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The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) cordially invites you to an engaging evening with Cassindy Chao, the highly respected dating coach, matchmaker, and author of Ancient Wisdom, Modern Love: Chinese Wisdom for Dating Success. This event offers a deep dive into how traditional Chinese wisdom can influence modern dating practices, especially through the lens of Asian American experiences. Cassindy will illustrate how classic Chinese proverbs and idioms, known as “chengyu,” can assist individuals in navigating the complexities of modern relationships, providing a unique perspective that blends cultural heritage with contemporary dating dynamics.

Cassindy will also highlight the specific dating challenges faced by Asian Americans and offer her insights for cultivating self-awareness and building meaningful connections. She will delve into the intricacies between individuals and their parents, shedding light on the cultural nuances of Asian American dating. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of how ancient wisdom can inform and transform modern love.

About Cassindy Chao

Cassindy Chao (@matchmakercassindy) is a highly respected matchmaker, dating coach and author with a passion for helping individuals find meaningful and lasting love. A first-generation Chinese-American, third-generation matchmaker, and former Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan investment banker and tech executive, Cassindy brings a wealth of varied experience to her work with individuals, seamlessly blending tradition and modernity. She’s also successfully navigated the path of an interracial relationship, celebrating 25 years and 3 wonderful children with her husband.

About Ancient Wisdom, Modern Love

Drawing from her years of experience as a successful matchmaker, Cassindy explores the rich world of Chinese wisdom to provide invaluable insights for individuals seeking to transform their love lives and meet their soulmate. In a world inundated with dating apps and ever-changing relationship dynamics, Ancient Wisdom, Modern Love offers a refreshing and unique perspective on dating and relationships. The book bridges ancient wisdom and contemporary dating challenges, offering practical and authentic advice inspired by traditional Chinese idioms. With humor and imagery, readers will learn when it’s not ideal to be “playing the flute for the cow” on a date or why it’s important to “ride the mule to catch the horse” to get themselves out there out on dates. The book also features success stories from Cassindy’s own network, illustrating the transformative power of applying Chinese wisdom to real-life dating, relationship building, and marriage.

April 3, 2024
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Free – $5.99
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