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23Oct

2018

Insider Insight: USAI Trustee Tom K. Ara Joins DLA Piper

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Tom K. Ara, a Trustee of the US-Asia Institute, joins DLA Piper. Below, read DLA Piper’s announcement: Tom K. Ara has joined the firm as a partner in Century City and will serve as Chair of the Entertainment Transactions practice and Co-Chair of the Entertainment Finance practice. Tom has been involved in a multitude of...Read More

Sep27

2018

Institute Insider Insight: Program Assistant Susan Radov’s Writing Published at the Baltimore Sun

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Susan Radov, USAI Summer Program Assistant and a senior student at the University of Pennsylvania, recently got her commentary regarding empowering women through education published at Baltimore Sun. The article could be found here. *The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the stances of the US-Asia Institute*Read More

Aug6

2018

Institute Insider Insight: Program Assistant Doris Xu named President of Global China Connection

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Doris Xu, USAI Summer Program Assistant and senior undergraduate student at George Washington University, was recently named the President of Global China Connection (GCC) for the 2018-2019 academic year. Doris is the first female GCC President in the organization’s 10-year history. Doris was selected after multiple rounds of interviews with Trustees and Senior Advisors, reference...Read More

Jun5

2018

Institute Insider Insights: Congressional Circle member Surya Gunasekara writes for Morning Consult

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Surya Gunasekara, US-Asia Institute Congressional Circle Member and Principal at Section VII Strategies, writes an opinion piece featured on Morning Consult about U.S. energy relations with Asia. Read the article as posted on Morning Consult below or the original post here: *The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect...Read More

Apr24

2018

Institute Insider Insights: Chris Fenton interview with BNN

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USAI’s trustee, Chris Fenton, gives an interview on film diplomacy with Business News Network to share his insights into how to strengthen the relationship between US and China in the entertainment industry. Video is also available on the BNN’s Website.Read More

Apr9

2018

In Memory of Senator Daniel Akaka

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The US-Asia Institute joins the global community in celebrating the life of former U.S. Senator Daniel Akaka, who recently passed away in Hawaii at the age of 93.  The highest ranking Native Hawaiian in elected office, Akaka was noted for embodying the “aloha” spirit, and will be remembered for his humility, warmth and respect, and...Read More

Apr5

2018

Congressional Circle Quarterly Meeting and Networking Session

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On the afternoon of April 5th, USAI Chairman Glenn Lau-Kee addressed the Congressional Circle at its quarterly meeting and the important role the body plays in USAI’s mission. USAI trustees Joe Fawkner and Julie Chon were in attendance. The meeting was followed by a Happy Hour for Congressional staff to catch up with old friends...Read More

Mar16

2018

Institute Insider Insights: Claire Kippenbrock

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My name is Claire Kippenbrock and I am currently a senior at Carbondale Community High School in Carbondale, Illinois.  I am part of the AP American Government class and I was given the opportunity to travel to Washington D.C. for a one-week internship with US-Asia Institute. On the last day of my internship I now...Read More