Our Stories

Read the latest news from our campaigns and programs featuring stories and insights directly from our network of community members, giving circle organizers, AAPIP members and philanthropic allies.

Activating the Voices of the API LGBTQ Community

Tue, 2015-11-10
Anjana Sundaram is a Data Officer at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, and Shiho Fuyuki is the Member Services Manager, Mission Investors Exchange. They are AAPIP Seattle's chapter co-chairs.

APIs RISE for API LGBTQ Community

Tue, 2015-11-10
Elaine Abelaye-Mateo is the Principal for Everyday Impact Consulting, whose mission is to build meaningful relationships to create social good. Vince is vice president for University Advancement at California State University, Sacramento. They are both founding members of the APIs RISE Giving Circle.

Conversation with 25 Leaders in Action: Romana Lee-Akiyama

Thu, 2015-10-15
Romana is responsible for leading the grantmaking initiatives of WOMEN'S WAY, including overseeing the Community Women’s Fund and WOMEN’S WAY Action Partners portfolios, as well as managing a technical assistance program for funded agencies.

Conversation with 25 Leaders in Action: Joy Messinger

Tue, 2015-10-13
Joy Messinger is a facilitator, sought-after speaker and educator, and independent nonprofit consultant with graduate degrees in social work and public health and a background in sexuality education, youth development, reproductive justice, adoptee issues, and LGBTQ and Asian American community building.