Jamie Lin, AppWorks and Taiwan Mobile


We talk with Jamie Lin, one of the most prominent figures in Taiwan's startup landscape. Jamie reveals how the startup scene has changed over the last 20 years, and why startups are more valuable than ever.

Audrey Tang, Digital Minister of Taiwan


Tune into hear about Taiwan's creative Covid-19 response, collaborative efforts between citizens and government, and what makes our democracy a special one

PODCAST: Jay Lin, GagaOOLala and LGBTQ advocate


Leading LGBTQ advocate Jay shares his own coming out story, how he went from running a film festival to launching an entire media platform, and the catalyst for legalizing same sex marriage in Taiwan.

Reflecting on Challenges of Taiwan's Immigration Law: A Personal Story of Taiwanese and Tibetan Spouses

New Bloom

A group of non-governmental organizations in Taiwan organized a talk that discussed challenges, including loopholes, ambiguity, and discriminatory effects, of Taiwanese immigration law.

Ron Cheng, Tinkerseeds Children's Workshop


We meet with Ron, the director of Tinkerseeds Children's Workshop and advocate for progressive education. What do today's kids need to learn? What does educational reform look like in Taiwan?

Emily Wu, Ghost Island Media


Meet Emily, the co-founder of Ghost Island Media, a podcast network based in Taiwan. Emily shares what kinds of stories need to be told, the podcast boom in Taiwan, and the meaning behind 'ghost island'.

PODCAST: Jill Chang, Quiet Is a Superpower


Meet Jill, the author of Quiet Is a Superpower. Jill shares her incredible stories of how she used her introvert strengths to succeed as the first female in Taiwan's sports agency.

For a Better Life, Move to Taiwan: My Taiwanese American Story

When my mom was twenty, she moved from Taiwan to the United States. Now I’m twenty, and I’m doing everything I can to get back.

Translating Food Cultures: Interview With 2020 Global Taiwan Awardee Stephanie Tai

Taiwan Gazette

Stephanie Tai, author of Tempting Formosa and 2020 Big Ideas Competition award recipient, talks about creating a Taiwanese dessert cookbook and paying homage to Taiwan.

Living with and through Patriarchy: My Experience as a Migrant Worker and Migrant Wife in Taiwan

Taiwan Insight

As someone who believes in gender equality and women’s rights, I would like to share my experiences here, showing how these labels have affected our life and hoping multiculturalism can take roots at home.

PODCAST: Shawna Yang Ryan, Green Island


Cindy at Taiwanren chats with Shawna Yang Ryan, author of the beloved novel, Green Island. Shawna takes us through pivotal events in modern Taiwanese history.

Searching for Taiwanese Identity Through Narrative

New Bloom

K-Ming Chang is a Taiwanese American poet and the author of Bestiary. discuss Taiwanese politics and identity and how they take shape in her work.