Quarterly Report from EWCA Alumni Chapters (October 2011)

CHAPTER DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, EWCA QUARTERLY REPORTS FOR EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING ON 10/20/2011 SUBMITTED BY ESTRELLA BESINGA SYBINSKY, VP FOR CHAPTER DEVELOPMENT

Aloha to all of our EWCA chapters and mahalo to the chapters that responded to the call for quarterly reports. A big mahalo also to the chapters that are supporting the EWC Foundation’s Student Scholarship fundraising goal.

Eleven Chapter Leaders reported on their chapter activities for this quarter:

1) Arizona (Tomi Johnston) 2) Brisbane and Virtual Australia (Iraphne Childs 3) Canada (Jonathan Jacobs) 4) Chennai (P. Subramaniyam for Sonna Belliappa) 5) Hyderabad (Nageswara Rao) 6) Kansai (Seiko Furuhashi) 7) Karachi  (Aziz Husain) 8 ) Myanmar (U Maung Maung) 9) Nepal (Nirendra Maske for Shankar Sharma) 10) Papua New Guinea (Solomon Kantha and 11) Singapore  (Seok-Hoon Seng).

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Quarterly Report from EWCA Alumni Chapters (April 2011)

CHAPTER DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, EWCA
QUARTERLY REPORTS FOR EXECUTIVE  BOARD MEETING (4/21/2011) RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED, ESTRELLA BESINGA SYBINSKY, VP for Chapters

Mahalo to all the chapters that responded to the call for quarterly reports. We received twelve reports from our chapters.

Mahalo also to those chapters that shared their views on the issue pertaining to 1) a cooperative Student Fundraising Permanent Endowment Fund Project for 2011 with all the chapters collectively participating and 2) to the Chapter proposal raised earlier that Chapter Reports be changed from the current quarterly to a twice a year reporting.

The following Chapter Leaders reported on their chapter activities:

1) Anthony Pennings (New York Chapter), 2) Caitlin Wyndham (APLP Chapter), 3) Michelle Marion (Arizona Chapter), 4) Karen Nunan/Iraphne Childs (Brisbane, Australia Chapter), 5) P. Subramaniyam (Chennai, India Chapter), 6) Carl Hefner (Hawaii Chapter), 7) Nageswara Rao (Hyderabad, India Chapter), 8.) Seiko Furuhashi (Kansai, Japan Chapter), 9) Chantavong Saignasith (Laos-Vientiane Chapter), 10) Jonathan Jacobs (Ontario, Canada Chapter), 11) Aziz Husain (Karachi, Pakistan Chapter), and 12) Seng Seok Hoon (Singapore Chapter).

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Quarterly Report from EWCA Alumni Chapters (January 2011)

CHAPTER DEVELOPMENT COMMITTEE, EWCAA
QUARTERLY REPORTS FOR EXECUTIVE  BOARD MEETING (1/20-21/2011) RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED, ESTRELLA BESINGA SYBINSKY

 

I am pleased to announce that the number of chapters responding to the call for quarterly reports almost tripled for our January 20-21/ 2011 Executive Board meeting.  Whereas eight  (8) chapters responded back in October 2010, currently twenty chapters sent in their reports.

The following chapters submitted their quarterly reports: 1) Arizona (Michelle Marion), 2) ASDP (David Jones), 3) Brisbane (Karen Nunan), 4) Chennai (P. Subramaniyam), 5) Chicago (Pam Drymiller),  6) Hawaii (Carl Hefner), 7) Hyderabad (E. Nageswara Rao), 8 ) Jakarta (Nasti Reksadiputro), 9) Kathmandu (Nirendra Maske), 10) Kansai (Seiko Furuhashi), 11) Karachi (Aziz Husain), 12) Korea (Jeong Taik Lee), 13) Lahore (Arfa Zehra), 14) Malaysia (Gan Siowck Lee), 15) Mumbai (Sarosh Bana), 16) Ontario (Jonathan Jacobs), 17) Singapore (Seok Hoon Seng), 18) Sri Lanka (W.A. Siriwardena/GBA Fernando), 19) Taiwan (Tien-en Kao) 20) Washington DC Capital Region Chapter (Mary Jo Furgal).

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SPAN Magazine Features the East-West Center

SPAN magazine ObamaSPAN Magazine is a publication produced and maintained by the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi.  Since 1960, SPAN has linked India and the United States, offering articles from writers in both countries on culture, business, technology, education, health, social development, arts and achievements in U.S.-India relations.

Mike Anderson, a former East-West Center Ph.D. grantee and a former publisher of SPAN, authored the article Spanning U.S. and India:  Two 50-Year-Old Ideas Still Work to Promote Exchanges, which features the East-West Center and its role in fostering not only friendly relations between India and the U.S. but also between the East and the West.

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