International Leadership Foundation's 2004 Annual
International Leadership Foundation's 2004 Annual Award
Gala was held on July 15th in Washington D.C. with the presence
of Hon. Norman Mineta, Secretary of Transportation, Hon.
Elaine Chao, Secretary of Labor and Dr. John B. Tsu, Chairman
Emeritus who is also Chairman of U.S. Foundation for International
Economic Policy and many other distinguished guests. The
Foundation's mission is to promote the civic awareness, involvement
and effectiveness of Asian Pacific Americans and overseas
Asians. The Public Affairs Program provides future Asian
American leaders with a practical understanding of how the
government works. The Foundation collaborates with other
entities which share the same wish to achieve the same goal.
U.S.Foundation for International Economic Policy supports
the goals of International Leadership Foundation.
Dr. Teruhisa Moukuno of Japan was named as one
of the 2004 Leadership Award Honorees in recognizing the leadership he
has been demonstrating for improving care for the elderly by establishing
collaborative training programs with John F. Kennedy University and its
supporting professional groups in Northern California in order to enhance
the quality of young professional persons who are engaged in social and
care services for the elderly. The U.S. Foundation has been playing the
key role in promoting this collaborative and international exchange programs
between Japan and the United States for the furtherance of international
cooperation in the field of social and care services for the elderly.
We are pleased that Dr. John B. Tsu was awarded a special citation
and Dr. Teruhisa Mokuno was named as 2004
Leadership Award Honoree, the first person from Japan.
Acting Chairman & Executive Director
U.S. Foundation for International Economic Policy
August 2, 2004