The Bellevue-based Executive Development Institute (EDI) presented its 20th annual Puget Sound graduation celebration on Nov. 14 at the Hilton Bellevue, with a reception, dinner, and ceremony.
Fourth Annual Leadership Together Conference to take place
The Executive Development Institute (EDI), in partnership with Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS), is sponsoring the fourth annual Leadership Together Conference on Oct. 12. The conference is a one-day leadership training program targeting APA professionals, but open to all.
BLOG: Remembering Ted Yamamura
By Assunta Ng “Did you know that the first engineer at Boeing was Chinese?” said the late Ted Yamamura in the early 2000s.
Wise Words for Graduates
To the Class of 2013, congratulations and may your dreams come true! “When walking, swing your arms. Reach out for the opportunities that await you; reach back to help those who follow.” — Major General Tracy Garrett “Success isn’t about how much money you make, or how much you accumulate. It is about the relationships […]
EDI Leadership Discovery participant honored by Philippine Embassy
Maria Bea Querido, a current Leadership Discovery participant with the Executive Development Institute (EDI), has been selected for the 2013 Filipino American Youth Leadership Program. She is one of 10 participants chosen from the United States and Guam.
Alan Sugiyama picked as new executive director of the Executive Development Institute.
The Executive Development Institute (EDI) announced that its board selected Alan Sugiyama as EDI’s new executive director on Monday, Nov. 5. EDI is the only Pacific Northwest nonprofit organization that focuses on leadership training for multi-ethnic professionals. Sugiyama will start as executive director on Jan. 2, 2013. EDI’s current executive director, Starr Macdonald, announced her retirement after […]
EDI’s “Inclusion Fusion” benefit dinner raises record amount
The Executive Development Institute (EDI) held its annual benefit dinner and auction at Seattle’s SODO Park on June 8, raising a record amount of more than $120,000. More than 250 guests attended the benefit, including major sponsors like Boeing, State Farm Insurance, Nordstrom, Wells Fargo, and Weyerhaeuser. Proceeds from the event will allow EDI to […]
EDI Hosts gala dinner for 2011 graduates
The Executive Development Institute (EDI) held a gala dinner honoring 62 graduates, with more than 250 sponsors, mentors, friends, and family in attendance, at the Hilton Bellevue on Nov. 4. The EDI graduates represent emerging leaders and managers from leading Pacific Northwest companies.
May 25: EDI benefit dinner raises more than $110,000
The Executive Development Institute (EDI) held its annual benefit dinner and auction, Inclusion Fusion, at Seattle’s SODO Park. Hosts for the benefit dinner were Dr. Sandra Madrid, from the University of Washington, Jenette Ramos, from The Boeing Company, and Mike Sotelo, from La Plaza International. More than 250 guests participated in the silent and live auctions, contributing […]
Nov. 2: Wayne Nakamura is honored with EDI’s Special Recognition Award
Wayne Nakamura, claims manager at State Farm Insurance, was presented with the Executive Development Institute (EDI)’s Special Recognition Award.