As Asian Pacific American Heritage Month kicks off, Gold Home has unveiled this 12 months’s A100, the API management coalition’s sixth annual checklist of the Asian Pacific leaders who’ve most importantly impacted American tradition and society within the final 12 months.
Among the many 5 classes included within the checklist — activism and journalism; enterprise and know-how; leisure and media; life-style and trend; and sports activities and gaming — one particular person tops every class as an general A1 (most impression).
“Gold Home’s A100 Record is a crucial illustration of the varied alternatives and achievements of and for Asian Pacific leaders,” mentioned Michelle Yeoh, a Gold Home A100 Corridor of Famer and inaugural Gold Gala Honoree final 12 months. “Changing into begins with seeing — and it exhibits how we’re simply getting began. I’m so proud to be a part of previous lessons and applaud this 12 months’s class.”
This 12 months, Bela Bajaria, the chief content material officer at Netflix, is the A1 in leisure and media. Others within the class embrace Beef stars Ali Wong and Steven Yeun and creator Lee Sung Jin; actress Amber Midthunder; The Walt Disney Co. chief model officer Asad Ayaz; lead forged and creators of Pleasure Journey (Ashley Park, Sherry Cola, Stephanie Hsu, Sabrina Wu, Adele Lim, Cherry Chevapravatdumrong and Teresa Hsiao); American Born Chinese language stars and creators (Ben Wang, Jimmu Liu, Gene Luen Yang, Kelvin Yu, Destin Daniel Cretton and Melvin Mar); government vp and chief range officer at NBCUniversal, Craig Robinson; director Deborah Chow; actress Stephanie Hsu; All the pieces In all places All at As soon as administrators Jonathan Wang and Daniel Kwan; Oscar-winning actor Ke Huy Quan; singer Saweetie; forged and creators of Turning Purple (Rosalie Chiang, Sandra Oh, Domee Shi and Julia Cho; Riverdale castmembers KJ Apa and Charles Melton; actor, director and comic Randall Park; singer Steve Lacy; and Okay-Pop lady group NewJeans. Discover the full list and other categories here.
Along with the A100 checklist, Gold Home additionally revealed this 12 months’s Corridor of Fame inductees — who will need to have been on at the very least two prior lists — together with Bajaria, Yeoh, Erik Spoelstra, Fareed Zakaria, Jeremy Lin, Helen Lin, Padma Lakshmi, Dr. Priscilla Chan, Ramsey Naito, Shantanu Narayen, Solar Choe, Taika Waititi, Tammy Duckworth and Tony Xu.
Gold Home will rejoice the honorees at occasions from Could 5 via Could 7, together with the Gold Gala on Could 6.