Thumbnail Image

2016.033.009 The Family Journey of The Chiu Family

Tony Chiu discusses his life in America and how he grew his professional career as a research chemist. Chiu dedicated his adolescence and young adult years to his studies because he had no other choice but to study in order to become successful. Chiu discusses the hardships he had to face as a Chinese immigrant in the United States. English not being his first language prevented him from studying what he wanted to. His choice of chemistry was a result of necessity rather than choice. Chiu talks about his marriage with his wife, who was also hardworking and career driven. In this interview, Chiu explains how he co-parented with his wife and how they raised their children to be hard workers without pressuring them to succeed.