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    • Jia-ling Li oral history interview and transcript 

      Li, Jia-ling (7/9/2018)
      Dr. Jia Ling Li was born in Tianjin, China, the youngest of five children. Growing up closely with her older siblings, Dr. Li studied medicine and agriculture in high school, and was financially supported by her father, ...
    • Ching-Hwa Kiang oral history interview and transcript 

      Kiang, Ching-Hwa (2019-02-08)
      Dr. Ching-Hwa Kiang was born in Taipei, Taiwan and grew up celebrating Chinese traditions and eating food from various regional influences in China and Taiwan. She was active in her school band playing the cornet at Taiwan’s ...
    • Michael Wong oral history interview and transcript 

      Wong, Michael (2018-12-07)
      Dr. Michael Wong was born in Quebec City, Canada to Chinese immigrant parents. As a young child, he moved to California, assimilating into American culture and becoming a US citizen with his siblings and parents. From high ...
    • Thieu Dang oral history interview and transcript 

      Dang, Thieu (2018-10-26)
      Thieu Dang was born in Nam Định, Vietnam. As a child, he moved to Saigon, South Vietnam to live with his aunt and uncle amidst conflicts the First Indochina War and later on the Vietnam War. Dr. Dang studied agriculture ...
    • Sonia Fujimoto Parker oral history interview 

      Parker, Sonia Fujimoto (2018-10-23)
      Sonia Fujimoto Parker was born in Houston, Texas in 1964. After playing school sports and then working in retail sales in Houston, she joined her older sister at the the University of Texas at Austin to receive her Bachelor’s ...
    • Antonia Ingversen oral history interview and transcript 

      Ingversen, Antonia (2018-10-20)
      Judge Antonia Ingversen was born on May 4th, 1946 in Manila Philippine. Her family immigrated to Missouri, United State when she was eight years old. She graduated from the University of Missouri in 1968 with a B.A. degree ...
    • Thomas Sung oral history interview and transcript 

      Sung, Thomas (2018-10-11)
      Thomas Sung was born in Shanghai in 1935. He lived in Chongqing during the Resist Japan war, and moved to Hong Kong in 1948. His family briefly stayed in Brazil and eventually immigrated to the United States in 1952. He ...
    • Ritu Gyawali oral history interview and transcript 

      Gyawali, Ritu (2018-09-14)
      Ritu, a Nepalese native, immigrated to Houston at a young age. After returning to Nepal for a brief period, and then making their way back to the U.S, Ritu and her family developed their lives in the U.S and made Houston ...
    • Ming-Jer Tsai oral history interview 

      Tsai, Ming-Jer (2018-08-20)
      Dr. Ming-Jer Tsai is currently a professor at Baylor College of Medicine in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology. He was born in Taichung, Taipei, the third eldest in a family of six children. He studied at the ...
    • Yoshio "Willie" Fujimoto oral history interview and transcript 

      Fujimoto, Yoshio "Willie" (2018-07-31)
      Yoshio “Willie” Fujimoto was born in Colorado in 1929. He was raised there with his six siblings by his parents who emigrated from Japan. After farming with his family and graduating from high school during the Great ...
    • Urvashi Jain oral history interview 

      Jain, Urvashi (2018-07-25)
      Urvashi Jain was born in Mumbai, India, where she grew up in a Jain community, going to temple daily and practicing Jainism from birth. She first came to the United States in 1987 to Athens, Ohio where her husband completed ...
    • Tay Tay Mynt oral history interview and transcript 

      Mynt, Tay Tay (2018-07-24)
      Tay Tay Mynt was born in Burma in 1970 and grew up during the military dictatorship of Burma’s government. She studied International Relations in college, however, her college studies were paused due to the harsh efforts ...
    • Guo Liang Shen oral history interview and transcript 

      Shen, Guo Liang (2018-07-09)
      Dr. Guo Liang Shen was born in the Jiangsu province of China in 1942. His hometown was destroyed when the Japan invaded in 1937 and his family became refugees as a result. Despite a difficult childhood, Dr. Shen excelled ...
    • Huynh Cong Tu oral history interview and transcript 

      Huynh, Tu Cong (2018-07-07)
      Huynh Cong Tu was born in Can Tho, Vietnam, the second oldest of 8 children in his family. Growing up, he practiced the Phat Giao Hoa Hao religion and he worked various jobs to earn money and support his family. And, in ...
    • Prabha Bala oral history interview and transcript 

      Bala, Prabha (2018-07-06)
      Prabha Bala was born in 1948 in Shimla, India. She grew up in various parts of India and went to school in Chennai where she developed an interest in the classical Indian arts. She moved to Houston in 1971 with her husband ...
    • Vu Thanh Thuy oral history interview and transcript 

      Thuy, Vu Thanh (2018-07-02)
      Mrs. Thuy is a very accomplished journalist who served as a war correspondent during the Vietnam War and was awarded with a Silver Star for Valor by the Army of the Republic of Vietnam in 1970 and later received the Best ...
    • Cin-Ty Lee oral history interview and transcript 

      Lee, Cin-Ty (2018-06-25)
      Professor Cin-Ty Lee is a professor of geology in the Department of Earth, Environmental, and Planetary Sciences at Rice University. Professor Lee was born in Taiwan, but quickly moved to Riverside, California, a rural ...
    • Lynn Chou oral history interview and transcript 

      Chou, Lynn (2018-06-25)
      Lynn Chou was born in Taipei, Taiwan in 1958 where she grew up as a self-proclaimed tomboy in a middle-class family. She came to America after undergraduate school to be a graduate at the University of Houston after receiving ...
    • Peter Chang oral history interview and transcript 

      Chang, Peter (2018-06-20)
      Dr. Peter Chang is a cardiologist based in Houston, Texas. He was born in Taipei, Taiwan but moved frequently to various countries including Peru and the Philippines due to his father's career as a diplomat. Dr. Chang ...
    • Vibhuti Shah oral history interview and transcript 

      Shah, Vibhuti (2018-06-11)
      Mrs. Vibhuti Shah was born in Bombay, India in 1945. In India she received her Masters in Microbiology and Biochemistry, and after coming to America in 1970 she started using her medical technology degree to work in a lab. ...