My good friend MM invited me to attend the Asia Society Diversity Leadership forum yesterday. I know, it all sounds very grown-up for a Trophy Wife like me, but don’t worry the real reason I accepted the invitation is because:
John Cho was rumored to be the guest speaker. Who’s John Cho? Dude – it’s HAROLD from Harold and Kumar, you dumb-ass. Now, I rarely stray from my usual type of dorky white guys, but look at him: he’s pretty hot in that ‘doesn’t-remind-me-of-my-brother’ kinda way.
There was a 2 hour cocktail reception
I thought I could wrangle in some Asian readers for my blog
However, as I snuck in to attend the last panel discussion and perched prettily on my seat, pretending that I belonged, I actually did learn some interesting facts:
The majority of the senior members who sit on the board of the Asia Society are white men. Yellow fever much?
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