Goldie Chu was an activist in the second wave of feminism during the 60’s and 70’s and a trailblazer for AAPI women in the feminist movement. Born in Hawaii, her family moved to New York City Chinatown when she was 16. She became very involved in her community, serving on the school board and advocating for affordable housing.
Chu was a delegate and the representative of the Asian American Women’s Caucus to NOW’s International Women’s Year gathering in Houston in 1977. Chu also served as the first president of Asian Women United. NOW awarded her with the Susan B. Anthony award for her activism on behalf of women and girls.