Madelyn is a freelance writer, Registered Psychotherapist (Qualifying) and the founder of The RepresentASIAN Project, a platform dedicated to celebrating, advocating and elevating Asian representation and voices in media and beyond. As a second generation Chinese Canadian, Madelyn aims to help others feel seen, heard and validated through her writing, advocacy and therapy work.
"As you grow up, you'll come to learn that the things you were most insecure about are actually your superpowers." - Madelyn Chung
In this episode, we explore the stigma and misconceptions created by the lack of Asian representation that led Madelyn to think that asian women weren't beautiful (due to lack of representation in media growing up) as a young Chinese Canadian.