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March 2017

HuanDao Documentary Online Release

March 31, 2017 @ 8:00 am - April 2, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

HuanDao Documentary follows the story of two young women embarking on a two-week bicycle trip (known as huandao) through the country of Taiwan. One is Taiwanese American, and her return to the island explores her relationship with her family, her bicultural identity, and her greater understanding of self, home, and belonging. They travel through the beautiful island, experiencing its food and culture, befriending strangers along the way that challenge the question-- what does it mean to be Taiwanese and what…

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April 2017

First-Ever TAP Meetup in Taipei

April 24, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
PicCollage Taipei Headquarter, 光復南路102號7F
Taipei, 106 Taiwan
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It's our first-ever Taiwanese American Professionals (TAP) Taipei meetup! There will be mingling, taco-ing and hearing about a visiting TAP Chicagoan's recent rollercoaster ride through startup creation, pivots, patents, surprising consumer insights, sweating 2nd round interviews at Y-Combinator, and more! THIS IS FREE but please RSVP so we know how many are down to taco! ABOUT JEFF CHENG: Jeff is visiting us from Chicago where he founded Runchkins, a fashion technology start-up for parents to seamlessly find stylish kids clothes - with…

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July 2017

1st Annual Taiwanese American Film Festival in LA

July 8, 2017 @ 11:00 am - July 9, 2017 @ 2:00 am
The Downtown Independent, 251 S Main St
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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ATTENTION ALL FILM LOVERS! The very 1st edition of the Taiwanese American Film Festival is finally here and will be held at the beautiful Downtown Independent in Downtown Los Angeles. Established by Taiwanese American Professionals of Los Angeles (TAP-LA) - This one-day festival will celebrate short films and media works by up and coming Taiwanese and Taiwanese American makers. Indulge in the Festival's highlights including -- an industry panel; an Awards Ceremony and a Closing Party. Along with a variety…

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October 2018

LATE LIFE: THE CHIEN-MING WANG STORY 後勁: 王建民

October 19, 2018

The first and only Taiwanese player for the New York Yankees, Chien-Ming Wang held many titles: American League Wins Leader, World Series Champion, Olympian, Time 100 Most Influential, and The Pride of Taiwan. He had it all - until a 2008 injury forever altered the course of his career. LATE LIFE: The Chien-Ming Wang Story - named after the late sinking action on his signature pitch - follows the rise and fall of the international icon as he fights his…

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February 2019

ITASA 2019 National Conference

February 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am - February 17, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
University of Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104
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$60

The ITASA National Conference will be held at the University of Pennsylvania from Thursday, February 14 to Sunday, February 17.  Our theme this year is "Me and Ama: Weaving together stories of our past with memories of our future". Through Me and Ama, we hope to create a space for intimate dialogues and communal growth around Taiwanese American identity. We aim to begin answering the questions: What does it mean to belong to Taiwanese America? What are our family stories?…

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March 2019

Apply to the Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund

March 27, 2019

10 – $5,000 Scholarships for High School Seniors and 1st Year College Students Planning to Attend a University/College in the U.S. in the Fall of 2019 The Taiwanese American Scholarship Fund is focused on helping economically-challenged Taiwanese American youth fulfill their dreams of obtaining higher education. Deadline: 11:59pm – Wednesday, March 27, 2019 Eligibility: U.S. Citizen or U.S. permanent resident (holders of a Permanent Resident Card) AND a direct blood descendant of a Taiwanese citizen High school senior or 1st…

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January 2020

Students: Apply by January 31 for the OFTaiwan Award

January 13 @ 8:00 am - January 31 @ 5:00 pm

LAST UPDATED: JANUARY 12, 2020 The OFTaiwan Award, co-sponsored by TaiwaneseAmerican.org and the Intercollegiate Taiwanese American Student Association (ITASA) awards student organizations that host programming about Taiwanese heritage, culture, and identity. Recipient organizations will be selected based on their events’ and program’s impact, content, and engagement with attendees.  All high school and college student organizations planning events and programs about Taiwan or Taiwanese Americans are eligible. The organization does not have to be a Taiwanese American student group (for example,…

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April 2020

Census Day is April 1, 2020: Write in ‘Taiwanese’

April 1

Every 10 years, the United States counts every person living in the United States — citizens and non-citizens. The census shapes public policy and funding towards our communities. Counting everyone ensures fair and equal representation. We are calling all who identify as Taiwanese and Taiwanese American to check “Other Asian” and write in “Taiwanese” on the 2020 Census.  Please support the Write In Taiwanese Census Campaign by any of the following – 1. Purchase a Campaign Tshirt or a Sweatshirt…

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May 2020

Celebrate Taiwanese American Heritage Week with Ilha Candles!

May 1 - May 31

Looking for the perfect Mother’s Day gift? Support a small business, donate to a non-profit, and celebrate APAHM and Taiwanese American Heritage Week — all at once!  Treat the 阿姆s in your life to a gorgeous Jasmine Green Tea candle. This custom blend has floral notes of jasmine and fresh and cooling notes of green tea. This limited edition scent was released in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. For the month of May, 10% of net proceeds of…

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June 2020

NATEA-SV x Dosudo: June 2020 Blockchain Overview

June 20 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Free

Blockchain walk-through including consensus, mining, block rewards, and more. Recommended readings for non-techs and technologist prior to the event. Overview article: https://medium.com/@jj1385jeff850527/the-list-blockchain-for-non-techs-2d3e497ca5cc Advance concepts: https://medium.com/3-minutes-blockchain-paper/2-bitcoin-paper-explained-b53619c99bf3 Event Info: Registration: FREE, just RSVP on Eventbrite or FB event by pressing "going" June 20th: 8 to 9:30pm PDT (Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82961457321?pwd=TWFKcG41ME9JMjVtZHpwTjAyTWM2QT09) Speaker: Jeff Hu (https://www.linkedin.com/in/yaochiehhu/) Jeff is the CEO of Turing Chain and author of the best-selling blockchain online course in Taiwan. He is a scholar at Blockchain X-Lab and Global fellow at…

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