The Dr. Vibe Show

Rhea Lisondra is a Carleton Journalism and Humanities alumna. As a journalist, she hopes to give a platform to underrepresented voices. She is a reporter at Street Voices and New Canadian Media. She is also a Co-Host on the podcast AZN Connection.

Recently, Rhea was live on our show talking about her article Action Needed to Resolve Canada’s Growing Anti-Asian Racism Problem.

During our conversation, Rhea talked about:

– Her background and the challenges she faces growing up in Canada
– The lessons and qualities her parents have given her that make her who she is today
– The response her family had to her wanting to go into journalism
– Her first day of journalism school versus her graduation day, and her struggles she faced in college.
– The background behind the article Action Needed to Resolve: Canada’s Growing Anti-Asian Racism Problem and why she wrote the article
– Pushback she faced when writing the article and how she felt after finishing the article
– The day-to-day challenges in the Asian community and “imposter syndrome”.
– Comparison of younger generations talking about the issues the Asian communities face versus elder generations
– Her concern for underrepresentation of underrepresentation in media, and her ideal vision of the Canadian media landscape
– The AZN Connection Podcast
– Younger generations thoughts on Anti-Asian Racism and how they are handling it
– Her thoughts on the Canadian media landscape
– The most common misconceptions about Asian People.
– Calls to actions she has for people when it comes to Anti-Asian Racism

You can contact Rhea via:

AZN Connection Podcast
Street Voices
New Canadian Media

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Dr. Vibe
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