Emma talks about her experience as a 4th generation immigrant. Her father’s family originated from China and her great-great-grandfather came to Canada in 1910. She shares how she interviewed her yeh yeh (paternal grandfather) to learn of her family’s history story. Her mother is Caucasian and helps her lean into her Chinese heritage. She talks about systemic racism and the importance of education and supporting others who are experiencing racism.
Emma is a 16-year-old proud biracial woman. She is a singer and dancer who is always willing to give book recommendations. She is one of the Youth Ambassadors of the Asian Gold Ribbon campaign (https://asiangoldribbon.com/).