Growing up in South Korea in the post-Korean War era, current Director of Economic Development Bobby Lee saw firsthand how different economic strategies can help pull people out of poverty and transition a country to prosperity. He said this experience had a formative effect on his career choices.
The 2019 International Special Review District (ISRD) Board election will be held on Nov. 19, from 11 a.m.–6 p.m. at the Bush Hotel in the plaza-level meeting room.
“When the U.S. wants to exert force, they send the Seventh Fleet,” said Mark Okazaki, former chair of Asian Pacific Directors Coalition (APDC).
“[Women of color] feel they can’t be themselves at work, feel like they need to downplay their ethnicity.”
Mariko Lockhart’s identity has always informed her work. A mixed race daughter of a Black father and a Japanese mother, Lockhart said she grew up in New York City “very aware of being biracial,” because it was so unusual at the time.
In a bustling crowd, women in glittering gowns and tailored dresses, outnumbering men, were nibbling appetizers, chatting, and laughing as if they were sisters.
Along with Ha, John Chen, Min Christ, Beth Johnson, Hao Lam, Yen Lam-Steward, the Le Brothers, Tim Lee, Synthia Melton, Dr. Xiao Ming, Ezhilarasan Natarajan, James Wong, Andy Yip, and Mei Young were also honored.
A special thanks to everyone who helped and contributed to making this event a fabulous success! We sincerely appreciate all of our sponsors. Thank you for your support in making this happen!
Flying high from the world stage of Cirque du Soleil to local favorite Teatro ZinZanni (TZ), Ling Rui is excited to be back on stage performing for Greater Seattle area audiences.
Where Beauty Lies, the newest exhibition at the Wing Luke Museum, takes on the topic of beauty, particularly as it pertains to Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI).