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Asian Heritage Week, April 13-17

logo for the faculty-staff group Asia ConnectAsiaConnect is asking everyone to celebrate Asian Heritage Week with shared experiences 

Everyone can participate in Asian Heritage Week, running from April 13-17via the organization’s Facebook page 

“We want people to create a Facebook post to showcase experiences with an Asian culture,” said AsiaConnect Vice President Dr. Li Zeng. “It can be an Asian country where you have travelled to in the past, a traditional Asian food you have tried or cooked, an Asian movie you would recommend, or a book about an Asian country that you have read.” 

AsiaConnect President Archana Shekara noted the post should provide some description through written text, photos, and/or short videos. “Asian culture touches so many parts of our lives. We want people to share and celebrate that culture,” said Shekara“The week is a wonderful opportunity for cross-cultural awareness and supports ISU’s core value of Diversity and Inclusion. 

Participants can directly post on the AsiaConnect Facebook page, or tag AsiaConnect Facebook between April 1317 with the hashtag #MyAsianCulturalExperienceAnyone who posts will be entered into a prize drawing. Support for AsiaConnect comes from the Office of the Provost and the Office of International Studies and Programs

Those with questions can reach out to Shekara at or Zeng at 

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