By Assunta Ng Northwest Asian Weekly If the Seattle City Council wants to pick a candidate who can hit the ground running, and yet has no political ambition to fill in for councilmember Sally Clark who is resigning, John Okamoto, 61, said he’s the pick. An interim director of the City’s Human Resources Department, Okamoto […]
By Senhao Liu Northwest Asian Weekly From being a teacher to a policymaker in education improvement, Frieda Takamura has contributed much during the past 40 years to the Asian Pacific Islander community.
By Tiffany Ran Northwest Asian Weekly At a somewhat hectic point in her life, Yoshie Wong decided to run for a Senate seat to represent the 28th district. Soon after, she took on a massive juggling act, balancing her life between her full-time job as a marriage and family therapist and managing a large campaign. […]
From school counselors and college professors to superintendents and education association presidents, the honorees were recognized for their contributions to education in Washington state.