Dr. Jenn Fang talks about her blog (Reappropriate.co) and her passion for mobilizing the AAPI community. Jenn discusses the compatibility between the scientific and the spiritual, why the Asian American electorate needs to wake up, and the new curated essay series “Write Back, Fight Back”. (Intro: Messy Faith)
Jenn is a proud Asian American feminist, scientist and nerd who currently blogs at Reappropriate.co, one of the web’s oldest AAPI feminist and race activist blogs. She has previously contributed her writing to Change.org, Asian Pacific Americans for Progress, Asian Americans for Obama, The Nerds of Color, Quartz, Angry Asian Man, and Good Men Project. In her day job, Jenn works as a vascular developmental biologist who studies how stem cells are able to make blood vessels. Jenn is ethnically Chinese, nationally Canadian, and currently identifies as Asian American. In February 2019, Jenn was honored as one of the Frederick Douglass 200 — a curated list of individuals who best embody the work and spirit of celebrated abolitionist Frederick Douglass.