May Lee has been a broadcast journalist/host for 30 years. She worked both as a US based and international anchor, host, correspondent and producer. In early 2020, Lee launched her vodcast (video-podcast) “The May Lee Show”, a production of her company, Lotus Media House. The show focuses on AAPI people, issues and trends. But COVID-19 and the rise of anti-Asian hate motivated Lee to use her platform to speak up about and speak out on Asian xenophobia and the historic reasons behind it. Because of her efforts to bring attention to the crisis, Lee labeled herself an “Accidental Activist”. In July of 2020, Forbes recognized Lee as one of “50 Over 50” women making an impact on the world.
May shares about how she had the clarity of confidence to pursue her passion to be a broadcast journalist and the life that she has lived because of it. She also shares tips to help you in your own journey to self confidence.
May Lee has been a broadcast journalist/host for 30 years.
May is of Korean descent.
Favorite Self Confidence Quote
Definition of Self Confidence
Self confidence is being comfortable in your skin and in your body.
Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence
May used to be an introvert because she felt like she didn’t belong. She also struggled with her confidence for the same reason. She also stayed quiet and tried to blend in.
The “AHA” Moment
May realized what she was passionate about, and her own voice told her that she needed to be a broadcast journalist. It was so clear to her that she didn’t question it and just went for it as a career.
Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence
May’s life is exciting and she loves what she does. She has been able to travel the world and exposed to things that the average person will never get to experience.
The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener
Don’t doubt yourself.
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Thanks for sharing this interview. As a woman of color, it’s empowering and motivating to hear the opinion and experiences of other strong women. Today was a tough business day and listening to this podcast was a personal boost for me THANKS!