Tianjing Zhang is a Chinese transgender woman studying at a university in Japan. She has had to adjust to Japanese culture, but is grateful for the respect of the Japanese people and university shown towards her sexuality, a respect she would not find in…
Yuri Noda was born in Japan and raised by a single mother, who encouraged her to explore the world. As part of this journey, she became a youth representative to Canada and studied there, where she worked to balance pressure and enjoyment.
Lawrence is a student from China who came to the United States for education and moved to the Philippines to become a doctor. He compared the Philippines to the United States in terms of Costco and the American values the store represents.
Candice Dea was brought the the United States by her parents from rural China when she was fifteen to give her political and economic opportunities she wouldn't have had in China. Following her love of children and helping people, Candice began a career…
This story is about the narrator's parents leaving China to escape the daily political repression they experienced there. They moved to Canada and then the United States, having to start over their careers from scratch while starting a family.
This story is about the narrator's experience moving to the US from China to study and the culture clash she experienced This is especially the case with race, as the narrator, moving from a majority to a minority, considers what her race actually means…
JeongHeon Cho experienced the frustrations of setting up a new life in Japan after moving there from South Korea to study. Transactions which were simple back home and came naturally to Japanese were confusing to an outsider unfamiliar with the system and…
Vincent Choi was born in Hong Kong in 1994. Though Vincent did not try very hard in high school, he decided to move to the United States and go to school to become a surgeon.
Wei-Min Hsu is a researcher at Pintung University in Taiwan. He reflects on his time in Anchorage, Alaska studying mathematics education and the development of mathematic curriculum for indigenous populations.