ASIAN-AMERICAN
WOMEN'S POLITICAL INITIATIVE
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Our Fellows
State House Fellowship Program 2012 Fellows
Justina Wong Hometown: Parsippany, New Jersey

School/Major: Boston University '13/Photojournalism  |  Ethnicity: Taiwanese-American | Other Language(s): Mandarin Chinese

Activities: Assignment Editor and Staff Photographer, Daily Free Press at Boston University; Historian, BU Taiwanese-American Student Association; Corps Member, Jumpstart at Boston University; Summer Intern, CBS New York

The role of journalism in government and politics:  I believe that journalism is the fourth branch of government.  It assumes the role of concerned citizens and serves as part of the system of checks and balances. 

Placement: State Representative Kay Khan (D-Newton),
Chair of the Joint Committee on Children, Families and Persons with Disabilities
Leading the movement
to engage and empower
Asian-American women
in politics and government