The Executive Development Institute (EDI), an agency that trains Asian and Hispanic American professional leaders, held its graduation dinner for 270 guests at the Bellevue Hilton’s
Education is the key to success in life. This is a commonly shared belief among many in the Asian American and the American Indian communities.
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly The Marysville School District is one of many districts in the nation tackling an issue that is considered to be among the most important and current civil rights issues. Academic achievement gaps and the disparities in academic performance between low-income and minority students and their white counterparts has been […]
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington school districts are struggling with a new federal requirement to gather more specific information on the ethnicity of their students
Last year, with the bad shape of the economy, 14 businesswomen of color not only stood out, but outdid their competition …
All her life, Rie has heard these words. But as the sole heir to the House of Omura, one of the most respected families of sake brewers in Kobe, Japan, she knows she must learn as much as possible about the trade in order to carry on the tradition.
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly ‘Hapa’ is a Hawaiian term that describes somebody of at least half Asian or Pacific Islander ethnic heritage. ‘Hapa’ literally means a ‘portion’ or ‘part.’ Many hapas live in the Pacific Northwest, as Seattle is home to a huge population of biracial people.<!–more–> Cassie Wada, whose father is Japanese […]