Shoreline Community College President Cheryl Roberts, International Education Executive Director Diana Sampson and Associate Director of Outreach Bo Fu visited China, Cambodia, and Indonesia in December.
Aditi Hardikar started as the new Associate Director of Public Engagement in the Office of Public Engagement Nov. 10. In her role, she is the White House’s primary liaison to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community and Asian American and Pacific Islander community. (end)
Josh Yiu, Foster Foundation Curator of Chinese Art at the Seattle Art Museum (SAM), has accepted the position of Associate Director of the Art Museum at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Yiu has been at SAM since 2006 and will be leaving his post effective July.
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly According to ancient Chinese wisdom, having a snake in the house is a good omen because it means that your loved ones
Verizon Wireless announced the winner of its KCON Flyaway Sweepstakes last Friday, Oct. 5. Nancy Lee and three of her friends will be flying to Irvine, Calif. to experience KCON, the first convention of Korean culture in North America.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly A chance meeting at a mutual friend’s benefit event during high school spawned the birth of a young rock group that was originally a Christian rock group.
The Seattle chapter of the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA Seattle) will host an Asian Pacific American Workers’ Rights Hearing. APALA will unveil groundbreaking testimony on shared barriers that Asian Americans face in forming unions and workers will testify on the right to organize and highlight current union organizing campaigns. The hearing is part […]
In a move some consider an indication of what the public will come to expect of the Obama administration, President-elect Barack Obama and Vice President-elect Joe Biden have named three Asian Americans to the Obama-Biden Transition Team — Chris Lu, Sonal Shah and Pete Rouse.