Archive for "Rose Chung"

A dream, a journey, a legacy…

Aug 07, 2010

Message from Our President & Founder

ROSE CHUNG

When I created the Miss Asian America Pageant in 1985, I had the intention of sharing my personal experience of evolving from a shy and sheltered young girl into an active community leader. As the youngest of five children to a widowed, immigrant mother, the idea of one day becoming a pageant queen and community leader seemed like a far-fetched dream.
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Investing in Our Next Generation

Aug 08, 2009

Message from Our President & Founder

ROSE CHUNG

40.6 million – by 2050, that will be the number of Americans that will be of Asian descent, comprising a total of 9 percent of the total population. The Asian American community is forging new paths in our country. We now have three Asian American members of the Cabinet (one of them, Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke is married to one of our very own Miss Asian America 1986, Mona Lee Locke). Read more »

Asian American Community & Our Nation

Aug 23, 2008

Message from Our President & Founder

ROSE CHUNG

2008 is an important year for Asian Americans. With the Beijing Olympics and warming relations over the Taiwan Straits and the Korean peninsula, Americans, and indeed the world, are paying added attention to the future of Asia.
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A Much Larger and Dynamic Tapestry

Aug 11, 2007

Message from Our President & Founder

ROSE CHUNG

We are in the midst of witnessing an unprecedented era of increasing global connectivity, integration and interdependence and Asian Americans are increasingly forming global connections, rediscovering their native cultures, languages, and peoples.

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Look Forward to New Challenges and Changes

Aug 05, 2006

Message from Our President & Founder

ROSE CHUNG

It is my pleasure and honor to welcome you to the 21st Annual Miss Asian America Pageant!
As we look forward to new challenges and changes in the coming decade, it is important to reflect on the work and mission of the Miss Asian America Pageant.
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