Nikkei Concerns has announced Janice Deguchi will be its new chief operating officer beginning Sept. 2. Her extensive experience in strategic planning, program development and management, advocacy, fundraising, and capital projects will support the nonprofit as it launches into a new era of senior health care services. Deguchi has served as executive director of the […]
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly What do you get when one combines their passions of engineering and education?
Compiled by Staff Northwest Asian Weekly The entrepreneurial spirit is key to the American dream, and developing new ventures is one way that women from all walks of life can become empowered.
Former Issaquah City Councilmember Russell Joe joined the Japanese Cultural and Community Center of Washington (JCCCW) as the organization’s new chief administrative officer on July 1. CAO is a new position to the organization, following the restructuring of JCCCW’s leadership infrastructure. The CAO and COO positions replace the former executive director position.
Ten Japanese Americans have been selected to travel to Japan where they will visit Fukushima Prefecture and Tokyo for meetings with newly elected top officials from March 8–16.
By Evangeline Cafe Northwest Asian Weekly Yale Wong learned life’s most important lessons while growing up in a crowded home in Seattle’s Beacon Hill neighborhood. “My grandparents, my parents, and my aunt all lived together in one house,” said Wong.