Joy Park-Thomas


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Joy Park-Thomas is a screenwriter and story producer in reality TV. She is a first generation Korean American born in Ohio and raised in Pennsylvania. She lives in Los Angeles, has an Ivy-League degree, and is a feminist and advocate for women.

Thematic Summary

This interview of Joy Park-Thomas is conducted by Kaitlyn Link and Hailey Oyoque. The first section of this interview is about Joy’s early life and how she felt growing up as a first generation Korean American (0:30). The second section of this interview begins Joy’s early inspiration of activism (2:42). Section three is Joy’s reason for moving to California and her career choice (6:40). The fourth section begins the discussion of Joy’s reason for joining the Auntie Sewing Squad and how she came across it (18:05). Lastly, the final section is about Joy’s experience with the election, and how she views the state of the country (37:33).

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Kaitlyn Link; Hailey Oyoque

Interview with Joy Park-Thomas

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