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Jasmine Cho's cookie portrait of Afong Moy, who is often cited as the first Chinese woman to step foot in the United States. Beginning in the 1830s, Moy was put on display before crowds as a curiosity.
Aparna Nancherla, who has now performed comedy specials for Netflix and Comedy Central (seen here), says an episode of depression led her to attempt stand-up comedy for the first time while in college.