WHRO Premiere: Donut King

May 20, 2021
6:30pm Eastern Time
 05/20/2021 06:30:00 pm05/20/2021 07:30:00 pmAmerica/New_YorkWHRO Premiere: Donut KingThe Donut King tells the story of a Cambodian refugee who escaped genocide and overcame poverty to build a life for himself—and hundreds of other immigrant families—by baking America’s favorite pastry and building an unlikely multimillion-dollar empire of donut shops.https://ovee.itvs.org/screenings/8ty6aNancy Rogannancy.rogan@whro.orgfalseMM/DD/YYYY

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The Donut King tells the story of a Cambodian refugee who escaped genocide and overcame poverty to build a life for himself—and hundreds of other immigrant families—by baking America’s favorite pastry and building an unlikely multimillion-dollar empire of donut shops.

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74min 28sec

Moderator

  • Nancy Rogan

    Community Engagement Officer

Panelists

  • Dr. Luisa Igloria

    Originally from Baguio City, Luisa A. Igloria is the author of Maps for Migrants and Ghosts (Southern Illinois University Press, 2020), The Buddha Wonders if She is Having a Mid-Life Crisis (Phoenicia Publishing, Montreal, 2018), and 12 other books. Luisa was the inaugural recipient of the 2015 Resurgence Poetry Prize (UK) for ecopoetry, and is a Louis I. Jaffe Professor of English and Creative Writing in the MFA Program at Old Dominion University. She also leads workshops for The Muse Writers Center in Norfolk. In July 2020, she was appointed Poet Laureate of the Commonwealth of Virginia. www.luisaigloria.com

  • Mayly Tao

    Mayly Tao is a Khmer, Thai, and Teochew Chinese Asian American born to Khmer refugee parents who arrived in America to start a new life. Her uncle, Ted Ngoy, sponsored hundreds of Cambodians to come to America and helped them manage and own their own donut shops. She currently owns DK's Donuts & Bakery in Santa Monica, CA and her delivery-only donut bouquet concept, Donut Princess LA. She also is the creator and host of her own podcast: Short N' Sweet: A Donut Princess Podcast where she explores mindset, women empowerment, and small business tips! She hopes to elevate Asian American voices and representation and vows to create a legacy for the next generation of Asian Americans. She is launching her new luxury and economy car rental business, "Donut Exotics," in Summer 2021. You can find her ”Securing the Box” at @maylytao, @donutprincessla, @dksdonuts, @foodfortheclout.

  • Richard Luong

    Richard Luong is the Director of Institutional Advancement at Rising for Justice, a social justice non-profit legal services organization in Washington, DC, and formerly a colleague at WHRO (!). The son of Vietnamese boat people refugees, Richard dedicates his spare time to sourcing and mapping the stories of the Vietnamese Diaspora through an incubation grant from New Jersey Humanities.

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