EWC Alum wins national AARP Award

Former East-West Center Staff member Rose Nakamura (ASSOC ’07) was awarded one of ten Inspire Awards from AARP Magazine on December 8, 2009 at a ceremony in Washington, DC.

Rose finds herself in prestigious company of this national award, given to those of or over the age of 50, with the likes of recipients Glenn Close, Quincy Jones, and past recipients Caroline Kennedy, Gary Sinise, Gladys Knight, and Tom Brokaw, to name a few.

Recognized for her work in co-founding Project Dana, a non-profit organization with a mission of helping senior citizens with their daily needs, the AARP selected Rose for the “Compassionate Caregiver” Award.

Please join us in congratulating Rose for the national recognition of her hard work and giving back to the community.

To read Rose’s profile on the AARP Magazine web site click here.

To read the Honolulu Star Bulletin article on Rose’s selection click here.

To read the article posted on the East-West Center’s website click here.