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Jul 03, 2012

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The Latest Update from 2006 Queen Jennifer Field

May 01, 2012

I know it’s been a while since I last sent one of my notorious updates, and the last I sent was from queenjennifer@missasianamerica.com–but that email address was removed Jan 2011 as I let most of you know back then.

Not everyone is on Facebook and not all of you I have seen recently, so the least I can do is share my latest adventures in LA aiiiiiight? :-D

So much has gone down guys…all I can say is I’m proud to announce I’m now attached to the coolest project of my career thus far.

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Top 10 Pageant Stars: Ladies making Headlines after Miss Asian America Pageant Reign

Dec 01, 2011

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Mona Lee Locke

Mona Lee Locke

The pageant’s second Queen, Mona Lee Locke, became a television broadcaster and served as first Lady of Washington State from 1997 to 2005. Her husband, Gary Faye Locke is the current United States Ambassador to China. He served as governor of Washington State and U.S. Secretary of Commerce. Mona Lee Locke and Melinda Gates, wife of Bill Gates, founded the Foundation for Early Learning to find, fund, foster and promote best practices that support early learning and school readiness for all children, birth through age five. Read More on Washington Gov website
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Pageant Turns 25: Top 10 Unforgettable Staff Stories

Jan 01, 2011

1. One year, the pageant received the wrong shipment of trophies. Instead of trophies with a beauty queen, they received trophies with a male figure in a swim trunk holding a victory wreath above his head.
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Miss Asian America Pageant and Our Common Commitment to Community, Social Responsibility, and Integrity

Aug 07, 2010

Message from Our Executive Director

JEFFREY KWONG

Twenty five years ago when this pageant was first envisaged by Rose Chung, the world was a stark place. In the United States, Vincent Chin, a Chinese American, was beaten to death with blows to the head from a baseball bat in June 1982 in Detroit, Michigan by two Chrysler plant workers angry with growing Japanese car sales. A pan-ethnic Asian American movement was thus born. Yet to this day, injustices remain and human rights violations persist. Asian Americans increasingly face invisible forms of discrimination and hate in a multitude of settings such as university admissions and high level corporate hiring according to Labor Department data.

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