Asian American Association board members co-sponsoring “Over a Cup of Tea” hosted by Asian Culture Center on October 24th, 2013.
We are doing a contest to design our logo. The requirement is that it has something to do with Asian and/or Americans, and have the name Asian American Association or AAA or something along the line. Be creative! Click on this link for your submission: http://jotform.co/form/32985479109872. Deadline is December 1st. Looking forward to seeing our members’ creativity!
We are co-sponsoring this event. Come join us!
Title: “Over a Cup of Tea” featuring Journalist Fariba Nawa and her presentation, “Afghanistan, Heroin and Women”
This event is co-sponsored by the School of Journalism, the Center for the Study of Global Change, the Department of International Studies, the Horizon of Knowledge Program, and the Asian Culture Center
Date: Thursday, October 24, 2013
Time: 7-8 pm
Venue: ACC (807 E. 10th Street)
Description: Fariba Nawa, an Afghan-American journalist, speaker and author, spent seven years in Afghanistan and the region, five of those years investigating the global heroin trade. She focuses on how Afghan women are involved and impacted by the $65 billion business that supplies 90 percent of the world’s opiates.
Nawa has reported from the Middle East, South and Central Asia for a variety of news outlets including The Atlantic, Foreign Affairs, Daily Beast, Sunday Times, San Francisco Chronicle and Christian Science Monitor. She’s the author of Opium Nation:Child Brides, Drug Lords and One Woman’s Journey through Afghanistan and Afghanistan, Inc.
Asian American Association is co-hosting with Kappa Gamma Delta for their annual Date Auction. All proceeds will go to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Research as part of Kappa Gamma Delta’s philanthropy. Some of Asian American Association’s members will be auction off, so come join for a fun night. It will be in Kelley Business School Room 223 on October 25th from 6:30 to 9PM. Asian American Association’s own Special Events Chairs will be the MCs for the Date Auction! See different talents, and help fund-raise for breast cancer research!