Editor in Chief: Aimee Sher (she/her/they/them) is a writer and piano instructor based in Los Angeles. She has previously served as a moderator at Progressive Asian American Christians and as the ‘On Gender’ section editor at Inheritance Magazine. She is a queer Taiwanese American Christian and has a husband and a toddler. Aimee spends her spare time ‘Netflix and knitting’ and reading trashy YA novels. She is interested in the practice of making things with hands to further goals of a sustainable life and planet-care (baking, cooking, sewing, knitting) and you can see her slow fashion adventures on Instagram @aimeeshermakes.
As I Am Editor: Christopher Paek (he/him) is a social science researcher based in Washington, D.C. working on international development projects. On the side, he’s an aspiring writer interested in exploring Asian American themes related to race/ethnicity, identity, migration, and the politics of belonging.
As I Am Editor: Katherine Kwong (she/her) is an aspiring audio producer and curiosity driven creator based in Southern California (until she moves again). Her work with PRX’s On Being and The Moth Radio Hour developed her ear and heart for good story craft. Often trying multiple mediums at once, you can read more of her work at mazingmag.com and see art on instagram @kairoswatercolor.
Podcast Producer: David Chang (he/him) has been producing the PAAC podcast since 2017. He lives with his family in Southern California. His other podcast is called What Just Happened?
Podcast Producer and PAAC Representative: Liz Lin (she/her) is a writer, a Senior Fellow at Newbigin House of Studies, and the co-founder of Progressive Asian American Christians. She lives in Ann Arbor, MI. You can find more of her work at mynameiselizabeth.com.
Living Justice Editor: Stella Won Phelps (she/her) is a writer, editor, and also serves as a moderator in PAAC. She’s second-gen, queerean, an old millennial and a homeschool mom in sunny SoCal. She loves books, co-op board games, making art, and connecting with the PAAC community whom she credits for teaching her to be salt and light. Her hair is rarely the same color.
Liturgy Editor: Symphony Chau (she/her) manages communications and PR for a nonprofit at the intersection of public health, urban planning, & the built environment.She lives in Brooklyn, NY but her heart is really forManhattan’s Chinatown. Her current side projects are cheers to the mess and the Thin Heart Brigade (coming soon!). She is a plant mom and has recently picked up Chinese calligraphy.