May 05, 2022
FinCap Friday

FinCap Friday: Diversity in Film and TV

May is celebrated each year in the US as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. A recent record-breaking hit at the box office and billions of minutes in watch time via streaming networks, shows that AAPI inclusion and representation in film and TV is changing for the better. You might be wondering if or how this has impacted profitability in the industry. Check out this week's episode of FinCap Friday below to find out more:

 

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About the Author

Yanely Espinal

Born and raised by Dominican, immigrant parents in Brooklyn, Yanely is a proud product of NYC public schools. She graduated from Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in 2007 before going on to receive her bachelor's degree at Brown University in 2011. As a Teach For America corps member, Yanely taught third and fourth grade in Canarsie, Brooklyn. She received her master's degree from Relay Graduate School of Education in 2013. She spends her spare time making YouTube videos about personal finance on her channel, MissBeHelpful. Yanely also loves to dance, sew, paint, listen to podcasts, and babysit her soon-to-be 7 nieces and nephews!

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