Episode 12

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28th Aug 2020

012: “We don't think about what I want, we think about what we all want.” How To Deal With Asian Parents with Katharine Chan

Author Katharine Chan shares how she improved her relationship with her parents in her new book titled, How To Deal With Asian Parents. Her mission is to empower individuals to talk about their feelings despite growing up in a culture that hid them.

This conversation will have you thinking about:

  • How becoming a mother sparked her interest in writing again
  • How to navigate a relationship with your parents that’s like oil and water
  • How, why, and if you should continue to work on your relationship with your parents

Connect with Katharine on Facebook / Twitter / Instagram / Pinterest @sumonsleeve. Purchase her book today at on Amazon.com or visit https://sumonsleeve.com/books/how-to-deal-with-asian-parents

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Jen Amos

Jen Amos is an award winning podcaster and online entrepreneur.

Jen first found podcasting in summer 2019 as a way to work through her mild depression and bouts of loneliness. She had recently moved from San Diego, CA (her home of 20+ years) to now Virginia Beach, VA with her husband and fur baby.

Jen is an advocate for promoting personal narratives. She is known for her active listening skills, candidness, and ability to uncover powerful stories and life lessons while interviewing her guests live. Her favorite topics to cover on her shows involve military families, entrepreneurs, women, and mental health.

Prior to podcasting and moving to the east coast, Jen received her Bachelor’s in Journalism emphasis Public Relations at San Diego State University and was fired from her fourth consecutive job in her young adult years. For a decade since, Jen has established a career in sales and in entrepreneurship with experience in the legal industry, online marketing, and now financial services.

Jen’s been featured on multiple media outlets including Psychology Diary, VirtForce, Ossa Collective, SUPERBANDS, Chopsticks Alley, FoundHer by Entrepinayship, Military Veteran Dad Podcast, SD Voyager, FedEx Office, The San Diego Union Tribune, NBC 7 San Diego, The Living East, and much more.

November 2020, she was awarded “Media Professional of the Year” at The Rosie Network Entrepreneur Awards for her work with Holding Down the Fort Podcast. Her show, The Filipino American Woman (TFAW) Project, has been recognized as “Amplifying Asian Women Voices” on Spotify during AAPI Heritage Month 2020. In 2018, her and her husband’s business, US VetWealth, was named 2018 Best Entrepreneur Start Up Company Awardee by the San Diego Business Journal & The Rosie Network.

August 2020, Jen Amos participated as a speaker for PodFest Global, which now holds the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for Largest Attendance for a Virtual Podcasting Conference in One Week. In addition to the media platforms, events, groups, and organizations Jen has been fortunate to be a guest speaker at throughout the years, her favorite medium of speaking has been through podcasting.

During her spare time, Jen volunteers with Veterati, SCORE and 7 Cups.