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ACMA’s Webinar Series and Panel Discussions were created to share professional knowledge and experience to empower those in our Asian American and Pacific Islander community. Each Webinar will feature special guests from our professional network, as well as different focus topics for each event. Check back to this page for updates on future webinar details or subscribe to our newsletter below to be notified of upcoming events!
Developing Critical Film Topics for AAPI Filmmakers
In ACMA’s last MediActivism Webinar of 2021, three women filmmakers of color—Diane Paragas, Georgina Tolentino, and Alexa Kahn—discuss their exploration of critical media topics surrounding Asian and Asian American experiences... and much more.
Uplifting South Asian Voices
Five South Asian creators and community leaders join ACMA to share their thoughts on representation today and for the future. "Uplifting South Asian Voices" was hosted to provide a space for South Asian folks to share their experiences as filmmakers, cultural leaders, and much more.
Culture: Bibimbop Cookoff
We celebrated Asian American Heritage Month in 2021 with Asian Culture & Media Alliance and Korean Women’s International Network (KOWIN) of San Diego with a Cultural Community Cook-Off! Our community members were able to showcase their own rendition of a traditional Korean dish.
During AAPI Heritage Month 2021, we brought attention to the filmmakers that are working to share our stories and create space for others in the industry. Our panelists focused on identity and advocacy, advice on getting into the industry, and the future of film and television media for AAPI folks.
Health & Wellness
Licensed Asian American health professionals share their insight and advice for those who are seeking mental health guidance and natural medicine pathways. Our professionals speak about: Maternal/Familial Mental Health during COVID-19, Finding Psychologists/Therapists/Mental Health Care, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupressure/Pressure Points.
Navigating the Space In Between
During our webinar, "'Navigating the Space In Between' Pacific Islander American Heritage & Identity", our guest panel of Pacific Islander community leaders explore what the Pacific Islander and American identity means today. Our discussion includes Pacific culture, and how it is impacted by American identities.
E4Women in Business was hosted to educate, empower and activate younger generations of women of color–especially women of Asian American and Pacific Islander descent–who aspire to pursue pathways in entrepreneurial business and are seeking personal growth.
in Film & Media
The Peer Professionals Webinar is the second installation of Asian Culture & Media Alliance's "Building Pathways" series. "Film & Media" is focused on giving advice to students and young professionals who are making their way into the industry space–whether through work or another step in education.
Asian Culture & Media Alliance hosted a panel discussion for students and young professionals to offer the best advice and tips from recruiters, career coaches, and content creators. During the panel discussion, panelists shared advice on how to break into the job market during the COVID-19 pandemic.
E4Women in Media was co-sponsored by Korean Women's International Network (KOWIN) San Diego Chapter. This webinar featured guest speaker Dr. Suzie Oh Director of KOWIN West Coast Region and 6 prominent women in media- Brand Journalist Phoebe Chongchua, Marketing Consultant Melodie Tao, Author and speaker Wendy Kim, Radio Personality and Author Dr. Marissa Pei, Filmmaker Christine Yoo and Screenwriter Iris Yamashita.
Empowering API Young Adults Through Media
We believe that anyone can use media to tell a story, or create awareness and educate others about important issues and events. During a time of racial solidarity, we hosted this webinar to provide young activists with the knowledge and tools to create a difference in their own community.