Posted by Susan Rack on Apr 10, 2021
While anti-Asian racism has surged since COVID-19, racism and violence against Asian Americans have existed long before this pandemic. On Thursday, April 22 at 6:00 p.m. via Zoom, Chris Chanyasulkit, PhD, MPH, will provide the Rotary Club of Brookline a brief overview of the anti-Asian racism and xenophobia faced by Asian communities, and share ways to be an ally and support the Asian community.
Dr. Chanyasulkit holds leadership positions with local, state, regional and national governance and civic-engagement organizations, working to promote racial, gender, and health equity. She served as a gubernatorial appointee to both the Massachusetts Asian American Commission and the Mass. Commission on the Status of Women, where she advocated for the needs of Asian-Americans and women throughout the commonwealth. 
She also serves as an adjunct assistant professor at Temple University, where she teaches public-health advocacy in the College of Public Health. And, she is the the chief magic officer the travel advisor of Chris Upon A Star Travel, a travel agency specializing in Disney and Universal destinations. 
Chris has earned the following: a BA in biology and art history from Boston University; an MPH - with a concentration in maternal and child health care - from the Boston University School of Public Health; and, a PhD in political science from Northeastern University, where she conducted research on health disparities. 
To join the Zoom meeting with Chris Chanyasulkit on April 22 at 6:00 p.m., click here
For more information, contact Brookline Rotarian Susan Rack at



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