The Women’s Funding Alliance (WFA) is organizing a morning breakfast to benefit women and girls in the Puget Sound region. The event is called “AMPLIFY! Raise the volume. Up the impact.” It is set for Oct. 20 at Benaroya Hall in downtown Seattle. This year, WFA is welcoming keynote speaker Anika Rahman, president and CEO […]
By Assunta Ng This week, I’ve benefited from many words of wisdom. I thought I’d share them with you.
By Jeffrey Osborn Northwest Asian Weekly Kelly Ogilvie, CEO of Blue Marble Energy, has worked with local communities and events and has an illustrious history of working with high profile people, including taking an early role in Gary Locke’s re-election campaign for governor of Washington in 1999 and 2000. For these reasons and numerous others, […]
The Puget Sound Business Journal celebrated its 2011 40 under 40 honorees at an event at Showbox Sodo in Seattle. More than 350 people attended.
SEATTLE (AP) — South Korean President Lee Myung-bak arrived in Seattle on Thursday, Sept. 22, for a two-day visit.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Duc Tran’s parents owned a grocery store, so maybe it’s not a surprise that Tran also became a grocery store owner.
By Sebastian Abbot The Associated Press LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — While many young tech wizards strive to invent the next iPad, Umar Saif is working to bring Internet-style networking to millions of Pakistanis who don’t have access to the web. He could shake up the country’s politics in the process. Saif’s efforts recently earned him […]
This week, a memorial to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., called the Stone of Hope, was finally unveiled in Washington, D.C. It was originally scheduled to be unveiled in 2008 …
By Vivian Miezianko Northwest Asian Weekly Without a magic wand, can an 8-year-old girl’s drawing and sketches of dresses be turned into actual garments?
By Jean Wong Northwest Asian Weekly Regal Financial Bank (Regal Financial), a local community bank, announced that it has settled a lawsuit accusing it of defrauding a group of Indonesian investors in a Ponzi scheme. The settlement was announced through a June 27 press release.