Alice Pung provides her views on racism in Australia and includes personal anecdotes from growing up in Melbourne's west.
It was only after completing her medical degree and beginning her specialisation that she realised the transition in communication that she had to make in order to progress in her career.
“While multiculturalism has become the leitmotif of how we describe the country, I think at its heart those who are successful in Australia are those that assimilate into Australia,’ says Peter Varghese AO.
Quotas? Sponsors? Addressing racism in society? How do we advance more Asian-Australians into leadership positions?
Conform? Strive to be yourself? What practical steps can Asian-Australians take to develop as leaders?
Australia is diverse, but our senior leadership doesn’t necessarily reflect this. What will change when our leaders are more representative of our people?
Ming Long is a non-executive director and an activist for change. She recognises the powerful role that Asian-Australians are playing to drive the country forward.