Entries by Claudia Defaz

Robert T. Teranishi: IGE Co-Director Co-Hosts 2nd iCount Symposium at White House

October 16, 2015 The 2015 iCount Symposium with the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) in Washington D.C., Sept. 14-15, co-hosted byUCLA’s Institute for Immigration, Globalization & Education (IGE) and the National Commission on Asian American and Pacific Islander Research in Education (CARE). More than 100 participants including students, deans and […]

iCount: Equity through Representation Symposium Explores the Power of Data Disaggregation in the Educational Equity Movement

September 14, 2015 Today marks the start of the iCount: Equity through Representation symposium, a convening of over 100 representatives from educational institutions and philanthropic and community organizations to bring attention to the need for data disaggregation to better represent and support the unique academic needs of a diverse Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) […]

Diverse: Educational Strategies Overlook AAPI Diversity

May 11, 2015 When one thinks of Asian Americans, for most people what comes to mind are well-educated, high-income earners; overachievers; and hard workers whose children are destined for spots at elite Ivy League schools. But this model minority perception is just that: a perception. It also overlooks one big issue: Asian Americans are far […]