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TED@UPS: What If Assimilation Doesn’t Require Cultural Sacrifice?

Amelia reclaimed her shunned identity through dance. Now she shares her heritage with the world.

After moving from Indonesia to Pennsylvania, Amelia Laytham shunned her Indonesian heritage to assimilate to American culture. But Amelia eventually learned that she should embrace – not conceal – her upbringing. Amelia shares that story in her TED@UPS talk featured below. After watching the video, read our Q&A with Amelia where she discusses her experience giving the talk and […]