Catherine Vuky, Ph.D., is a Clinical Supervisor at South Cove Community Health Center, a premier Asian health center that provides culturally and linguistically competent health services in Boston and Quincy. She provides clinical and administrative oversight to the Department of Behavioral Health. She graduated from the California School of Professional Psychology and completed her internship at Boston University’s Center for Multicultural Training in Psychology. She teaches at William James College and serves on the Community Advisory Board to the Boston Refugee Youth Enrichment (BRYE) summer program through Harvard University .
Rohit Chandra, M.D.
Rohit Chandra, M.D., is a child and adolescent psychiatrist at MGH Chelsea, an Instructor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, and Associate Faculty at MGH’s Center for Cross-Cultural Student Emotional Wellness. He is president of the New England chapter of the Indo-American Psychiatric Association and co-chairs the Early Career Psychiatrist Committee of AACAP . He is interested in the cultural identity development of Asian-Americans, values differences and intergenerational conflict within Asian-American families, and the impact of academic pressure on student mental health. He has an MD from Boston University School of Medicine.
Jong Kwan “JK” Park, M.A.
Jong Kwan “JK” Park, M.A., received his B.A.in Psychology and Sociology from Grove City College (PA) and his M.A. in Counseling Psychology from Boston College. JK’s counseling experience ranges from working with children and adolescents to college and graduate students in settings ranging from a non-profit residential treatment center for at-risk youth to an academic support center for college student-athletes. As a school counselor at Lincoln-Sudbury Regional High School in Sudbury, MA, JK helped establish new initiatives including the Global Scholars Program. Since 2011, he has been training aspiring counselors and educators as a Teaching Fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Cynthia Tang, M.Ed., CAGS
Cynthia Tang, M.Ed., CAGS, is a licensed Massachusetts school counselor and is in her eleventh year as a school counselor at Lexington High School. She is a member of LAMHI (Lexington Asian Mental Health Initiative), founded LACA (Lexington Asian Community Alliance), and is the founder and faculty advisor for ASFA (Lexington High School’s Asian Student Faculty Alliance).She has coordinated initiatives that promote the well-being of Asian and Asian-American youth and families in Lexington, and provides case consultation and other training to K-12 faculty and administrators. Cynthia earned an M.Ed. and CAGS in School Counselor Education from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
Nora Yasumura, MSW
Nora Yasumura, MSW, holds a Master’s in Social Work from New York University. Her professional expertise is in understanding social identity and equity, community organizing, inclusive leadership, and mindfulness practice. At Dartmouth College, she served as an Assistant Dean of Student Life and as an Advisor to Asian and Asian American Students for 12 years. Currently, she is a Life Skills teacher and peer mediator advisor at the Indian Mountain School in Connecticut and is an independent diversity consultant and trainer, working closely with middle and secondary schools as well as colleges and universities. Nora’s website is www.NoraYasumura.com.