You’re Invited to be EMPOWERED

Kollaboration Executive Director Minji Chang invites you to Kollaboration’s inaugural EMPOWER Leadership Conference, taking place on Saturday August 29 2015 at the Japanese American National Museum in Los Angeles, CA. Join us for a day of inspiring keynotes and engaging panel discussions with some of the API communities brightest leaders! Learn more and register at www.kollabempower.org

Dare to Dream at the Kollaboration Empower Conference

Kollaboration is proud to present our very first annual EMPOWER Conference! The Kollaboration EMPOWER Conference is an event where API youth & young professionals gather to learn directly from some of the community’s most inspirational professionals. At EMPOWER, attendees will be able to explore a variety of creative career paths, industries, and best practices to […]

Buy your Tickets Now for Kollaboration Los Angeles 2015 – June 27 @ DTLA

On Saturday, June 27, Kollaboration Los Angeles triumphantly returns to Downtown Los Angeles for our 2015 showcase. Join us at the Los Angeles Theatre Center in DTLA for a celebration of Asian American talent and passion! Six talented finalists from all across Southern California were chosen through an intense and competitive round of auditions to […]

How BuzzFeed’s Eugene Lee Yang Became One of the Most Recognizable Faces on the Internet

Look, we’re just going to say it: Eugene Lee Yang is freaking awesome. On a recent trip to BuzzFeed’s LA headquarters, Kollaboration got to spend an hour with the one and only Eugene. During that time, we were able to learn that this self-proclaimed workaholic is a) a serious filmmaker, b) a staunch supporter of all things Asian […]

5 Female Asian American Executives You Should Know

Asian American women have been steadily rising in the world of entertainment over the past few years, whether it’s been through landing leading roles on television or performing at live music festivals.  But what about the Asian American women in executive roles?

Celebrity Guests, Surprise Performers, and a Marriage Proposal

On Thursday, June 26, Kollaboration Los Angeles celebrated its 15th anniversary in Hollywood at The Troubadour—previously named NBC’s “Best Venue in LA” and Rolling Stone’s second best American rock club of 2013. Celebrities Harry Shum Jr., Joe Hahn (of Linkin Park), Parker (aka Dumbfoundead), Clara C, and Mike Song were among the hundreds of guests […]

Kollab Live Kicks Off Inaugural Event with Priska and Gentleman’s Vibe

Kollab Live’s inaugural show recently debuted at the Bardot Hollywood with Priska and Gentleman’s Vibe headlining the event. The venue’s interior was vintage and intimate, slightly reminiscent of a speakeasy with its dimly lit interior and Gatsby-esque décor. When I walked in, the DJ was spinning some nineties hip-hop mixed with some contemporary stuff, nothing […]