On April 4, Julie Pham and Yoko Okano were among the winners at the Female Founders Alliance’s second annual Champion Awards, a gala held at the Pacific Science Center in Seattle. More than 300 individuals and organizations were nominated for awards and some 1,000 people in the Puget Sound area cast votes to determine the […]
An audience of 200 gathered to hear insights from storyteller and author Thi Bui on her graphic novel, “The Best We Could Do.” The event was facilitated by local Seattleite and Vietnamese community member Julie Pham.
The mayor and Seattle City Council recently announced the initial 13 appointees selected to serve on the City of Seattle’s new Community Involvement Commission (CIC). One of the appointees is Julie Pham, co-owner of Nguoi Viet Tay Bac – Northwest Vietnamese News, the founder of Sea Beez, a capacity-building program for Seattle’s ethnic media, and […]
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly It was 1986, and Kim Pham was a new University of Washington grad, though not a typical one. He was 36 years old, a husband, the father to three young children, and a Vietnamese refugee. To support his family post-graduation, he worked at Tacoma Boatbuilding Co., a now-defunct shipyard […]
Julie Pham has been appointed the Director of Marketing for Washington Technology Industry Associates. Julie serves on the
By The Ethnic Community Coalition Although Seattle’s proposed $15/hour minimum wage increase has been publicly debated since last fall, we local ethnic and immigrant small business owners have just begun to realize the negative impact the wage hike will have on our businesses and on our employees. For months, we tried to ignore it. In […]
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly The Executive Development Institute (EDI) of Bellevue is preparing for the next class of
MLK Business Association, Banner Cross, and Rainier Valley Community Development Fund are collaborating on a report on the needs and economic opportunities in the MLK Business Districts.
Over 30 candidates vying for political office attended the 4th annual Sea Beez Ethnic Media–Candidates Meet and Greet at the Nagomi Tea House on Aug. 15 in an effort to introduce themselves to communities of color. Candidates made it to the International District from as far away as Fircrest to make one minute speeches and […]
By Asha DuMonthier New America Media Seattle may be the first in the nation to require its contractors to include ethnic media in their community outreach plans, city officials say. The move boosts the visibility of ethnic media, but some of those news outlets say it is unclear if it will result in more ad […]