The poem speaks to our shared history as Asian-American women, emphasizing a colonial past in China and India, our liberation, and the formation of new rituals between generations all through the lens of tea.
Priscilla is a poet, activist and AI researcher. She currently serves as a Policy Advisor for the Day One Project, developing innovative ideas in science and technology to inform the policy agenda of the Biden-Harris Administration and Congress. She holds a B.A. in Technology, Policy, and Society at Harvard, MSc in the Social Science of the Internet at Oxford, and an MSc in Global Affairs at Tsinghua. She's previously performed her poetry at Lincoln Center and written a song for Malala Yousafzai and Gloria Steinem.