Praisin' the Asian

Korean-American rapper and comedienne, and starring in Oceans 8


First disabled woman elected to congress


First Indian American to be elected to the senate. First female, first African American, and first Indian American attorney general in California. Watch out for a presidential run in 2020.


Japanese-American civil rights activist


CEO of PepsiCo


Director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance


Award winning Indian actress, singer, producer, human rights activist, and the first South Asian to headline an American network drama series.


Former President of the Indian National Congress


First Asian-American woman, first Buddhist, and first Japanese-born American to be elected to the Senate


Japanese-American visual artist, previous record holder for highest price for a work by a living female artist


Yoko Ono

Japanese-American artist, singer, songwriter, and peace activist


Actress advocating for more Asian roles in Hollywood


Filipina lawyer, human rights activist and politician


First female governor of South Carolina, first Sikh governor in the U.S., first female Indian American to be elected governor in the U.S.


Indian-American writer, actress, and producer known for The Office and The Mindy Project


Co-founder of Alibaba, self-made billionaire


Indian film actress, womens rights and mental health advocate


Asian-American journalist and activist, also a member of Princeton's first graduating class of women