By Charles Lam NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Over the past 30 years, the Northwest Asian Weekly has spent much of its time and efforts on philanthropy. In addition to the annual programs administered through the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation, such as the Diversity Makes a Difference college scholarships, Summer Youth Leadership Program, and Women of Color […]
More women have gotten elected in the last 10 years than in the last 10 centuries, and although America lags way behind the international average (we rank 70 out of 165 bin the world), and Washington State (which used to boast 40% women in our legislature and now has 32%), we are kicking up our […]
What really matters? Ask yourself this before you make your New Year’s resolutions. Write down what you find valuable. Writing helps you understand yourself and empowers you to achieve what you want.
On Oct. 29, the University of Washington (UW)’s Multicultural Alumni Partnership (MAP) held its 17th Annual Bridging the Gap Breakfast at Haggett Hall on the Seattle UW campus.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Mark Mitsui became the 12th president of North Seattle Community College (NSCC) in July 2010. He also serves as vice chancellor of student success for the Seattle Community College District and was recently appointed board chair of the new Asian Pacific Islander American Association of Colleges and Universities. Mitsui […]
“Phyllis did a tremendous job in unprecedented times to preserve access to a quality college education and to train the work force of tomorrow. She is a thoughtful scientist, accomplished researcher and dedicated educator. Her skill, passion and leadership will serve her well at the University of Illinois. I wish her the best of luck.” […]
Assunta Ng, founder and publisher of the Seattle Chinese Post and Northwest Asian Weekly, was the 2011 recipient of the University of Washington’s
On July 6, Dr. Sam Kelly passed away from congestive heart failure. Kelly was perhaps most known for being the founder and first vice president of the Office of Minority Affairs of the University of Washington in 1970.
By Jason Cruz Northwest Asian Weekly Community. This is the theme Ethnic Cultural Center (ECC) supporters envision in renovating the University of Washington building which serves as a sanctuary for student groups of color. In May, the UW Services and Activities Fee Committee, a student governing body, will decide if they should make a recommendation […]
The 14th annual MAP Bridging the Gap Breakfast was held Saturday, Oct. 18 at the HUB Ballroom on the UW campus. More than $70,000 was raised for the Multicultural Alumni Partnership (MAP) Endowed Scholarship Fund, which helps economically disadvantaged UW students from diverse backgrounds continue their education.