Last year we wrote about the PROUD Short Film created, produced and directed by Asian American actress Jackie Dallas. Since then, PROUD (www.proudshortfilm.asia) has been chosen to be screened at numerous film festivals both in the U.S. and internationally. It is also the proud recipient of “Best Short Film” award from the Independent Talents Film Festival. Check out our recent interview with Jackie Dallas to find out more about her journey and the Proud Short Film.
If you haven’t seen the film yet, now is your chance! Proud Short Film is on YouTube! Don’t forget to subscribe to the @dotasia channel for more original videos AND @jaxdallas to see more of her work!
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As the world becomes more connected, the need to use domain names and email addresses in local languages and scripts also continues to rise. EAI adoption has been growing in recent years, according to a Universal Acceptance Steering Group (UASG) report, as of May 2021, around 9.6% of email domains now support Email Address Internationalization (EAI), marking a noteworthy improvement from previous years. This progress indicates that EAI support is becoming more prevalent, ultimately making it simpler for individuals across the globe to utilize email addresses in their preferred languages and scripts
An Open Letter and Call for Support Dear DotAsia Board and the Asia Pacific Internet Community, Thank you for the invitation for me to submit to you my ongoing commitment and vision for DotAsia to be a contributor to the regional and global Internet community as the...
Asian American heritage is about inclusion. It’s a description that cuts a wide cloth across a vast array of cultures and peoples, and it’s important to celebrate the similarities and differences. I see that diversity represented within GoDaddy’s Employee Resource Group (ERG), and GoDaddy Asians are growing. Especially during these unpredictable times, our sense of belonging that we feel through our groups help to boost mental and physical health.
To me, AAPI Heritage Month is a great time to reflect and celebrate my Asian heritage and all the family traditions that have made my life so culturally rich. I am very proud to be an Asian American. I think this is a great opportunity for communities to come together and learn about our diverse stories through a more inclusive lens.