WHY CHINESE WOMEN ARE NOT BROKE
By Giovanna Pang Garcia
A Chinese immigrant and highly successful entrepreneur reminds us of
WHAT IT TAKES TO ACHIEVE THE
Giovanna Pang Garcia emigrated from Hong Kong to the United States all alone at the age of sixteen, speaking no English. She suffered many difficulties in her first few years in the U.S. However, with a lot of hard work, and strength of will, Giovanna quickly improved her lot in life. She started her own computer company with only $300 and turned it into a multimillion dollar corporation by expanding the company into a multifaceted computer network and consulting corporation, which she then sold before she was forty to retire financially independent and start a family with her husband, the love of her life.
All of our forefathers were immigrants… sometimes it takes an immigrant like Giovanna Pang Garcia to remind us what it takes to achieve the American Dream they came searching for.
Sharing her secret
Giovanna has made it her goal to help others achieve success in their lives, so she is sharing her secrets of success in her newly released book, WHY CHINESE WOMEN ARE NOT BROKE: Real Life Stories and Proven Keys for Success. She attributes her success to a creative mingling of the core values she learned from her heritage and good old American ingenuity, creativity and entrepreneurism. After interviewing 100 trailblazing Chinese American women, Giovanna confirms that this same alchemy led to their successes as well.She writes about her experience and theirs, and the valuable lessons they have all learned in WHY CHINESE WOMEN ARE NOT BROKE.
Balance of Chinese Core Values and American Freedom and Ingenuity
*Discipline vs. Freedom *Humbleness vs. Assertiveness
*Conformity vs. Individuality and Innovation *Selflessness vs. Selfishness
Among the women featured in the book are Diane Tang-Liu, vice president of research and development for Allergen Inc.; Sonya Gong Jent, vice president of operations for State Farm Insurance; Jennie Chin Hansen, president of AARP; Jenny Ming, president of Charlotte Russe; Ivy Chin, vice president of QVC; U.S. Congresswoman Judy Chu, former San Francisco Police Chief Heather Fong, and U.S. Ambassador Julia Chang Bloch.
“There is no Drive-Thru to success.”