Famous Americans: Asian Connections
These sites focus on famous Americans who have Asians connections. Learn about their contributions, achievements, and biographies. Includes photos, interview transcripts, and video clips.
Scholastic: Asian Americans Who Have Made a Difference
This site lists notable Asian Pacific Americans such as athletes, politicians, architects, and scientists. Includes a brief biography and accomplishments of each person. NOTE: There are links leads to external websites.
Asian American Field Reports
This is a collection of interviews of Asian Americans on U.S. in the fields of politics, medicine and the arts to help you understood about their lives and what are the major issues, challenges, and accomplishments that unite and divide Asian Americans. Take a quiz to find out how much you know about Asian Americans.
Factmoster: Notable Asian Americans
This site organizes biographies of notable Asian Americans by alphabetical order and careers. NOTE: This site includes ads and links to external sites.
Inventor: An Wang
Learn about Chinese immigrant inventor who held more than 35 patents and one of major contributors to information technology.
Athlete: Michael Chang
This is an official site for Michael Chang who was one of top U.S. tennis players. Find out about his life, achievements, beliefs, and what he does now. Includes photos and audio clip interviews. NOTE: This site includes discussion boards and some contents related to religion.
Athlete: Tiger Woods
Learn about Tiger Woods, golf pro who raised tennis awareness among young Americans. Includes his profiles, achievements and works, pictures and videos, and golf tips. NOTE: This sire includes discussion forums.
Athlete: Michelle Kwan
This site compiles comprehensive achievements of Michelle Kwan. There are photos, video clips, and interviews of her competitions and appearances. NOTE: This site has discussion forums and links to external sites.
Lesson Plan: Famous Asian Americans
Match the names of famous Asian Americans to their accomplishments and learn more about their contributions by using Internet search. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Entertainment: John Woo
Find out about a famous film director, John Woo. His well-known works includes Broken Arrow, Face/Off, and Mission: Impossible II. To learn more about him click "About John Woo" and "Book Excerpts".
He was the pioneer of AIDS research and was selected as the man of year by TIME magazine. There are interview transcripts and photos.
Communications Revolution: Jeong Kim
Find out how Korean immigrant Brought evolution of telecommunications in U.S. became a millionaire at the age 37.
Artist and Architect: Maya Lin
Find out about the designer of the world-renowned architect of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, and one of the most important public artists of this century. Read the interview transcript to learn more about her life and works.
Novelist: Any Tan
Any Tan is best-selling novelist and one of American's most popular novelists. Her books have been translated into 23 languages.