Dear Asian Americans

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Summary

Meet Vanessa Pham, Co-Founder of Omsom on Episode 058 of Dear Asian Americans. Vanessa is one-half of the amazing Vietnamese American sister duo behind the hot food start-up Omsom! Hear Jerry's conversation with Vanessa to hear about her early childhood in Boston, what she learned during her years at Harvard and Bain, and what ultimately moved her to ask her sister Kim to start a business together. On Episode 059, we'll meet her sister Kim and they'll both join us on Episode 060 for a discussion on running a new kind of family business together.

Show Notes

Meet Vanessa Pham!

We celebrate Vanessa's academic and professional achievements and her decision to tackle her next big challenge alongside her sister.

We support her and sister Kim's newest venture Omsom, with ambitions to make Asian food and spices a normal staple in American supermarkets and homes.

We are inspired her decision to pursue her own American dream, one that bring meaning, purpose, and pride to her family and the Asian American community.

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About Vanessa

Vanessa Pham is a Co-Founder of Omsom, whose mission is to make mainstream grocery stores reflect the changing DNA of this country, and to showcase the depth and nuance in Asian recipes and traditions. Seen in Tech Crunch, Forbes, Food & Wine, Epicurious, Eater.

Previously, Vanessa worked with Fortune 500 companies, across a number of industries, to solve their toughest strategic issues at Bain & Company. She is a graduate of Harvard University, where she earned her ABs in Sociology and Economics.

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Meet Vanessa!
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vanessatpham/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vanessatpham

Learn More about Omsom and Order Yours TODAY!
Web: https://omsom.com/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/omsom
Twitter: https://twitter.com/weareomsom
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/weareomsom/

High Praise for Omsom:
NBC Today.com: https://www.today.com/video/women-owned-businesses-to-support-now-rae-of-light-and-omsom-85808197729
VICE: https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/dyzdpj/omsom-meal-starters-save-me-from-quarantine-cooking-fatigue
VOGUE: https://www.vogue.com/article/omsom-asian-cooking-kits-launch
Thrillist: https://www.thrillist.com/eat/nation/omsom-starter-kits-asian-cooking-recipes
Sampan: https://sampan.org/food-for-thought-6/
Forbes: https://www.forbes.com/sites/shaynaharris/2020/05/13/meet-your-new-pantry-stapleomsom-brings-unapologetic-asian-flavors-to-your-kitchen/#1e9dd59879d4
Eater NY: https://ny.eater.com/2020/5/12/21256006/nyc-top-southeast-asian-restaurants-omsom
TechCrunch: https://techcrunch.com/2020/05/14/forget-sourdough-these-sisters-are-launching-a-starter-to-create-authentic-asian-food
Food & Wine: https://www.foodandwine.com/travel/restaurants/omsom-asian-meal-kits


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What is Dear Asian Americans?

Dear Asian Americans,
Let's Celebrate. Let's Support. Let's Inspire each other.
Your Fellow Asian Americans