For the uninitiated, TikTok is so much more than jokes and viral dances. The app is home to a breadth of educational and lifestyle content, bringing the best of beauty, fashion, cooking, advocacy, and more straight to your phone. It’s also a fabulous place to learn about other cultures, which is why TikTok is celebrating its Asian and Pacific Islander community with its inaugural API Trailblazer list. Ahead, you’ll find the best API creators across all genres — get to clicking.
Kyne isn’t like other a drag queens — she’s a drag queen in STEM! Kyne uses TikTok to spread her enthusiasm for education, math, and diversity and inclusion in STEM. And it doesn’t hurt that she has a bachelor of mathematics degree with an emphasis in mathematical finance from the University of Waterloo.
Tiffany Yu has quite the resume. She’s a podcast host, disability advocate, the CEO and Founder of Diversability, the founder of the Awesome Foundation Disability Chapter, and a serving member on the San Francisco Mayor’s Disability Council. As a disabled person herself, she uses her TikToks to advocate for the disability community, covering internalized ableism, representation, and so much more.