VIRTUAL: Kitchen Talk: Food Histories, Literature, and Afro-Asian Archives in the Americas

Join the Association of Asian American Yale Alumni and Kitchen Marronage for a virtual kitchen talk with novelist Monique Truong (YC’90) and Dr. Tao Leigh Goffe (GSAS ‘15). Together the two will explore Afro-Asian intimacies in the culinary archives of colonial encounter. A special recipe will be distributed to participants beforehand.

VIRTUAL: The 50/50 Campaign Virtual Learning Session

Join YWCA Hartford Region, Yale’s Affinity Groups, and The New Haven Club of The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Club’s Inc. for a virtual learning session about the 50/50 Campaign, an initiative to promote gender equity and racial diversity on municipal boards and commissions. The 50/50 Campaign educates and encourages community members to join their local municipal boards and commissions to ensure residents have a voice in the decision-making process and help improve the quality of life for their community.

VIRTUAL: WWN Book Club: The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi

Join us for the next meeting of the WWN Book Club. We will be reading The Henna Artist by Alka Joshi. We hope you will join us for a great discussion. New members are always welcome!

Escaping from an abusive marriage, seventeen-year-old Lakshmi makes her way alone to the vibrant 1950s pink city of Jaipur. There she becomes the most highly requested henna artist—and confidante—to the wealthy women of the upper class. But trusted with the secrets of the wealthy, she can never reveal her own…

ANY & FLY Tea Ceremony

Join the Asian Network at Yale and Future Leaders of Yale to discover the wonderful atmosphere of a traditional Chinese tea ceremony with The Green Teahouse Managing Partner Ting Luo and find out what the art of drinking tea really means.

Trailblazers in Yale Athletics

In honor of Black History Month, join Athletics, Asian Network at Yale, Future Leaders of Yale, Working Women’s Network, and Yale African American Affinity Group for this unique opportunity to learn more about the journeys of Vicky Chun and basketball coaches Dalila Eshe and James Jones.

Vicky Chun is the first woman and Asian American to serve as the Director of Athletics at Yale. Dalila Eshe is the first black female head coach at Yale. James Jones is the longest tenured head coach in the Ivy League.

Create Your Energy Road Map

Are you tired of yo-yo dieting? Want to feel energized, and improve your health, but don’t know where to start? Join our very own Eliana Serna, Functional Nutritionist and Integrative Health Coach, for an interactive virtual workshop on February 13 from 12-1 pm to craft your energy road map.

In the workshop, we will discuss:

• What energy is
• Primary foods and secondary foods
• How to identify where your energy is leaking
• Balanced meals and satiety
• Non bake demonstrations

ANY & LGBTQ Movie Night: Easter Sunday

Join the Asian Network at Yale and Yale LGBTQ Affinity Group for Movie Night! The movie being showcased is the critically acclaimed film Easter Sunday by Jo Koy, which stars a mainly Filipino-American cast, and was released in early August of 2022.

Where: Becton Engineering & Applied Science Center, Room CO31, 15 Prospect Street
When: 5:00 PM
What: Watch a movie and eat Asian snacks!

Simple Effective Hacks to Dissolve Stress and Tension

In honor of November 2nd being National Stress Awareness Day, join the Asian Network at Yale, Future Leaders of Yale, Working Women’s Network, and Shifu Shirley Chock for a stress management session.

Shifu Shirley Chock, aka “The Stressbender”, and owner of Aiping Tai Chi will teach you simple and effective techniques you can do anywhere anytime to dissolve stress and tension.

Searching for Diversity in Kids Books

It can be difficult to explain complex topics to kids. Books are a powerful tool for introducing ideas of diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging to your kids at home or in the classroom. But how to know which books to pick? Join the Office of Diversity & Inclusion (ODI), the Yale affinity groups, and the WorkLife & Childcare Program for a panel and discussion about introducing diversity into your kids’ books on October 24 from noon-1 p.m.

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