ABG - AsianBossGirl

ABG - AsianBossGirl

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A podcast for the modern day Asian American woman hosted by Melody Cheng, Helen Wu, and Janet Wang. We started this podcast as an outlet for topics we are interested in, and for sharing stories we have as 20-30 something yr. old Asian American women worki
29: Asian Women - Do We Fit the Stereotypes?
Dec 13 • 34 min
Whether it’s the color of our skin, the job title on our LinkedIn, or the city we answer when someone asks us where we are from, each of these aspects of identity are an opportunity for someone to assume other traits about us. In this episode, we discuss…
28: The One About Friendships
Nov 29 • 39 min
Friendships. One of the most important elements in our lives. From the people you go out with on Friday nights to the individuals you can always depend on during tough times…some can say our friends are AS important as family. From a young age, we are…
27: Thankful, Now!
Nov 22 • 29 min
Happy Thanksgiving from the AsianBossGirl team! It’s been over a year now since we’ve started this podcast journey, and we fully recognize that we would not be here without the incredible talents and support of our team (Philip Wang, Kihong Lee, Eric…
26: Modern Day Dating - Am I Doing This Right?
Nov 15 • 42 min
Dating in in today’s world of apps and social media…where do we begin?! In this episode, we talk through the process of meeting someone (hello, dating apps hell), texting etiquette and strategies, catching (and blocking) feels, defining the relationship…
25: ABM- AsianBossMoms
Nov 8 • 32 min
Before ABG, there was ABM: Asian Boss Moms. In today’s episode, we talk about our mothers’ specific journeys to the west. Their stories help define who we are as individuals/daughters/sons and provide the context of how we were raised, our values/morals,…
24: Periods & Poop
Nov 1 • 42 min
Periods and poop — natural conditions of every woman’s body, yet topics that are not commonly discussed publicly. From tampons to PMS, and cultural remedies to sex on your period, we share our varying experiences and tips. And when it comes to poop, we…
23: Home-Coming
Oct 25 • 37 min
Hello, hello! We are BACK with another fun-filled season PACKed with juicy episodes, a few guest speakers near and dear to our hearts (ABMs!) and other topics that we’ve gathered from YOU (our listeners). The three of us have had quite an eventful summer,…
22: Asian American Women in Media
May 17 • 27 min
As a podcast focused on the perspective of modern day Asian American women, we thought it would be fitting to dedicate an episode to highlighting the Asian women who have influenced us. We talk about Asian American women of today and also reminisce about…
21: Q & A
May 10 • 40 min
We’re back with another Q&A episode! We’ve been getting an overwhelming amount of messages, emails, and DMs from you all, and it’s been super encouraging for our team to read every morning (thank you!) As much as all the messages reassures us this podcast…
20: Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
May 4 • 45 min
Breakups are never easy. They’re confusing, hurtful, lonely, empty, infuriating, and aren’t the same for any two people. No matter how many times you’ve experienced a breakup, it never gets easier. These days, what we see on Instagram and other social…
19: Does Your Personality Fit My Vagina?
Apr 26 • 37 min
First dates - whether your last one was years ago, months ago, or just last week, everyone has his or her own rules and ways of handling them. Do you prefer to be asked out or would you rather be the one asking? What do you notice and remember about the…
18: The Pussyhat Project with Krista Suh
Apr 19 • 51 min
Did you know that the person responsible for the pink hats at The Women’s Marches is an Asian American woman in her 30s? Welcome fellow AsianBossGirl - Krista Suh, a feminist, an artist, a Hollywood screenwriter, the creator of The Pussyhat Project and…
17: Does Your Personality Fit Your Career?
Apr 5 • 39 min
Have you ever taken the time to really think about who you are and how you operate? What are your strengths? Your weaknesses? Choosing a career that is not a fit for your personality is likely to leave you feeling unhappy and apathetic. If you don’t know…
16: Relationships- Fighting The Not So Good Fight
Mar 29 • 33 min
Every relationship, whether we like to admit it or not, has its problems. How can we work through issues with our significant other in a way that helps versus hurts the relationship? Is problem solving language a thing? Is it ok to vent to friends about…
15: Time to Get Skin-timate
Mar 22 • 30 min
For us three ladies, the strongest transition for self-care, particularly related to hair and skincare, happened between our 20s and 30s. From a bar of soap, to drug store products, to multiple steps in our nightly skin care regimen, we’ve become less…
14: What’s Yo Zodiac Sign?! (What?!)
