24th Annual Poster

Sheryl M. Anderson

Filipino | Age: 26 | San Francisco, CA
Academics: San Francisco State University
Platform: Supporting multi-racial youth in exploring their diverse cultures
Sponsor: State Farm Insurance

Angel Chang

Miss Congeniality

Chinese | Age: 23 | Fullerton, CA
Academics: UC San Diego
Platform: Pre-K education for young Asian American children.
Sponsor: La Monir

Amy Monmaly Chanthaphavong

Miss Asian America Queen

Laotian & Vietnamese | Age: 27 | New York, NY
Academics: Parsons
Platform: Preserving the family unit
Sponsors: Lao Community Cultural Center and Softagon

Patti To-Diep

Chinese | Age: 22 | Aurora, CO
Academics: University of Colorado
Platform: To encourage children to turn dreams into goals

Carolyn Fung

Third Princess

Chinese | Age: 23 | San Jose, CA
Academics: Notre Dame De Namur University
Platform: Comprehensive Education for Children

Lily Hope

Thai & Chinese | Age: 20 | Los Angeles, CA
Academics: Santa Monica College
Platform: Community Involvement and Volunteerism

Jane Hwang

Miss Photogenic

Korean | Age: 19 | San Mateo, CA
Academics: UC Merced
Platform: Role models in life.
Sponsors: Koreana Plaza and Associated Building Enterprises, Inc.

Jenna-Lynn Kam

Chinese, Korean, Japanese | Age: 24 | Honolulu, HI
Academics: Sacred Heart Academy
Platform: Do not misjudge others

Serim Kang

Miss Community Service

Korean | Age: 22 | Sacramento, CA
Academics: University of California at Davis
Platform: Alleviating poverty and homelessness

Kristine Law

Second Princess & Miss Asian San Francisco

Chinese | Age: 23 | Fremont, CA
Academics: San Francisco State University
Platform: Human trafficking awareness
Sponsor: Fong Brothers Printing

Annie Liu

Taiwanese & Chinese | Age: 24 | Rowland Heights, CA
Academics: University of California, Riverside
Platform: Asian American Elderly
Sponsor: Man Investment Group

Katlyn Thanh-Nha Bui Nguyen

Vietnamese | Age: 21 | San Jose, CA
Academics: San Jose State University

Victoria Pham

First Princess & Miss Asian California

Vietnamese | Age: 19 | Fremont, CA
Academics: Certified Van Lang Vietnamese school educator 2008
Platform: Girls’ self-esteem
Sponsor: Samuels Jewelers Valley Fair

Patherine Phattanathum

Miss Scholastic Achievement

Thai | Age: 21 | Gilbert, AZ
Academics: Arizona State University
Platform: Domestic Violence
Sponsor: MIss Asian Arizona

Laura Yang Sallette

Chinese & Italian | Age: 25 | San Jose, CA
Academics: Santa Clara University
Platform: Mental Health Awareness
Sponsor: Sing Tao Daily

Veronica Sartori

Chinese, Taiwanese, Italian | Age: 21 | Fremont, CA
Academics: University of California, Davis
Platform: Bridging Hi-Tech’s Gender Gap
Sponsor: Jeffrey Won of Morgan Stanley Smith Barney

Tiffany Tam

Miss Talent

Chinese | Age: 22 | San Jose, CA
Academics: University of California Berkeley
Platform: Woman’s body and unrealistic expectations
Sponsor: Vincent Liang, D.D.S.

Bich Dao Tran

Vietnamese & Cambodian | Age: 19 | San Francisco, CA
Academics: City College of San Francisco, UC Davis
Platform: Saving Street Children from Hunger and Poverty

Jena Vue

Hmong | Age: 27 | Oroville, CA
Academics: Concordia University
Platform: Redefining Women In Today’s Society

Maria Wong

Chinese | Age: 21 | San Francisco, CA
Academics: Skyline College of San Mateo
Platform: Understanding of the LGBT Community
Sponsors: California Property Guide and Korean Martial Arts Center

Jasmine Yuan

Chinese | Age: 24 | San Francisco, CA
Academics: University of Phoenix
Platform: Art education
Sponsor: The Ivy Group

Jane Zhen Zhao

Chinese | Age: 24 | S. San Francisco, CA
Academics: San Francisco State University
Platform: Bone Marrow Donor Awareness

Mengying Annie Zhou

Chinese | Age: 19 | San Jose, CA
Academics: UC Santa Cruz
Platform: Profanity and the Casual Misuse
Sponsor: The Harker School

Poster Credit:

Poster Designed by Thomas Li | Photos by Penny Wong-Belleza, David Yu, Willy Yau, and Calvin Jeng

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