Compiled by Andrew Kim NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The Women of Color Empowered is proud to honor women in the Pacific Northwest who have made significant contributions to our communities. We are honored to present the nominees for “Women and Money” at the China Harbor Restaurant, Seattle, Sept.18: Fawn Sharp Fawn Sharp is the President of […]
It would be an “honor” and a “homecoming” for Rachel Solemsaas to be selected as the president of North Seattle Community College. That’s what Solemsaas said when she was named as one of four finalists for the position.
“Make ethical behavior your foundation. Always do the right thing – you know what it is. Maximize your potential for good. Treat people right. Make the right decision when nobody’s looking – especially when nobody’s looking. Integrity: if you have it, nothing else matters; if you don’t have it, nothing else matters.” — Dave Rule […]
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 […]
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Small business owner and Seattle Community College trustee Albert Shen filed for the 2013 city council race on
On April 7, more than 100 guests attended the inaugural party and dinner for the International Leadership Foundation (IFL)’s Seattle chapter at the home of IFL Seattle
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 […]
Keynote speaker Nate Miles rocked Mt. Zion Baptist Church with his fiery delivery, passionate cry for social, economic, and civil rights justices, and dramatic storytelling at “Leaders and Leadership” last Friday, an event in celebration of Martin Luther King Jr’s birthday. Organized by the Seattle Community Colleges, the annual event brought together the young and […]
By Nina Huang Northwest Asian Weekly Every year, the Northwest Asian Weekly recognizes some of the most influential community leaders in the area at the Diversity at the Top awards dinner and gala. This year, the paper honors 10 individuals who have fought to break through the bamboo ceiling to get to the top.
By Stacy Nguyen Northwest Asian Weekly Dr. Paul Killpatrick is president of Seattle Central Community College and vice chancellor <!–more–>for district-wide student services for Seattle Community Colleges. Previously, he was president of Lake Tahoe Community College in California and president of Great Basin Community College in Nevada. At Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Ore., […]