Like what you see here at HapaMama? I’m an experienced journalist, essayist and speaker available for freelance work. I’d love to discuss opportunities with you, just send me an email: grace(at)hapamama(dot)com

I’m also available to consult and speak on topics of social media, Asian American issues, and parenting.

For samples of my work, click on the links below:



 6 Ways Immigration Reform Can Help Women, BlogHer, March 2013

Nancy Pelosi: Reigniting the American Dream for Women, BlogHer, September 2012


Ways to Introduce Your Kids to Foreign Languages, PBS Parents

How to Help Kids Feel Safe After a Tragedy, PBS Parents


Cultural Analysis

 The real problem with “Tiger Mother”, Salon

Women of Color: The Silent Victims of the Mommy Wars, BlogHer


Personal Essays

 Why My Family Won’t Do Reality TV,

A Letter to My 5th Grader,


Broadcast Analysis

How to talk to your children about tragedy, WGN Radio

Does Feminism Ignore Race? HuffPost Live