House

Jun 3, 20216 min read

I want to play my part in forging a more equitable space for Asians. We need to understand our origins, appreciate our worth and work alongside all communities to create…

Chinese-Canadian Lawyer living in the UK & Founder of ikigai . the bakery

Chinese-Canadian Lawyer living in the UK & Founder of ikigai . the bakery

Jun 2, 20217 min read

Don’t focus on comparing yourself to others, if you are able to clear that headspace, you will be surprised at your own potential in what you can achieve.Tiff I was…

Filipino Immigrant, Naturalised British Citizen, Nurse, Content Creator, YouTuber & Model

Filipino Immigrant, Naturalised British Citizen, Nurse, Content Creator, YouTuber & Model

Jun 1, 20216 min read

Aside from my creative pursuits, I aim to use my voice and platform to represent the Asian community, especially in Britain’s healthcare sector.Jy I was born and raised in the…

Mixed Race British-Chinese Trans Woman, Writer, Performer, Spoken Word Poet, Multidisciplinary Artist & Mandarin Translator

Mixed Race British-Chinese Trans Woman, Writer, Performer, Spoken Word Poet, Multidisciplinary Artist & Mandarin Translator

May 31, 20217 min read

I try to advocate not just for the communities I belong to, but other similarly marginalised and other underrepresented communities, because I know how it feels.enxi I’m a mixed race…

London-born Malaysian-Moroccan Civil Engineer Turned Musical Theatre Actor

London-born Malaysian-Moroccan Civil Engineer Turned Musical Theatre Actor

May 29, 20215 min read

Theatre has always been a way for me to be expressive. It was a release for me both emotionally and creatively.joe I was born and raised in London, but both…

Third Generation British Chinese Data Scientist & Voice ESEA Data Team Lead

Third Generation British Chinese Data Scientist & Voice ESEA Data Team Lead

May 28, 20215 min read

I want to reshape the next generation’s ideals of beauty, power and leadership, so they can grow up proud of their identities.Abbey I grew up secure in my identity as…

Advocating for Mental Health and Action Against Climate Change

Advocating for Mental Health and Action Against Climate Change

May 6, 20214 min read

I’d love to create spaces for young people, who may not find activism as financially fulfilling… and find opportunities for people to empower themselves and to have agency with their…

Standing Out as an Asian Basketball Player

Standing Out as an Asian Basketball Player

Apr 29, 20213 min read

I always stood out because I looked so different from everyone else on the team… which reflects the common portrayal by mass media of Asians as sidekicks, even though this…

Anu: De-stigmatise Female Sexuality & Teach Kids to be More Open-Minded

Anu: De-stigmatise Female Sexuality & Teach Kids to be More Open-Minded

Apr 19, 20214 min read

We’ve grown up with this generation of not talking about how we feel, and that hasn’t done us any favours.Anu on de-stimatising female sexuality and teaching kids to be more…