S1: E1 Top 10 Symptoms of the Bamboo Ceiling

Asians Breaking Ceilings

Aug 28 2023 • 29 mins

Do you want to know what thousands of AAPI women in corporate America are really experiencing? In this eye-opening episode, Jeanny reveals the Top 10 trends mid-career professionals are experiencing. Spoiler: it's not pretty.

Can you relate? You are not alone. We are in this together.

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[00:00] Teaser

[00:57] Episode 1 Trailer

[02:20] Bad Ass Immigrants Sacrifice Too Much

[04:33] Trend 10. AAPI woman is sole breadwinner

[05:20] Trend 9. AAPI woman does the work of 3 people

[05:55] Trend 8. No time for herself

[06:46] Trend 7. Underpaid by $30-40K

[07:19] Trend 6. Feels Unfulfilled

[07:45] Trend 5. Tolerates a Toxic Environment

[09:08] Trend 4. Exhausted

[09:44] Trend 3. Physically Ill

[11:46] Trend 2. Constantly Proving Herself

[13:33] Trend 1. Not Getting Promoted

[14:19] It's not your fault.

[14:38] We need to address clash of cultural norms.

[15:52] There is HOPE.

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[17:03] Data from ASCEND report, executive parity lowest for AAPI women

[19:43] Three Biggest Asian Cultural Ceilings to Reframe

[20:56] First Ceiling: Self-Criticism

[22:28] Second Ceiling: Emotional Restraint

[24:21] Third Ceiling: Filial Piety

[28:02] Goal of Asians Breaking Ceilings

[28:33] Episode 2 Preview

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Theme Song: Imagine by Zoo

Mid-roll and Post-roll Song: Clarity by Zoo

Ascend Report: The Diversity Equity Gap in the Fortune 500:

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