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TEDxEMU - Diana & Wayne Wong - Dating Across Racial Lines and International Groups

Diana and Wayne created D.A.R.L.I.N.G. as a student organization at the University of Massachusetts. She grew up in a traditional Chinese household. His childhood started in the Caribbean and spanned Brooklyn to the Amish countryside of Pennsylvania. Their story criss cross multiple social and cultural boundaries from dating to marriage and family as well as being professionals and business partners. One of their living mottos is "when everyday is Valentines, why celebrate just once a year?" This is a story of living love with conscious attentiveness to race, culture, and diversity as global citizens.Dr. Diana Wong is an Associate Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship in the Department of Management. Her research examines development of strategic alliances, the impact of cultural mythologies on global leaders, cross cultural interactions across multiple boundaries, indigenous knowledge on environmental sustainability, and accidental entrepreneurship in career transitions. Diana is also the creator of the statewide MI Shifting Gears program which enables the career transition of corporate professionals to career opportunities in the new economy. She is a global citizen with a life that spans both coasts while living in Ann Arbor with her partner and two children.In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x = independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.
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