Name of AAPI FigureJoyce Chen
What is the person’s Asian heritage or ethnicity?Asian
Area of Influencefood
Date of birth or time period14-Sep-17
How did this individual make a contribution to their field or to society/culture at large?Joyce Chen was great at cooking Chinese food and had a cooking show called “Joyce Chen Cooks”, which she would show people how to cook Chinese food. Joyce was born on September 14, 1917 in Beijing China. She died from cardiac arrest on August 23, 1994. Cardiac arrest is when you suddenly lose consciousness, breathing, or heart function. She wrote cookbooks about how to cook Chinese food.
Why did you choose this person? What about their story speaks to you?She cooked. Cooking is cool
Submitted byOmega Hu
City, StateLexington