Annyonghaseyo and Welcome!
"All my life, my parents have always taught and reminded me to be grateful and humble, no matter where I stand. That Life is about following your journey and discovering where its path will lead you. My life has taken me down many paths and I certainly have been on many memorable journeys, each filled with wonderful memories of people and places around the world that have touched me in so many different ways. To all my family, friends and fans, I am forever grateful for your love, friendship, encouragement and continued support of my endeavors. Above all, Thank you for believing in me. Kamsahamnida!"
Founder and Executive Director
Asian Culture and Media Alliance, or ACMA, is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 2013 whose mission in serving the Asian & Pacific Islander (API) community is to build better equity, inclusion and diversity through the power of media arts, especially television, film and new media. Our vision is to advance the empowerment of stronger voices in television & film arts by becoming a center for inspiring media arts advocacy, education, vocational training and original content creation in serving the needs of the large diaspora of Asian American and Pacific Islander communities in the US. For more info, visit www.acmasocal.org
Host/Director/Producer, Asian Voices TV
Launched in 2014 as ACMA’s flagship program, Asian Pacific Voices is a multiple award winning cultural and educational documentary cable television program, the only one of its kind produced in English highlighting stories of the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) communities in Southern California. Currently in production of Season 4 series, Asian Voices features inspiring stories of the diverse API organizations and businesses that are making a difference in our community. Furthermore, the show’s primary intention is to breakdown the stereotypes and cultural barriers and create a positive “voice” for the AAPI communities in the US. For details, visit www.asianpacificvoices.com
Producer & Director, Asian Pacific Voices Radio Podcast
Created by Asian Culture & Media Alliance (ACMA)’s Founder and Executive Director Cathlyn Choi, Asian Pacific Voices Radio is a podcast series created as an extension of the Asian Pacific Voices cultural documentary television series. Asian Pacific Voices Radio is designed to provide a safe space for in-depth conversations on the various cultural and social issues that impact the Asian & Pacific American (APA) communities in the United States. Each week, we will invite special guests to share their experience and expertise on the focus topic. Hosted on Podbean, Asian Pacific Voices Radio is now available on major online platforms such as iTunes, Amazon Audible, Spotify, iHeart Radio, Player FM, TuneIn and Google Podcast. For details, visit www.asianvoicesradio.com
Host and Producer, Cathlyn’s Korean Kitchen PBS Cooking Show
Dubbed “Korean Cultural Ambassador” by the Korean Ministry of Culture and Media, Cathlyn Choi is the host and producer of PBS’s Cathlyn’s Korean Kitchen, the first Korean cooking show in English in the US. A multi lingual, multi talented entrepreneur, composer, artist and TV show host, Cathlyn Choi can be best described as an ‘All-in-One’ artist whose warm and friendly personality with background and knowledge of various cultures and cuisines appeal to a diverse audience of different nationalities and generations. Visit www.cathlynskitchen.tv for details.
Past President, Korean Women’s International Network San Diego Chapter
Established in 2001 with the launch of South Korea’s Ministry of Gender Equality and Family (MOGEF), KOWIN’s mission is to empower and promote networking among Korean women leaders and business professionals, while providing cultural and career mentoring opportunities for the next generation of Korean women in the US. Follow us on Facebook to learn more about our organization.