8 Groundbreaking Contributions by Asian Americans Through History

Publisher History
Author Elizabeth Yuko

8 Contributors in science, technology and civil rights:

Dr. Chien-Shiung Wu, The First Lady of Physics;

Larry Itinong, Community Organizer, union leader;

Yuri Kochiyama, civil rights work;

Derald W. Sue and Stanley Sue, influential figures in ethnic minority psychology;

Ajay Bhatt best known for is the Universal Serial Bus—better known as the USB;

Steve Chen, co-founder of YouTube;

Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D. Functional Cure for HIV-Positive Infants;

Amanda Nguyen, responsible for Sexual Assault Survivors’ Rights Act of 2016.

Excerpt From disease cures to influential tech to workers’ rights, Asian American innovators have made huge impacts on people’s lives.
Curator Notes See also The Impact of Individuals.
Publish Date March 31, 2021
Source URL https://www.history.com/news/asian-american-inventions-contributions



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