Everyday Heroes

Everyday Heroes are people who inspire you every day with their courage, kindness, actions selflessness and dedication.  In these trying times,  We want to recognize and honor fellow Asians who are simply good people doing good.   Thank you for being there for all of us. Please nominate the person/group that epitomize excellence and heroism to you. Let us help highlight their contributions.

Dr. Nik Serena Nik Zainal

By Fiestaasia | May 18, 2020

Dr. Nik Serena Binti Zainal is the first Female and 2nd Asian that was awarded the Dr. Josef Steiner Cancer Research Award in 2019, an equivalent to the Medical Nobel Prize. The bioinformatician from the Department of Medical Genetics and the MRC cancer unit at the University of Cambridge received the award in recognition of… Read More »Dr. Nik Serena Nik Zainal

Antoinette Shindlecker

By Fiestaasia | May 12, 2020

Antoinette Shindlecker is the Operations consultant at Asian American Center of Frederick. For the past 2 months she has been working 16 hours days every day to lead their mask project that distribute it to the communities in need for free.    Between prepping materials, creating sewing kits, managing the sewing team, pick-ups and deliveries, Antoinette… Read More »Antoinette Shindlecker

Aida Corinna Jose Bagasao

By Fiestaasia | May 4, 2020

Aida is a front line nurse at the MEDSTAR Washington HOSPITAL CENTER in Washington D.C. She has been serving as a nurse for many years. Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, she has been working tirelessly round the clock taking in extra shifts at the hospital.  In her limited downtime, Aida has been making… Read More »Aida Corinna Jose Bagasao