By Pallavi Rudraraju, VA Middle School Program Coordinator Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff This week marks the first full week of Spring (regardless of what Punxsutawney Phil has to say about it), and with fast-approaching, warm weather and bright sunshine comes a new focus on leadership and career exploration in the VA Middle School programs. Last week, VAMS youth had wo
By Diane Bui, Maryland High School Program Coordinator
Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Staff
One of the most exciting leadership opportunities AALEAD youth have is the chance to serve on our yearly youth council. Youth meet on a monthly basis to discuss what they hope to accomplish in programs, and help support planning events for their fellow AALEAD peers.
Meet the AALEAD Board
By Neel Saxena, Executive Director Photos Courtesy of AALEAD Board The AALEAD Board is a group of individuals who are responsible for overseeing the AALEAD's activities and meet periodically to discuss and vote on the affairs of the organization. AALEAD's Board is made up of 12 individuals representing 8 Asian ethnic groups as well as a balance of other identities that reflect AALEAD’s families including varied religions, educational attainment, age, gender, and careers. The primary r