The Long March of General Tso with New York Times Bestselling Author Jennifer 8. Lee
JENNIFER 8. LEE
Gather your team for a virtual talk given by New York Times bestselling author Jennifer 8. Lee. Jennifer wrote The Fortune Cookie Chronicles which explores the history of Chinese food and establishes fortune cookies are originally Japanese. She was also a producer of The Search for General Tso, a documentary which answers who was General Tso and why are we eating his chicken? Jennifer will share her quest to understand Chinese food as an Asian American and end the session with Q&A.
Duration: 45 minutes
Group Size: Any
What's Included: Expert-led virtual talk
Jennifer 8. Lee is an entrepreneur, documentary producer, seed investor and emoji activist. She is co-founder and CEO of Plympton, a San Francisco-based literary studio that innovates in digital publishing. A former New York Times reporter, Jenny is a producer of The Search for General Tso and Picture Character, both which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. She is also the author of the New York Times-bestselling book, The Fortune Cookie Chronicles, which established fortune cookies are originally Japanese.
Jenny is the founder of Emojination, a grassroots group whose motto is "Emoji by the people, for the people." As part of that organization, she successfully lobbied for a dumpling, hijab and interracial couple emoji among others. She cofounded Emojicon and is a vice-chair of the Unicode Emoji Subcommittee. Jenny's recent work focuses a lot on misinformation, having co-founded the Credibility Coalition and MisinfoCon. She is a co-chair of the World Economic Forum's Global Futures Council for Media, Entertainment and Culture.