Education, Awareness and Anti-Asian Racism Resources
As part of Asian Heritage Month, the Anti-Asian EDI Committee invites everyone to the main event on May 26, 2021, from 12:00 pm. to 1:30 pm.
To participate and register for the event, click on this Zoom link.
THEME: “My Life and Asian Heritage”
Asian Month Keynote Speaker: Dr. Jong Soue You
Dr. Jong Soue You is Professor Emeritus (Economics) at Algoma University. Dr. You obtained his Ph.D. in Economics from the State University of New York at Binghamton and taught at the Eastern Washington State University, before joining Algoma University as an Assistant Professor in 1971.
During his tenure, Dr. You served as the Academic Dean from 1997 to 2001 and Acting President of the University (1998). He retired in 2007 after 36 years of service and established the “Dr. Jong You Bursary” for Algoma University students. His publications include numerous articles in peer-reviewed academic journals.
He is currently the Chair of the Board of Directors of Shinhan Bank Canada in Toronto, Ontario.
The Algoma University EDI website details additional information on how to participate in this month’s Heritage contest as well other month-long events. If you would like to participate in the contest and you don’t have social media, email your caption and photo to [email protected]