Commingle with Taiwan and US Professionals in SF

BGBridges (Build Great Bridges) and its first hub BGBAT (Build Great Bridges Around Taiwan), based in Taipei, Taiwan, would like to welcome you to our first Commingle in San Francisco, California!Join us on Thursday, August 10th, to look at how life, work, and the startup scene compare between San Francisco and Taiwan as a window to Greater Asia. We'll look at the various factors that top global talent consider when choosing where to live and work: career opportunities, living costs, children's…

Taiwanese American Author Marijane Launches Memoir in SoCal

Please join Taiwanese American author, Marijane, for an author event at Gatsby Books in Long Beach to celebrate the launch of her new book, Beyond Two Worlds!What if your life story wasn’t what you thought? Experience a true story about two worlds and a woman’s search for truth, forgiveness, and love.About the Book:Born in Taipei, Taiwan, Marijane was adopted by an American military family at four months old. She grew up in a middle class neighborhood where hers was the only Asian…

Meet the New TAP Executive Board in SF

 Hello 朋友們 (Friends)! With the new Taiwanese American Professionals - San Francisco (TAP-SF) exec board coming up we thought it’d be a great opportunity to introduce ourselves and give a fresh look at what's in store for TAP-SF! Come meet the new Exec board and TAP family with a Two Part Series: A Day and A Night with TAP. President - Vivian Liu External Vice President - Benjamin Shyong Internal Vice President - Alex WuWho -- Everyone interested in meeting new…

HuanDao Documentary Online Release

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…

TAF New Years Party 2017 in IL

It's the most wonderful time of the year... Taiwanese American Foundation (TAF) New Years! Come celebrate the holidays with your TAF friends and family at Enchanted Castle (Lombard, IL) on Friday, Dec. 30th, starting at 6pm! We'll have tons of food, games, and go-karts... All we're missing is YOU.You will need to buy a ticket from Eventbrite to participate! Tickets can be purchased here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/taf-new-years-2017-tickets-30064450581 And don't forget your waiver (more…

“Incensed” Book Talk with Author Ed Lin in NorCal

In Taiwan, the Mid-Autumn Festival is a time for prioritizing family. When 25-year-old Jing-nan’s gangster uncle, Big Eye, asks a favor, Jing-nan can’t exactly say no, especially because two goons are going to follow him around to make sure he gets it done right. The favor is this: Big Eye’s 16-year-old daughter, Mei-ling, has a biker boyfriend from the wrong side of the tracks—in Big Eye’s gangster opinion—and Big Eye wants Jing-nan to bring her to Taipei, away from the bad influences,…

Mid-Autumn BBQ with TAP in NorCal

FOOD. FRIENDS. FUN. The all new 2016-2017 Taiwanese American Professionals – San Francisco (TAP-SF) Team invites the Taiwanese American community out to the South Bay for an afternoon of BBQ TAP style in belated celebration of Mid-Autumn Festival!Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as “moon festival”, is a celebration with family, friends and community! Falling on the 15th day of the 8th lunar month, Mid-Autumn Festival is the celebration of a centuries-old harvest ritual in many Asian cultures.…

Book Reading with Dmae Roberts in Portland

Join Dmae Roberts for a reading from her book "The Letting Go Trilogies: Stories of a Mixed-Race Family." She'll also talk about mixed-race history in Oregon. The reading and talk event is Sept 1st at 7pm at Another Read Through bookstore, 3932 N Mississippi Ave, Portland, Oregon 97227Cookies and sparkling cider will be provided! "The Letting go Trilogies will be available for $13 only at Another Read Through Bookstore.More info: http://www.anotherreadthrough.com/event/local-author-dmae-roberts/"The…

Facebook Tour with TAP in SF

Join Taiwanese American Professionals - San Francisco (TAP-SF) as we visit Facebook! Founded in 2004, Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to share and make the world more open and connected. People use Facebook to stay connected with friends and family, to discover what’s going on in the world, and to share and express what matters to them.The program will be: 11:30-11:45 Check-in 11:45-12:45 Lunch 12:45-01:45 Facebook Building TourWe want this to be a close-knit event,…