First Lady Barbara Bush passed away on the evening of April 17 at the home she shared with the 41st U.S. President George H.W. Bush in the Tanglewood neighborhood of Houston. Along with former U.S. Ambassador Roy M. Huffington, she helped establish Asia Society Texas Center in 1979.
Eric Muthondu, a senior at Foster High School in Southwest Houston and a Young Leaders Institute (YLI) participant in 2016 and an assistant in 2017, has a tough choice to make: where to matriculate of the dozen Ivy League and globally renowned universities where he was accepted.
Asia Society Texas Center hosted the second Houston India Conference, which convened leaders in diplomacy, industry, journalism, social initiatives, and trade for an open forum on the future of the globe’s second-most populous country.
Asia Society Texas Center celebrated the diversity of Asia on March 3 at its annual Gala, paying homage to Honorees Sylvia and Gordon Quan, longtime Asia Society advocates. Proceeds topped $1.2 million, well past the fundraising goal.
Asia Society Texas Center announces the appointment of Michael Buening as Asia Society’s first-ever Director of Education and Outreach and Joy Partain as ASTC’s new Senior Vice President and Head of Marketing and Communications.