The opening plenary at AAPIP’s 2017 National Network Convening and Annual Meeting: “Elevating AAPI Philanthropy: Leaders. Knowledge. Impact.” featured historian Jean-Paul deGuzman of the University of California, Los Angeles. Dr.
AAPIP believes that philanthropy has a responsibility and role in fostering a thriving civil society by meeting urgent needs and investing in our collective future. As part of a rapidly changing philanthropic landscape, philanthropists of giving circles are contributing to the increasing and enduring investment in AAPI communities and issues. Sara Tian, co-chair of Saffron Circle's grantmaking committee, shares her story.