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A podcast for the modern day Asian American woman hosted by Melody Cheng, Helen Wu, and Janet Wang. We started this podcast as an outlet for topics we are interested in, and for sharing stories we have as 20-30 something yr. old Asian American women working, dating, and living in Los Angeles. It's no secret that Asian women are lacking in almost all media outlets. As three women working in finance, tech, and production who balance careers, life aspirations, and eventful social lives (we have our fair share of 5am returns from the club), we hope our perspectives can help, inform, and entertain those girls (and guys) with similar backgrounds or an interest in our backgrounds. We like to think of this as our invitation for you to join our once private girl talk sessions! So grab a glass of wine and let's get this show started ;)

A podcast for the modern day Asian American woman hosted by Melody Cheng, Helen Wu, and Janet Wang. We started this podcast as an outlet for topics we are interested in, and for sharing stories we have as 20-30 something yr. old Asian American women working, dating, and living in Los Angeles. It's no secret that Asian women are lacking in almost all media outlets. As three women working in finance, tech, and production who balance careers, life aspirations, and eventful social lives (we have our fair share of 5am returns from the club), we hope our perspectives can help, inform, and entertain those girls (and guys) with similar backgrounds or an interest in our backgrounds. We like to think of this as our invitation for you to join our once private girl talk sessions! So grab a glass of wine and let's get this show started ;)
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A podcast for the modern day Asian American woman hosted by Melody Cheng, Helen Wu, and Janet Wang. We started this podcast as an outlet for topics we are interested in, and for sharing stories we have as 20-30 something yr. old Asian American women working, dating, and living in Los Angeles. It's no secret that Asian women are lacking in almost all media outlets. As three women working in finance, tech, and production who balance careers, life aspirations, and eventful social lives (we have our fair share of 5am returns from the club), we hope our perspectives can help, inform, and entertain those girls (and guys) with similar backgrounds or an interest in our backgrounds. We like to think of this as our invitation for you to join our once private girl talk sessions! So grab a glass of wine and let's get this show started ;)

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 46: Assumptions, ABG edition!

8/8/2019
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ABGs and ABBs -- we have reached the end of Season 4!! Y'all have stuck with us for FOUR whole seasons now. It’s safe to say that you probably have some assumptions about us! "Does recording ABG only take one take?!?" "Do we ever fight?!"…

Duration:00:48:21

Episode 45: You have Questions, we have Answers!

8/1/2019
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It’s that time of the season when we bring back … Q&A! The three of us feel so fortunate to have you all a part of our journey building this podcast & can’t believe another season is almost coming to an end! With only one episode left...

Duration:00:36:11

Episode 44: Mental Health with Christine Chen

7/25/2019
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Mental Health is a topic that we frequently receive requests to talk about on this podcast. As Asian Americans, mental health is, without question, a taboo topic and one that is often dismissed and/or feared...

Duration:01:04:19

Episode 43: Working Women Working Out [Our Fitness Journey]

7/18/2019
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Now that summer is upon us, what’s been on the top of our minds other than cold boba drinks, summer travel plans, beach, sun and fun?? Getting that beach body ready for all of the above! Fitness is a journey and one that can begin at...

Duration:00:40:12

Episode 42: The Grey Zone

7/11/2019
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Some call it post grad life, others call it the Grey Zone. Whatever you call it, it’s an unpredictable time in your life that you feel you aren't “prepared” for; the feeling of being in a slump, that your life can (and should) turn...

Duration:00:46:21

Episode 41: From AIM to IG: Staying Social Through the Ages

7/5/2019
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From AIM in the 90s to Xanga and Myspace in the early 2000s to Instagram today, social media has evolved and now-a-days, is ever pervasive in our daily (if not hourly) lives. In this episode, we reminisce...

Duration:00:38:29

Episode 40: Single and Ready to… Marry?

6/27/2019
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Ah.. the ever continuous discussion of dating (or, lack thereof). For anyone else in their post-collegiate, 30s+ stage in life, this one’s for you! We talk about the sweet spot between our 20s and 30s...

