Newspaper Fashion Contest Design an outfit, win $500! Northwest Asian Weekly is inviting you to design an outfit or accessory that incorporates NWAW or Seattle Chinese Post newspapers in the design. The winners will receive: 1st place winner – $500 2nd place winner – $250 3rd place winner – $100 To enter: Design a […]
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly On Friday, March 30, the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation presented scholarships and awards to high school students from Western Washington at its Diversity Makes a Difference awards dinner. The event, held at the New Hong Kong Restaurant, honored 55 student nominees.
By Staff Northwest Asian Weekly If you’ve had to do a double take at our staff box recently, you’re not mistaken. Something is different. At the end of last month, the paper said goodbye to its editor Stacy Nguyen, and a new editor came on board. Nguyen found a new opportunity working with social media […]
Kathy Hsieh Last month, Kathy Hsieh was named director of the City of Seattle’s cultural partnerships and grants program. Hsieh has worked with the Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs since 2003, originally as part of the community development and outreach team and then as part of the cultural partnerships and grants team as […]
Top Contributors to the Asian Community is an annual awards banquet — this means there’s plenty of food! — honoring our community leaders.
By Jeffrey Osborn Northwest Asian Weekly Kenichi “Ken” Uchikura didn’t travel to America as a child of immigrant workers. He did, however, travel to America for what many call the American Dream, one of entrepreneurship and success. This year, Uchikura, chair of Pacific Software Publishing Inc., will be honored for his leadership and vision at […]
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, […]
By Kabrina Wright SYLP student The Summer Youth Leadership Program, or SYLP for short, is a program organized by the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation, a nonprofit organization of the Northwest Asian Weekly and Seattle Chinese Post. SYLP is a three-week program designed for Asian American teens to find out what it means to be Asian […]
By Assunta Ng By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly Since the founding of our Summer Youth Leadership Program (SYLP) in 1995, more than 500 students have benefited. The Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation, the nonprofit arm of the newspaper, created the three-week, all-expenses-paid leadership and community-building training camp to benefit more than 30 greater Seattle area […]
Ina Dash, a current high school senior at Nathan Hale High School, is now president of the Northwest Asian Weekly Youth Board. Dash is the youngest member of the Washington State India Trade Relations Action Committee (WASITRAC), an organization that facilitates a strong relationship between Orissa, India, and Washington state. Dash actively participates in Making […]