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Diane Wong

Social Media Wizard
Diane Wong is 18MillionRising.org’s Social Media Wizard and is currently a doctoral student at Cornell University where she writes on race, gender and the gentrification of Chinatowns. As a scholar activist and educator, her research stems from a place of revolutionary praxis and love for community. Diane has worked closely with Asian American youth as a workshop facilitator for the Chinatown Youth Initiatives and former Director of Advocacy for the East Coast Asian American Student Union. She has also worked on various Asian immigrant civic engagement projects including voter registration with APIAVote!, voter protection with Asian American Legal Education and Defense Fund, and Chinatown tenants organizing with CAAAV: Organizing Asian Communities. Outside of graduate school and community organizing, she loves spending time with family and friends, walking around new cities, and eating xiao long bao. You can find her online at @XpertDemon.