June 24, 2015
I have always associated “home” as a place that is filled with love ones. Because of this, my “home” moves all around the world. I find home in Shimoga and Hyderabad, India – where I spent many summers with my extended family.
June 16, 2015
OMA&D’s Washington MESA (Math Engineering Science Achievement) excels at building pathways to college and careers in STEM fields for female and underrepresented minority students in grades K-12 and community college. The program was featured in the Spring 2015 issues of Washington Business Magazine.
“I come from a Southeast Asian background with the unique religion of Islam. I am blessed to come from the background as I do because it has provided me the understanding of diversity.”
June 12, 2015
“My parents were both overseas Filipino migrant workers (OFWs) who met while working abroad as waitstaff at the Dai Ichi Hotel in Saipan. Although I was born in Saipan, my sister was born in the Philippines.”
June 11, 2015
“My eldest sister was born 4 months after the 1988 uprising in Burma. Not long after she was born, my father fled across the border to Thailand, along with the many students involved in the uprising.”
June 8, 2015
Iisaaksiichaa Ross Braine, director of wǝɫǝbʔaltxʷ – Intellectual House and the UW Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity’s tribal liaison, will be honored as one of five Distinguished Staff Award recipients at the UW’s 45th annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony on Thur., June 11, at 3:30 p.m., in Meany Hall Auditorium.
June 5, 2015
“I come from a family that believes in showing vs saying. As a kid, I always found it hard that my parents never told me they “loved” me or praise me for my efforts like I saw my friend’s parents do.”
June 3, 2015
“My father’s family immigrated after the Vietnam War. My paternal grandfather was a south Vietnamese military police officer and his family was specifically targeted after the war.”
June 1, 2015
“One of the strongest aspects of Japanese culture is the family aspect. Even when my family came to North America there was always such an emphasis on family.”
May 29, 2015
“I was born and raised on the island of Chuuk, Micronesia. My family moved to the U.S for better education and job opportunities. It wasn’t easy to transition from a small island to a big country, but because my parents had hope for my siblings and I, they tried their very best to move all of us to the U.S.”
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