Cultural appropriation is so often seen as a social justice issue when it is also a business issue—how can it not be one when the action itself regards profiting from other cultures?
Author: Melissa Bunnapradist
Melissa (she/her) is a second year studying Business Administration and Computer Science, with minors in Japanese and Creative Writing. She is passionate about increasing visibility in social justice spaces for Southeast Asians, and disaggregating data about ethnic Asian subgroups. She hopes to write articles that inform readers about these issues. Professionally, she is interested in leveraging professional fields for equitable access to information for underrepresented minorities. Outside of BRB, Melissa is involved in The Berkeley Group, as well as other organizations that leverage tech and business for social good.