Narinder Singh Kapany This Punjab-born genius is known for his contribution to the field of fibre optics. Kapany has played many roles in his life including that of an entrepreneur, philanthropist and scholar, which won him major international acclaim. He has authored eleven novels so far and written several short stories.
Linda Yu, an acclaimed and award-winning journalist. Chang was honored at a ceremony earlier that year: She was the first Korean American to serve a prominent role on a national U.
He is the Chancellor Emeritus and James B. He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Asia Society. He is recognized as one of the most admired leaders in higher education and a visible, outspoken advocate for social progress. Ono has also held faculty and administrative roles in medicine and biology at Johns Hopkins, Harvard, University College London, and Emory universities.
Founded in by Mr. Wong graduated high school at age 14 and graduated from the University of British Columbia at age 18, landing a job at Diig in Silicon Valley before founding Kiip.
Chang is the President of UPS Capital, a long-time advocate for developing Asian leaders, and a supporter of numerous diversity initiatives. Chang has worked for over two decades at UPS, with an early role in as a supervisor in Finance and Accounting. InUPS relocated Mr.
As an individual of Korean descent, Mr. Chang has also volunteered his time to uplift the Asian community and promote inclusion in general. Chang earned his Masters Degree from Pepperdine University and lives with his wife and two children in Atlanta.
Born in Saigon, Mrs. Lee fled Vietnam on a boat when she was less than three months old and spent over a year in a Hong Kong refugee camp before being reunited with family in Dallas. As an undergraduate, she was a leader in several Asian organizations, and her short films Lunar Cycles and First Slow Burn were screened in various film festivals across the country.
Lee also reigned as Miss Asian American Texas from Soon afterwards, she earned her M. Lee co-founded the nonprofit Against The Grain Productions, which is dedicated to Asian Americans in the arts and has raised funds for orphanages in Vietnam and given scholarships to emerging Asian leaders.
Her documentary Operation Babylift: Lee has made a tremendous impact in her local community through ongoing charitable and civic efforts. Lee lives in Dallas with her husband, their two daughters, and their miniature schnauzers, Oscar and Emmy.
Born in Kuala Lampur, Malaysia, Mr. Wong immigrated to Canada in Immediately after receiving his Canadian citizenship inhe became one of the first Asian Canadians to join the Canadian Armed Forces.
For over 35 years, Mr. Wong has served as an officer and has been recognized as one of the top public affairs professionals within the military for strategic communications, issues of national security, and emergency management.
Wong has also served on a number of UN peacekeeping missions in Africa and worked with President Karzai and his team to help stand up the government in Afghanistan. Wong has dedicated a significant portion of his personal time to mentoring and helping others in Canada and abroad.
He has acted as a mentor and served as a highly sought-after speaker for the Asian Canadian community, especially for those interested in military service.
While in Afghanistan, he raised funds for orphanages and schools for mentally handicapped children and began initiatives to aid in the healing of post-traumatic active and veteran military.
He served as the Chair of the Mississauga Board of Chinese Professionals and Businesses which raises funds for community initiatives.
For his various efforts, Mr. He was confirmed by the Senate on July 27, and was sworn in on August 1, He expanded the sale of Washington products and services by leading ten productive trade missions to Asia, Mexico, and Europe. During the eight years of the Locke administration, Washington State gainedjobs, despite two national recessions.
Along with his longstanding commitment to public service, Ambassador Locke has extensive experience working with China. As Secretary of Commerce, he co-chaired two sessions of the U.
His grandfather emigrated from China to Washington State, initially finding employment as a servant, working in exchange for English lessons.Aug 27, · Earlier this month, Indra Nooyi announced that come October, she will step down from her current role as CEO of PepsiCo.
Nooyi is 62 years old. She has worked at PepsiCo . The Trust Crisis is real. The Economist’s cover story on Facebook illustrates a broader failure of businesses to engender public trust.. For reference, the Edelman Trust Barometer reveals that trust in the U.S. has suffered the largest-ever-recorded drop in the survey’s history among the general population.
Trust among the general population fell nine points to 43, placing it in the. Indra Nooyi (née Krishnamurthy; born 28 October, ) is an Indian American business executive, serving as chairwoman of PepsiCo, the second largest food and beverage business in the world by net revenue, and as CEO for 12 years from She has consistently ranked among the world's most powerful women.
Nooyi joined PepsiCo in and had an almost immediate influence on the company’s strategic direction. An astute tactician, Nooyi oversaw a number of key restructurings during her first years with the company: in , Pepsi elected to spin off its Pizza Hut, KFC and Taco Bell restaurants for $bn.
In , NAAAP began a program to recognize the most exemplary leaders in the Asian community. The NAAAP award is offered annually to the most influential leaders who have made significant contributions to their profession and the Asian community. Aug 06, · Pepsico announced Monday morning that Indra Nooyi will step down as CEO on October 3, ending a year run with the food conglomerate, half of which she spent as the company’s chief executive.
Nooyi will stay on as Pepsico chairman until early , the company said, in order to ensure a smooth transition to her successor, .