Erin Chew is a social entrepreneur, freelance writer and social activist focusing on issues impacting on the Asian diaspora. Erin has worked within the trade union movement for over 10 years in the areas of organising and community engagements/building. In the same time period, Erin has been on a number of boards and committees within the Sydney and Australian Chinese community as well as boards dealing with immigrant settlement. Her body of work includes advocating on issues related to racism, women of colour and international student rights. Erin founded the Asian Australian Alliance back in 2013 as a way to include the Asian Australian voice in the mainstream and create a platform for change. Currently, her organization is running an Australian wide COVID-19 Racism Incident survey, which has garnered close to 500 responses thus far in Australia.