Ever wondered how long to brew tea leaves? Should you use a teapot, and infuser, or a covered cup? Is there only one type of oolong - what is an oolong tea plant? Come learn a few tricks and more. Julia Cai from the Harvard China Fund and Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies will be hosting a fine tea tasting and demo for AHAAAFS members.
Visit the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to ring in the Year of the Monkey! Explore Chinese, Korean, and Vietnamese traditions while enjoying activities, demonstrations, and performances throughout the day. Be sure to find the vibrant floral arrangements around the building and stop in for an Asian-inspired lunch at the Garden Cafeteria. And visit the MFA’s newest display, featuring art from the prosperous and vibrant Song dynasty (960–1279)—regarded as a pinnacle of Chinese art and aesthetics.
Bring your lunch or pick something up at the Dudley Café on the 1st floor and join us for part or all of the lunch meeting; we will provide dessert & drinks! Let's celebrate together and discuss our ideas and plans for the upcoming year (please see the minutes from our last meeting).
The Liquid Art House, 100 Arlington St, Boston, MA 02116
Get Konnected! in partnership with the National Association of Asian American Professional celebrates Lunar New Year and History as they honor Boston's first woman of color and Asian American City Council President Michelle Wu and the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce's newly inducted President and CEO Jim Rooney.
Come join us as we salute Asian cultures and Greater Boston's key influencers at Boston's chicest venue, The Liquid Art House. It will be a night filled with networking, art, repasts, and merriment!
Description: Sticky Rice Project (SRP) is a series of anti-racism trainings with an Asian American lens. Join us for our Train the Trainers Event, which will include the opportunity to discuss goals for the project, develop SRP curriculum, and practice facilitation. Come if you are interested in building facilitation skills and/or if you would like to be involved with the Sticky Rice Project. We hope to see you there!
Time: 12-5pm (lunch included), Location: Viet-AID (42 Charles St, Dorchester)
People of color and other minority groups often face institutional barriers that serve to exclude them from reaching leadership positions in the workplace. The metaphor of the Bamboo Ceiling describes the invisible barriers that particularly prevent people of Asian descent from reaching their potential in spite of having the highest educational attainment. This panel discussion will feature the voices of three Asian women who are uniquely positioned in leadership roles at Harvard.