Career Development

Having undergone a career transition, I can say that it was one of the most difficult things I've ever experienced. If I look at where I am now in my life and my career, I am proud of how far I've come. Even so, I know that I have a lot more learning to do. … Continue reading Career Development


How to Build a Professional Wardrobe for Women

Recently, I interviewed for a position at a company where the dress code is very casual. It was the last of the three interviews for the position, and that particular interview was to assess cultural fit. Having previously worked for organizations where the dress code was relaxed and casual, I remembered thinking that it wouldn’t … Continue reading How to Build a Professional Wardrobe for Women

Hmong American Wedding Story: Part I – The Engagement.

My husband and I had been dating for about 9 years before we got engaged. In 2014, he popped the question when we were on a trip in Monterey Bay, California, one of our favorite vacation destinations. Even though we had been discussing the prospect of getting married soon, it came as a surprise to me and I was thrilled. Relatives, friends, and co-workers had been asking us for years when we were going to get hitched and now I could say that we were part of the way there.


...I believe it is through stories that we learn, connect, and build new opportunities. The purpose of this blog is to provide a space where Hmong American women can come to share their stories and learn from other Hmong women...