EngageAsia is a not-for-profit corporation with a mission of engaging teachers in innovative programs that build cross-cultural understanding and foster community throughout the Pacific Rim. EngageAsia's programs transform teachers in order to ultimately impact students, schools, and communities.

Directed by top experts in US-Asia relations, EngageAsia is headquartered in the United States with 501(c)3 tax exempt status from the IRS governed by an independent Board of Trustees.  EngageAsia is a member of the National Council for the Social Studies, the New York Council on Nonprofits (NYCON) as well as Nonprofit Westchester and has been selected as an Institute of International Education (IIE) Generation Study Abroad Commitment Partner.  

 

BOard of Trustees & LEADERSHIP

Mr. David P. Janes, Chair of the Board & Treasurer
Director of Foundation Grants & Assistant to the President,
United States-Japan Foundation

Mr. Stomu Miyazaki, Co-Founder
Architectural Designer
Chair, Hammond Museum & Japanese Stroll Garden

Dr. Thomas Benson, Secretary
Chair, Council for International Culture and Education
Founder & Executive Director, World Leadership Corps

President Emeritus, Green Mountain College

Dr. George Kosar
Director of Foundation Relations, Boston University

Dr. Yasuyuki Owada
Professor Emeritus, University of Redlands
Former Chair, Japan ICU Foundation

Mrs. Nozomi Terao
Founder, Msterio

 

ADVISERS

Ms. Patricia Burleson
World Educator, Island View Elementary School, Anacortes, Washington
Teacher of the Year Award Winner, Washington State Council for the Social Studies

Dr. Chin-wen chang
Professor at Tung Fang Design University in Taiwan

mrs. cynthia Chang

mrs. daphne chien-heh y. chang

Mr. James Gannon
Executive Director, Japan Center for International Exchange

MS. JOYCE GROSSBARD
Child Psychotherapist, Expert in healing trauma through art

REV. ching-fen hsiao
retired clergy, united church of christ
former east Asia and pacific regional executive, ucbwm
former executive director, japan icu foundation

Mrs. Daniela Z. Kaisth
President, Gratias Partners

Dr. Marleen Kassel
Director of International and Civic Engagement Projects, Queens College of the City University of New York

Ms. lin kobayashi
Co-Founder and Chair of the Board, International School of Asia, karuizawa

Ms. Su Hwei Lin
President of Manhattan Portage Worldwide Corp in NY

Mr. John Pearson
Director of Major Leadership Gifts (retired), Rutgers University Foundation

Dr. Maya Soetoro-Ng
Director of Community Outreach and Global Learning, Matsunaga Institute for Peace & Conflict Resolution

Ms. Suzanne Tiapula
Director, Ho'omaluhia, Family Violence and Sexual Assault Institute - Hawaii Pacific
Distinguished Fellow, Institute on Violence, Abuse & Trauma

Dr. David Vikner
President Emeritus, United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia & Japan ICU Foundation

Dr. Juefei Wang
Program Director, The Freeman Foundation


TRANSPARENCY

EngageAsia's EIN Number is: 47-0987232
501(c)(3) Designation