“We created the CLG to provide a space where these Black China professionals could both maintain and improve their Chinese”
The Black girl that speaks Chinese. That was the way people identified me in my small, predominantly-white college in Connecticut. At first, it really bothered me because what did race have to do with my intellectual ability? Nothing. Little did
Being Black and studying in Asia never seemed weird to me until other people told me it was. Growing up in Maryland, I had a lot of classmates who were of Asian descent. More specifically, I had a lot of
My name is Stephen Chance, and I’m a proud member of NABEA. I am currently an associate at an investment bank here in Singapore (Southeast Asia) where I focus mostly on expense management initiatives. I hope to share a piece of my story with you to inspire anyone who might be thinking of traveling outside of their comfort zone to find the beauty that is Asia….
No matter how much time passes, I’ll never forget something my mom imparted to me on my first day as a middle schooler at my new school: “In a perfect world, everyone would have access to the opportunities you’ll have here.”…