Speaking Fearlessly Always

Discover the Path to Fearless Expression as I reflect and grow from my work in the fields of Lived Experience and Suicide Prevention.

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May is Asian American Native Hawaiian Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month, a time to celebrate the lives and contributions of AANHPI individuals. It’s also Mental Health Awareness Month. This is […]
By Pata Suyemoto                                                        […]
According to a recent study by Ascend, only 1.5% of executives in the Fortune 500 are Asian, and only 2.8% of corporate board seats are held by Asian Americans. This […]
If you are profiting in any way from another person’s lived experience story, that person should be compensated. Media attention is not compensation.Name mentions are not compensation.Attribution is not compensation.Gift […]
Lived Experience work deserves more than being limited to a center-stage speaking engagement that only happens once a year. This is an invitation, it is not inclusion. This is speaking. […]
What can I say or add that could encompass what the world has lost? Nothing… All that can be said is that you were one of my dearest friends, one […]
Suicide prevention is a critical issue that requires collaboration and effort from different community sectors. To address one underserved sector, I have been working with jails and detention centers to […]
I’m a returning presenter at the Safe Schools Conference, discussing suicide prevention and the need to do more in schools. I’m pictured here with Michael Jenkins who does so much […]
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