15 million commitment from Wells Fargo to APIASF in 2014.
Wells Fargo is excited to celebrate the Lunar New Year with the AsianAmerican community," said Arati Randolph, Wells Fargo senior vice president, corporate communications and APIASF board member.
Toyota is proud to celebrate the outstanding academic achievements and community service of the 21 APIASF scholars, said Tracey Doi, Toyota group vice president and chief financial officer.
In addition to Toyota s corporate contribution, the Toyota Giving Circle, an organization that allows associates to donate to their chosen charity, partnered with Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy to contribute to the APIASF scholarships this year.
When I first came to APIASF in 2008, I kept reading reports about achievement gaps among Blacks, Hispanics and Native Americans.
So arming himself with statistical data, Horikoshi trooped up and down the Beltway explaining to education agencies, legislators and stakeholders not only the mission of APIASF, but how some Asians and Pacific Islanders have substantially lower rates of degree attainment than their ethnic and racial counterparts.