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For Love of Money by Marilyn Tam

Posted by AC Team - on Monday, 06 February 2012

For Love of Money by Marilyn Tam
Have you heard this before? “Love or Business, you have to choose.” The message is direct - you have to decide what you value more, something/one you love or your work/business. Actually, there is a more factual statement – Love is Good Business. February is the month of love. A great deal of thought and energy will be spent on expressions of love, usually for a romantic partner. The truth in the old axiom, Love makes the World Go Round, applies to all aspects of life, not only to...


Fall 2007 Jefferson Fellowship application deadline is June 20

Posted by Lia Chang on Saturday, 02 June 2007

The theme for the Fall 2007 Jefferson Fellowships is "Mekong on the Move: Asia's New Economic Frontier?".

The East-West Center is accepting applications for the Fall 2007 Jefferson Fellowships open to U.S., Asian and Pacific Island journalists with at least five years of experience. The three-week travel and dialogue program takes place September 30-October 21 and begins at the East-West Center in Honolulu. Journalists will travel to Bangkok, Thailand; Phnom Penh, Cambodia; and Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi, Vietnam.

The deadline for submitting applications is June 20, 2007.

Please see for applications and details. Participants' airfare, lodging, per diem and other expenses are funded by The Freeman Foundation.

Dell Shares Minority Supplier Best Practices

Posted by AC Team on Friday, 15 June 2007

Dell Shares Minority Supplier Best Practices During China Visit

ROUND ROCK, Tex.--(U.S. ASIAN WIRE) --June 14, 2007 Dell is a lead sponsor of this week's National Minority Supplier Diversity Council Mission to China. The objective of the Mission is for businesses to share information about how to develop partnerships with historically underutilized Chinese suppliers. As a leader in the Mission's group, Dell shared practices that help promote Chinese economic development and growth for local communities. Read more about Dell's role during the Mission and other recent Dell activities in China at e/2007/06/14/18180.aspx (English) 07/06/14/656.aspx (Chinese).

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Asian Women in Business Present "Born to Lead: Corporate Asian Women Trailblazers"

Posted by AC Team on Thursday, 14 June 2007

Corporate Asian Women's Leadership Conference 2007

"Born to Lead: Corporate Asian Women Trailblazers", a panel discussion and networking reception sponsored by the Asian Women In Business (AWIB), takes place on Tuesday, June 19, 2007 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm at One Time Warner Center, 10th Fl. in New York City.

CNN Correspondent Alina Cho moderates the panel of top Asian women executives who will be sharing their insights and strategies on opportunities, challenges and other issues of concern to Asian women in Corporate America. The speakers represent a broad spectrum - from media to finance to consumer products - bringing a wealth of unique experiences to address issues that affect Asian women across the board. The event is the third annual conference organized by Asian Women In Business as it continues a dialogue on issues impacting corporate Asian women.

Panel Participants
Yvonne Chan, Partner, Paul Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Michelle Kim, VP, Chief Counsel, Time Warner Cable
Punita Kumar-Sinha, Senior Managing Director, The Blackstone Group

Democratic Candidates to Appear on ALL AMERICAN PRESIDENTIAL FORUMS ON PBS moderated by Tavis Smiley

Posted by AC Team on Monday, 11 June 2007

Democratic Candidates to Appear on ALL AMERICAN PRESIDENTIAL FORUMS ON PBS moderated by Tavis Smiley

(U.S. ASIAN WIRE via BLACK PR WIRE)-- June 11, 2007

Democratic presidential candidates U.S. Senator Joe Biden, U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton, U.S. Senator Christopher Dodd, former U.S. Senator John Edwards, former U.S. Senator Mike Gravel, U.S. Congressman Dennis Kucinich, U.S. Senator Barack Obama and New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson will appear on a live broadcast of "All-American Presidential Forums" on PBS, moderated by Tavis Smiley, from the Howard University Cramton Auditorium in Washington DC on JUne 28, 2007 (9pm-10:30pm ET)

The "All-American Presidential Forums" on PBS is an historic broadcast marking the first time that a panel exclusively comprised of journalists of color will be represented in primetime. Tavis Smiley, along with journalists Michel Martin of National Public Radio , nationally syndicated columnist Ruben Navarrette Jr. and USA Today and Gannett News Service columnist DeWayne Wickham, will question candidates on issues ranging from healthcare and housing to Katrina relief, the economy and the environment, among others, as outlined in the #1 The New York Times best-seller, Covenant With Black America .

(A second forum for Republican presidential candidates will be held on September 27, 2007, on the campus of Morgan State University in Baltimore, Maryland.)