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Finding My InspirAsian Represent 98118!

Finding My InspirAsian Represent 98118!

Asari Mohamath September 21, 2011 Comments Off

  Reporting by Julie Pham. I left Vietnam when I was ten years-old. When I was one year older, in 1981, I made it to America. To get there, I spent 4 nights and

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From Beijing to Omaha and Seattle

From Beijing to Omaha and Seattle

IE Guest Contributor May 18, 2011 Comments Off

A large architecture firm’s only woman, minority and first-generation immigrant invests in herself.

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Betty Patu: The Youth of Our Schools Inspires Me

Betty Patu: The Youth of Our Schools Inspires Me

IE Guest Contributor May 4, 2011 Comments Off

As a South Pacific Islander woman, I became a school board director because of the communities who believed in me and the positive work that my husband and I have done within our own

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A PhD Finds Community Work  the Most Inspiring

A PhD Finds Community Work the Most Inspiring

Julie Pham November 2, 2010 Comments Off

“Finding My Own InspirAsian” is an IE column for community members to share how they discovered their own ‘InspirAsian’ to give back to the community. Write to: editor@iexaminer.org and submit your story.

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Uwajimaya’s Chairman Opens Up

Uwajimaya’s Chairman Opens Up

IE Reader May 5, 2010 Comments Off

Tomio Moriguchi is a life-long resident of Seattle. He earned a degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Washington in 1961 and joined the family business, Uwajimaya Inc., in 1962 with the passing of

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Scott Oki: See You in the Trenches

Scott Oki: See You in the Trenches

Alan Chong Lau February 17, 2010 Comments Off

You might say my years at Microsoft were my formative years. In the first three years with the company, I was working 100-hour weeks and I never took a day off. Well, that’s not

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Lloyd Hara: JFK is My InspirAsian

Lloyd Hara: JFK is My InspirAsian

Lloyd Hara October 7, 2009 Comments Off

“Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country.” President John F. Kennedy’s words changed my life, as they did for many of those who came

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Sally Chen’s Cultural Lessons

Sally Chen’s Cultural Lessons

Sally Chen October 7, 2009 Comments Off

As a child of two cultures, I appreciate diversity. My family and I are from Taiwan, but we moved to Georgia when I was an infant and became US citizens. I was taught at

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