Tufts Medical Center’s interim president and CEO Michael Wagner is no stranger to the hospital.
When Madge Meyer talks, she expects you to listen. Meyer is a petite and elegant woman who served as an executive at IBM, Merrill Lynch and State Street, where she was a minority.
Ten presenters from the world of startup entrepreneurship presented their stories of success and failure at the Startup Bootcamp on Sept. 14 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Two of the speakers were Asian women: Julia Hu of Lark and Grace Hsia of Warmilu.
Diabetes affects Asians in unique ways. Asians are 2.26 times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes than Caucasians, said Greeshma Shetty, staff clinician at the Joslin Diabetes Center and part of the center’s Asian American Diabetes Initiative. Shetty spoke at the State of Asian Women’s Health in Massachusetts conference on May 29.
Lion dancing is one heck of a workout, as the members of Gund Kwok can attest. Meaning “heroine” in Chinese, the Asian women’s lion dance and dragon dance group is only one of its kind in the United States.
On April 2, Boston Police District A-1 Police Officers filed a police report for the victim who is a middle-aged Asian woman who speaks only Mandarin. The victim stated that she was approached by three Asian female suspects who stated that they needed money to help the victim’s sick daughter. The victim believed the suspects. She went to the bank and withdrew an undisclosed amount of money and gave the money to the suspects.
All three Asian female suspects were described as being from early to late thirties in age, black hair, brown eyes, five feet to five feet 2 inches tall with slim builds. There was no clothing description given.