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Giving back: the secret to the successes of Pioneers in Social Entrepreneurship

Giving back: the secret to the successes of Pioneers in Social Entrepreneurship

By Stacy Nguyen
Northwest Asian Weekly

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The Pioneers honorees and their guests (Photo by George Liu/NWAW)

Today, pioneers don’t hate to don coonskin hats to blaze trails. In fact, they come in all sorts of garb. Read the full story

Posted in Community News, Vol 30 No 44 | 10/29-11/4Comments (0)

Kenichi Uchikura: A software publishing visionary

Kenichi Uchikura: A software publishing visionary

By Jeffrey Osborn
Northwest Asian Weekly

Kenichi Uchikura

Kenichi “Ken” Uchikura didn’t travel to America as a child of immigrant workers. He did, however, travel to America for what many call the American Dream, one of entrepreneurship and success. This year,  Uchikura, chair of Pacific Software Publishing Inc., will be honored for his leadership and vision at Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation’s Annual Asian Americans Pioneer Award in Social Entrepreneurship.

Uchikura was born in Ashiya, Japan, where he spent most of his youth.

He had not thought of moving to America until the age of 15, when he went on a vacation to Hawaii with his family. Read the full story

Posted in Profiles, Vol 30 No 42 | 10/15-10/21Comments (0)

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