The Importance of EXPOSURE

Being a second generation Asian-American, it’s been difficult finding a sense of belong in the repressive environment that is, America. Yet, I am continuing to teach myself how to incorporate my background into my ever-developing identity. However, modeling and creative writing have become outlets for the fiery Chinese girl I buried within me long ago. She motivates me to create art because it allows me to express myself in ways I cannot outrightly say in a white-dominated society. She’s enabled me to grow into someone I’m proud to be.

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It's Ok to Not Know

There are so many expectations placed on young people, both by society and ourselves. Be full of energy and ideas, bursting with enthusiasm and excitement, but also don’t forget to be sensible, mature and grounded. No pressure, right?

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Let's talk about – Our Internet Selves

In this discussion, Iris talks about her challenges deciding what to post on social media as a young creative who is an individual and representing others. How do you decide what you share on social media? What kind of part of you are you trying to show through your content? How do you put your voice into everything you do?

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Welcome to your space.

An introduction to this space for young creatives and the goals editor Iris Zhou has in store. “Whether its starting a service-based businesses, navigating a creative role at a company, or growing their own initiative with others, we as young people face challenges because of our age.”

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