Duration:00:56:59

Episode 39: Dealing with Imposter Syndrome

6/20/2019
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Imposter Syndrome - a state of insecurity & self doubt about one’s ability and/or achievements, believing they are due to luck or having successfully deceived others into thinking they are smarter or more capable than they really are...

Duration:00:39:50

Episode 38: In Honor of Father's Day - AsianBossDads

6/13/2019
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In honor of Father’s Day, we are focusing this week’s episode on the father figures in our lives. We share our relationships with each of our fathers and father figures, discussing everything from who they are as people to what we have inherited…

Duration:00:52:27

Episode 37: 36 Questions to Fall in Love (Part II)

6/6/2019
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Did you enjoy our very first episode of Season 4, 36 Questions to Fall in Love (Part I)?? If you did, trust us -- you'll enjoy this Part II continuation, maybe even more. As with any progression of lists that build up to a climax, these topic get deeper and deeper…

Duration:00:43:18

Episode 36: The Menstrual Movement with Nadya Okamoto

5/31/2019
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May 28th is Menstrual Hygiene Day. We celebrated by sitting down for a conversation with Nadya Okamoto, a 21 year old social entrepreneur, activist, Chief Brand Officer, and speaker for The Menstrual Movement, the power of Generation Z, and youth activism…

Duration:00:54:10

Episode 35: 36 Questions to Fall in Love (Part I)

5/23/2019
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Anddddd....we're back! Season 4, we out here! Returning with an intimate episode where we go through the exercise brought to fame by NY Times Article "The 36 Questions That Lead to Love" by Daniel Jones. The activity is based on psychology...

Duration:00:48:09

Episode 34: Reflections & Resolutions

1/31/2019
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It’s been such an amazing journey of shared stories and building a small ABG/ABB community w/ y’all. As we near the end of the first month of 2019, we reflect on our 2018 conclusions, touch upon our 2019 resolutions, and cringe/celebrate...

Duration:00:45:18

Episode 33: Mastering the Art of Adulting

1/24/2019
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Whether you’re still in college and applying for an apartment for the first time, 27 and figuring your shit out after that quarter life crisis, OR in your 30’s and you’re starting a family...we’re constantly trying to master the art of adulting.

Duration:00:41:04

Episode 32: What They Don't Tell You About Giving Birth

1/17/2019
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Babies, babies, babies…in the last episode of Season 1 “Episode 12: Labor of Love” we focused on the topic of babies! We fantasized about what it would be like to have children - from pregnancy, to labor, to the...

Duration:00:51:15

Episode 31: Questions from our Listeners!

1/10/2019
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What’s a season without a Q & A episode? With season 3 more than half way through, we’ve continued to receive encouraging messages & engaging questions. Due to the nature of our work schedules, we don’t have the capacity to answer…

Duration:00:34:27

Episode 30: Pursuit of Yappiness

12/20/2018
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What is a "Yappie"? Some would say it's the epitome of the model minority myth. Others would argue there's nothing wrong with it. In today's episode, we'll explore the definition and effects of a "yappie" life with a special guest...

Duration:00:48:00

Episode 29: Asian Women - Do We Fit the Stereotypes?

12/13/2018
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Whether it’s the color of our skin, the job title on our LinkedIn, or the city we answer when someone asks us where we are from, each of these aspects of identity are an opportunity for someone to assume other traits about us...

Duration:00:34:17

Episode 28: The One About Friendships

11/29/2018
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Friendships. One of the most important elements in our lives. From the people you go out with on Friday nights to the individuals you can always depend on during tough times...some can say our friends are AS important as family...

Duration:00:39:58

Episode 27: Thankful, Now!

11/22/2018
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Happy Thanksgiving from the AsianBossGirl team! In line w/ today’s celebration of thankfulness, we talk about the little things we’re thankful for (think: lash glue, other families babies, facetime) to the bigger things…

Duration:00:29:16