Jin is the only Chinese American student at his new school, and all he really wants is to fit in with the rest of the kids, especially Amelia Harris, the pretty American girl with whom he falls in love.
The breadth of their expertise and commitment to the Asian-American community ensure that CACF remains a trusted resource for both donors and the greater public.
The founders of the Chinese American Community Foundation currently serve on its Board, closely overseeing the strategic direction of the organization and actively building partnerships within the Bay Area Asian-American community. Rolland Lowe As the only son of educator-activist parents, Dr.
Lowe learned at an early age the importance of community engagement and collective action. His youth was characterized by some of the most charged moments of modern history: Despite these adversities, Dr. Lowe continued onto college at UC Berkeley, where he graduated at age After American born in chinese and completion of military service in Korea, Dr.
Lowe accepted a surgical residency at UCSF. He was highly sought by prestigious clinics, but instead dedicated himself to serving patients in the underserved Chinatown community.
It was around this time that Dr. Lowe decided that he could best serve his community in his capacity as a physician rather than as a public servant. He was also recognized as one of 11 philanthropic heroes in the White House Conference on Philanthropy and elected into the Berkeley Fellows.
Despite all the recognition and rewards, Dr. He considers his greatest achievement to be growing the next generation of leaders to serve the community. While still in high school, David spent much of his days volunteering at the Donaldina Cameron House, where he mentored over 40 students and developed leadership skills that later helped him succeed in different fields of work.
At age 18, David also co-founded the Chung Ngai Dance troupe, a nonprofit performing arts organization providing team-building activities and summer jobs to Chinatown youth.
InDavid sold his business and retired, but only nominally. His curiosity continues to drive him to explore new business opportunities, including an artisanal chocolate line in China and a wine export venture.
He remains as active in the community ever, working to introduce sustainable funding models to community-based organizations. His background in both engineering and business management enabled him to take executive marketing and management roles in several early-stage high-tech startup ventures.
He would help lead one startup through an Initial Public Offering and two others through successful corporate acquisitions. Since his retirement, Buck has devoted an increasing amount of time to leadership development and philanthropy.
He recently received a civic entrepreneurship award from the Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute APALI for his work in founding CEI and ALP to help the Asian American community understand organizational leadership skills and learn that working hard and smart is not enough to reach the highest management levels.
In line with his personal background, Buck places particular philanthropic emphasis on education, preserving Asian American history, and assisting immigrants. Outside of The Hina Group, Hanson serves as the Board Director for the Association of Asian American Investment Managers AAAIMa non-profit organization that encourages and fosters business ties among Asian-led and managed investment firms, and he takes a sincere interest in mentoring Asian American students who intend to create a career in finance.
He also serves as the Board Director of Asia America MultiTechnology Association, a 30 year old non-profit organization that serves the technology community around the Pacific Rim.I started American Born Chinese about five years into my comics career.
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