An Interview with Justine Ker: A Taiwanese American Journey to Miss Louisiana

I recently sat down for a chat with Justine Ker, who was crowned Miss Louisiana in 2016 and placed in the top 15 during the 2017 Miss America Pageant. She also represents the first Taiwanese or Asian American to represent Louisiana on the national stage, a worthy accomplishment within our Taiwanese American community.Soon after she won her title, Justine and I had previously discussed trying to coordinate a sit-down interview, but our schedules didn't coincide. A few months later, however,…

North America Taiwanese Women’s Association (NATWA) National Convention in NorCal

Great News! This year at our annual North America Taiwanese Women's Association (NATWA) convention held in Milpitas, California, we are opening up our NATWA II talks and events to non-registrants and non-members for a small fee per event. Come join us at one, or two, or three events that match your interest and your schedule!Join your awesome fellow Taiwanese American sisters as we engage in lively discussions, insightful workshops and opportunities for self-care.  A few of this year’s highlights…