Asia Society celebrated women in the U.S. space program with NASA flight director Pooja Jesrani, astronaut Jasmin Moghbeli, and Jet Propulsion Lab engineer Grace Tan-Wang in its Bank of America Women's Leadership Series season finale.
Artist Hong Hong, featured in the site-specific installation 'The Mountain That Does Not Describe a Circle,' reflected on the process of creating large-scale paper works and explored topics such as materiality and sensation.
Asia Society Texas Center welcomed Ambassador Myung-Soo Ahn, Consul General of the Republic of Korea in Houston, to discuss current and future U.S.–South Korea relations ahead of President Moon Jae-In's scheduled visit to Washington, D.C.
On the 139th anniversary of the Chinese Exclusion Act, Stop AAPI Hate's Dr. Russell Jeung, Georgia State Rep. Bee Nguyen, Compassion in Oakland's Katrina Ramos, and CNN's Amara Walker spoke on the year-long swell of anti-Asian racism.
In conversation with the New York Times' Tokyo bureau chief Motoko Rich, Asia Society Policy Institute vice president Wendy Cutler and Columbia University professor Takako Hikotani discussed areas of cooperation between the U.S. and Japan.
Asia Society Texas Center welcomed local small business owners Minh Nguyen and Quynh Nguyen and Tim Jeffcoat, director of the U.S. Small Business Administration in Houston, to discuss challenges and hopes after a year of the COVID economy.
In conversation with ASTC vice chair Martyn E. Goossen, Taiwan digital minister Audrey Tang shared how Taiwan achieved post-pandemic normalcy last spring through the creative and collaborative use of technology and open data.