Mar 15 • 33 min
Zodiac signs - accurate or too “woo woo” for you? What is your sign and do you think the profile is accurate? Get to know us better as we identify each of our signs and discuss the associated characteristics. Are you a dreamer Pisces like Mel? People…
13: Fuckboi Part 2 With Special Guests!
Mar 8 • 39 min
One of our most popular topics from Season 1 is back for another round of discussion. In Episode 2: Fuckboi - The Modern Day Player, we offered a female perspective on this topic. This time, we have some special guests to rep the 20s and 30s male…
12: Labor of Love
Dec 7, 2017 • 38 min
As a natural progression from our last episode, we think it is fitting to talk about…BABIES! Like weddings, there are a handful of women (&men) who envision what it’s like to have children- from being pregnant, the process of naming them to the hardest…
11: Wedding Fantasies and Ceremony Realities
Nov 30, 2017 • 35 min
Many women grow up fantasizing about the day they will get married - what their dress will look like, what type of ring they want, and where the venue will be. Or maybe you are one of those women who never thought about these aspects of your future and…
10: A’s to your Q’s
Nov 16, 2017 • 34 min
We’ve reached double digits!! Here’s to episode 10!! This episode is dedicated to all of our listeners who’ve left comments on our social platforms and asianbossgirl.com website. We know it takes effort to draft something and hit send, so thank you, thank…
9: Work Life Balance- It Ain’t Easy!
Nov 9, 2017 • 34 min
A topic that is very relevant for young working professionals, especially those living in major cities (like LA, SF, or NY) where social demands can be very high, is work life balance. How are we expected to not only maintain, but “succeed” in all of…
8: The One Where Mel Gets a Boo
Nov 2, 2017 • 32 min
In past episodes, our youngest ABG, Mel, has griped with us about the struggles of dating when you’re looking for something serious, and the patience and restraint it takes to wait for that special someone. Well…it has happened! Mel has met a serious boo!…
7: ABBBG - Asian Beauty, Boobie, and Booty Goals
Oct 26, 2017 • 27 min
As Asian women, we typically feel pressures to conform to society’s westernized beauty standards based on gender and race. From the shade of our skin to the size of our eyes, we are often scrutinized by family and media when we don’t fit into the mold of…
6: 20 Something Girls vs. 30 Something Women (Part III Life Commitments)
Oct 20, 2017 • 17 min
In the last episode of our three part series: 20 Something Girls vs. 30 Something Women, we discuss some examples of major life commitments that occur during those critical years - from moving in with your S.O., to considering home buying. We kick things…
5: 20 Something Girls vs. 30 Something Women (Part II Sex & Dating)
Oct 12, 2017 • 20 min
How does dating differ when a woman is in her 20s versus her 30s? Are you attracted to different qualities as you get older? Does your type change? How does your approach to interacting with guys of different ages change? How is sex different in your 20s…
4: 20 Something Girls vs. 30 Something Women (Part I Careers)
Oct 6, 2017 • 20 min
For most of us, the 20s are our first decade operating in the adult world without the safety net and structure of parents and school curriculum. By our 30s, we have spent a decade adulting (or trying to) and figuring out our place in the world. Typically,…
3: Wax On Wax Off
Sep 29, 2017 • 28 min
As women, we participate in many self care routines. One of the most popular, but also least discussed amongst young Asian American women, is waxing…down there. Do you wax? Are you currently a non-waxer wanting to learn more? Let us guide you through the…
2: Fuckboi - The Modern Day Player
Sep 22, 2017 • 22 min
Whether you call him a fuckboi, a player, or a playboy, every girl has encountered at least one, or knows someone close to her who has. In today’s app-enabled dating society, the fuckboi seems to be everywhere. What exactly is a fuckboi and how do you…
1: ABG - What’s In A Name?
Sep 22, 2017 • 15 min
Welcome to ABG, a podcast for the modern day Asian American woman. It’s our first episode! Join us for our first time behind the mics as we talk about what this is, who we are, and why we’re doing this. Why did we decide to name our podcast ABG? Listen to…
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Aug 1, 2017