Asian Sisters Participating In Reaching Excellence (ASPIRE) is proud to present the 1st Annual ASPIREOutstanding Woman of the Year Award, recognizing young Asian American women who are leaders and role models in their communities. The winner will be awarded at the 2008 ASPIRE Asian American Women in Leadership (AAWIL) Conference on April 26, 2008 at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. This year's keynote speakers include SuChin Pak, Correspondent, MTV News and Kyung Yoon, Vice Chairman, Heidrick & Struggles.
ASPIRE's Outstanding Woman of the Year award will celebrate a female high school or college student of Asian American decent that is a proven leader with the initiative and determination to make a change in her community. ASPIRE is looking for young Asian American women who are role models for their community and is committed to ASPIRE's mission of empowerment. To submit a nomination, visit http://girlsaspire.org/award/nominate.shtml. All entries must be received by March 1, 2008.
“We're very excited to create this award for young Asian American women across the nation who are making a difference in their communities,” said Grace Niwa, Chair, ASPIRE. “This is a wonderful opportunity for ASPIRE to share their stories by recognizing and acknowledging those that empower and inspire others to give back.”
For more information, please go to http://www.girlsaspire.org/conference/.