Danny Tseng On Unlearning and Unmasking: Embracing Authenticity and Letting Go of Self-Doubt In Asian American Culture

Growing up in a world where stereotypes about Asian individuals are rampant, it's easy to feel lost and struggle with self-doubt. 

Many of us are constantly trying to find where we truly belong, battling the labels and expectations society imposes on us. 

In this episode, we delve into the journey of finding one's sense of belonging and overcoming the deep-seated self-doubt that comes with growing up amidst these stereotypes. We are joined by a special guest, Danny Tseng. As a successful architect and co-founder of Syllable, an award-winning design firm in Canada, Danny shares his journey of finding his sense of belonging and overcoming self-doubt in a world that often imposes stereotypes on Asian individuals. From struggling to make friends after finishing his architecture degree to becoming a master networker, Danny's story is a testament to the power of determination and cultivating social skills. 

Join us as we delve into topics like challenging negative thoughts and breaking through the bamboo ceiling, and discover how embracing one's true self can lead to personal growth and success. We also explore the importance of representation in media and the need for more Asian leaders to confidently claim their achievements and make a difference. 


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