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Honoring our women mentors

Honoring our women mentors

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Women of Color Empowered (WOC) is a nonproft organization started by Northwest Asian Weekly in 1996. This year WOC’s  theme is “Amazing Women Mentors,” where women across Seattle are being honored as mentors. There is a luncheon honoring the women mentors on Friday, Sept. 17 at China Harbor Restaurant. Tickets can be purchased by calling 206-223-0623 or emailing rsvp@nwasianweekly.com. Tickets are $35 before Sept. 15, $45 after Sept. 15 and walk-ins are $50. Students do receive a discount with student ID. Read the full story

Posted in Community News, Features, Profiles, Vol 33 No 38 | 9/13-9/19Comments (1)

Women of color develop new ideas, form new ventures

Women of color develop new ideas, form new ventures

Compiled by Staff
Northwest Asian Weekly

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The entrepreneurial spirit is key to the American dream, and developing new ventures is one way that women from all walks of life can become empowered. Read the full story

Posted in Community News, Profiles, Vol 32 No 38 | 9/14-9/20Comments (3)

Woman Leaders in New Ventures

Woman Leaders in New Ventures

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Woman Leaders in New Ventures

WHEN: Friday, September 20, 2013
11:30 a.m.—1:30 p.m.
WHERE: New Hong Kong Restaurant, 900 S. Jackson St. #203, Seattle

Honorees:

  • Maire Chacon & Lesly Chacon
  • Maud Daudon
  • Sophath Chou
  • Adriana Medina
  • Angela Shen
  • Anjana Shanker
  • Beverly Norris
  • Edna Daigre
  • Kira Bundlie & Lisa  Strom
  • Kendee Yamaguchi
  • Purple Tramble
  • Natasha Savage
  • Yen Lam
  • Julia Johnson

Sponsors:

  • State Farm Insurance
  • Wells Fargo
  • Puget Sound Blood Center
  • Eli Lilly

Master of Ceremonies: Carolyn Kelly

CO-CHAIRS: Bonnie Miller, Kiku Hayashi, and Diane Martin

PLANNING COMMITTEE: Assunta Ng, Carol Cheung, Charlene Grinolds, Chayuda Overby, Connie Sugahara, Francine Griggs, Jacqueline Coe, Kathy Purcell, Leny Valerio-Buford, Lourdes Sampera-Tsukada, Yvonne Naum and Teri Wong

RESERVATIONS FOR LUNCHEON: Discounted price of $30 if purchased by September 17. Full price of $40 after September 17. Walk-ins $45. Student price of $20 with I.D. before September 17; $25 after September 17; student walk-ins $30. No tickets will be mailed; confirmation is by e-mail only. $1,000 to sponsor the event including a table of 10 (For details, visit womenofcolorempowered.com). Men are welcome!

To purchase tickets, go to http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/440769, or call us at 206-223-0623, or email rsvp@nwasianweekly.com. For more information, visit womenofcolorempowered.com.

Posted in Community News, Vol 32 No 36 | 8/31-9/6Comments (0)

Uniting Communities — Women of Color Empowered share memories of inclusion

Uniting Communities — Women of Color Empowered share memories of inclusion

By Charles Lam
Northwest Asian Weekly

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From left to right: Jane Nishita, Manuelita Ybarra, Nikki Gane, Yoshiko Harden, Michelle Nitz-Weiss, Natasha Burrows, Ellen Ferguson, Sharon Parker, Debbie Bird, Pearl Leung, and Vivian Lee. (Photo by George Liu/NWAW)

“I didn’t know I was breaking down barriers. I didn’t know I was creating new paths,” said Dr. Sharon Parker, the Assistant Read the full story

Posted in Community News, Features, Profiles, Vol 32 No 7 | 2/9-2/15Comments (0)

Women of color building bridges and uniting communities

Women of color building bridges and uniting communities

Compiled by Staff
Northwest Asian Weekly

A community can only be as strong as the bond of its people. If those bonds are weak, the community is easily divided, but the stronger they are, the more the community can work together. Read the full story

Posted in Community News, Features, Profiles, Vol 32 No 4 | 1/19-1/25Comments (14)

Women of color honored for building the future

Women of color honored for building the future

By Charles Lam
NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY

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These women have each done their part and more to ensure a better, more inclusive future. (Photo by George Liu/NWAW)

More than 270 were present at the New Hong Kong restaurant on Thursday, Sept. 20, to honor 14 local women at the Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation’s Women of Color Empowered luncheon. The theme of the luncheon was “Women of Power: Future Builders,” and the women honored have each played a role in advancing the future, whether through teaching, mentoring the next generation, or leading community organizations and businesses. Read the full story

Posted in Features, Profiles, Vol 31 No 40 | 9/29-10/5Comments (2)

Women of color look to the past in order to inspire the future

Women of color look to the past in order to inspire the future

Compiled by Stacy Nguyen
Northwest Asian Weekly

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French author Andre Maurois famously wrote, “A man cannot free himself from the past more easily than he can from his own body.” Read the full story

Posted in Community News, Features, Profiles, Vol 31 No 4 | 1/21-1/27Comments (0)

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