East-West Center Honors Distinguished Alumni

The East-West Center and EWC Alumni Association will recognize six outstanding alumni and two alumni chapters for their exceptional accomplishments and service at the EWC/EWCA International Conference in Beijing, Sept. 1-3 at Peking University.

Recipients of the 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award are:
Senen Bacani, former Philippines Secretary of Agriculture under President Corazon Aquino and current Chairman and President of La Frutera, Inc., the Philippines’ largest banana exporter.  Bacani established his successful company in the autonomous region of Mindanao helping to bring jobs to the war-torn region. He envisioned La Frutera as a model of how Muslims and Christians can work together.

Amanda Ellis, New Zealand’s Deputy Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Trade in charge of international development. Ellis formerly served as Lead Specialist for Gender and Development for the World Bank, where she played a vital role in economically empowering women in an impressive number of the world’s developing countries.
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How to find a Job Posting at the EWCA Online Community and Directory

Together with our Alumni and Associates, we are working hard in developing our two online professional networks, the Online Community and Directory, and the East-West Center Alumni and Community LinkedIn Group.

For those EWCA Alumni and Associates trying to find the job posting at the EWCA Online Community and Directory, here’s an easy guide on how to do that.

NOTE: under each step, there will be a screen shot with a red box indicating where to click.


    Step 1: Go to the EWCA Online Community and Directory and click on the Career Center Services link on the left menu bar.

    Step 2: All EWCA constituents will need their User IDand password to access the Career Center Services section. Contact the EWC Associates Office at Alumni@EastWestCenter.org to get your User ID if you’re accessing the Online Community for the first time. There are no fees or obligations associated with the Online Community and Directory. This is a special service limited to you as a member of the East-West Center Association.

    Step 3: After logging in, click on the Job Postings link on the right hand side. It’s the first item on the far right column of links.

    Step 4: Click on the Search Job Postings link.

    Step 5: Just hit the search button at the bottom of the page and this will retrieve all job postings for EWCA Alumni and Associates.