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aaf_logo_1The Asian Society at Milton Academy is hosting a conference titled Asian American Footsteps: Finding Our Own Path, on Sunday, April 15. Over 200 students from 15 independent schools will gather for workshops and performances. The keynote speaker is Wesley Yang, contributing editor at New York Magazine. The conference provides a unique opportunity for Asian international and Asian American students to discuss issues specific to their experiences.

“The goals of this conference are to inspire, educate, connect and affirm the experiences of Asian and Asian American and mixed-Asian students at our schools,” says Vivian WuWong, chair of Milton’s history department and faculty advisor to the Asian Society. Topics addressed at the conference will include college life, the model minority myth, and Asian American history.