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Not Your Model Minority
Wednesday, April 26
11:30am – 12:45pm EST
Martin Trust Center
100 Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, United States
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NOT YOUR MODEL MINORITY
More than ever the notion of the model minority should be called into question. With the whitewashing of Hollywood and gross under-representation in fashion and beauty, we need to stand up, speak out, and pound our fists on the table. Sophia Chang, a music business matriarch, will explain how she fights the Asian stereotype in every facet of her life.

Lunch will be provided.
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Martin Trust Center, 100 Main Street, Cambridge, MA 02139, United States

Wednesday, April 26, 11:30am – 12:45pm

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Sophia Chang Sophia Chang is a music business matriarch who worked with Paul Simon and managed ODB, RZA, GZA, Q Tip, A Tribe Called Quest, Raphael Saadiq, and D'Angelo. Her record company experience includes marketing at Atlantic, A&R at Jive, and in 2014 she headed A&R Admin and Operations at Universal. In 1995 Sophia left the music business to manage her then partner’s USA Shaolin Temple and have two children. During her time in fashion she produced runway shows for Vivienne Tam and“Project Runway All Stars." She was also an account executive at digital agency Sarkissian Mason. She sold a screenplay which she sold to HBO and has developed other film and TV properties. Most recently she has joined the business development team at MedMen where she will build authentic partnerships between talent and cannabis.