Students and Staff
Candice is a senior majoring in Business Accounting with an anticipated graduating date of May 2010. Upon graduation, she hopes to pursue a career as an Accountant for a private accounting firm and to someday obtain her CPA license and become a CPA.
Stephen is a senior majoring in Political Science. He has been involved with CYWC since fall semester 2009. Stephen is involved in a wide spectrum of organizations both on and off campus. At Cal State Fullerton, he is a member of the political science honor society – Pi Sigma Alpha, Korea Campus Crusade for Christ, Asian American Pacific Islander Leadership Institute, and the College Republicans. He serves his community by delivery food to low-income residents in Covina with the Bridge Church Neighborhood Food Program, serving as a Youth Mentor with the Orange County Asian Pacific Islander Community Alliance (OCAPICA) and is a Korean-U.S. Census intern. Upon graduation, Stephen plans on applying to the Peace Corps and hopes to make the world a better place.
Darren is a senior double majoring in Asian American Studies and Communications. He has been involved with the California Young Women’s Collaborative since fall semester, 2009 and is also an active member in the Asian American community currently serving as Vice President of the Cambodian Student Association of CSUF. He is an advocate for human rights and equal treatment of all people and plans to become a professor of Asian American Studies at Cal State Fullerton in the near future.
Sabby is a senior double majoring in Anthropology and Sociology. She has been involved with the CYWC cohort since fall semester 2009 and has been working with other CWYC students on developing some of our social marketing materials. Sabby is active in student life and is the President of the Cambodian Student Association this year. Upon graduation, she hopes to find a job in the nonprofit field that focuses on community health.
Roger is a senior majoring in Sociology with a concentration in Race/Class/Gender and a minor in Human Communications. He has been involved with the California Young Women’s Collaborative since fall semester 2009. Roger is the social coordinator for the Association of Chinese Students, President of the CSUF Tennis Club, and a facilitator for AAPIL, the Asian American and Pacific Islander Leadership Institute. Upon graduation, he plans on pursuing a masters degree in social work and a career in API nonprofit work. Roger has loved his experience with CYWC NAPAWF!
Juliane is a senior double majoring in Health Science and Asian American Studies. She has been a member of the California Young Women’s Collaborative since fall semester 2009 and is heavily involved with many advocacy efforts this semester. Juliane is also a member of Eta Sigma Gamma, a Health Science Honorary Society and a Peer Health University Network member. This year, she is also the chair of the Student Health Advisory Committee, a campus organization dedicated to providing a student voice in health center operations and a channel of communication between health center staff and the student body. Juliane plans to pursue a masters of public health or nursing degree and hopes to have a career in Asian American Women’s health research and advocacy. With her involvement in CWYC, she is off to a terrific start.
Linda is a senior majoring in Asian American Studies. She has been involved with the California Young Women’s Collaborative since fall semester 2009. Linda is also the documentarian for the project, chronicling CYWC’s growth at Cal State Fullerton and advocacy efforts in the community through her photography. She will be part of the delegation traveling to Sacramento to participate in the API Policy Summit in May. Linda hopes to attend graduate school and pursue a career where she can help others.
Nina is a senior currently majoring in Biology. She hopes to use her knowledge in the sciences to become an educator and conduct research on education. As a second generation Vietnamese American, she began interest in Asian American Studies to learn more about her identity as well as advocate for API issues in her community. She is also a member of the Student Science Alliance and Social Action Project in the CSUF campus. As a member of the CYWC project, she is involved in many media related aspects including public speaking and building social network groups online.
Tim is a senior majoring in Political Science, with a concentration in Asian American Studies and Educational Administration. He has been in many different classes within the Asian American Studies Department at Cal State Fullerton and was a vital part of a group that advocated for the Asian American Studies Department to be saved from budgetary cuts. Tim is also a part of the CYWC delegation heading to Sacramento for the API Policy Summit. He believes in equality, justice, and freedom for all. He wants to give a voice to the voiceless, hope to the hopeless, and justice for the oppressed. He has learned a lot from his great teachers Divya and Sang, and loves what NAPAWF is doing for the API Community. Tim has a passion for education, social justice, and entertainment, and hopes to be able to combine all three of these passions into a career in the future. Thank you NAPAWF, Dr. Tu-Uyen, Divya, and Sang.
Yvonne is a senior majoring in Business Administration. She has been involved with the California Young Women’s Collaborative since fall semester 2009. Yvonne was in charge of making the shirts for the class and postcards. Yvonne hopes to pursue a career where she can help others and also open her own preschool.
Darren is a senior majoring in Asian American Studies. He has been involved with the California Young Women’s Collaborative since fall semester 2009. He will be co-leading the group at the API Policy Summit in Sacramento in a workshop on Cal State Fullerton’s CYWC’s research. Darren will pursue a career in real estate and many other ventures after graduation.
Photos by Linda Nguyen