Awards and Recognitions
RECOGNITIONS, AWARDS, & OTHER SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
USA Martial Arts Hall of Fame Award, May 25, 2016
NAPAW, 2012 Asian American Woman of High Achievements Award, U.S.
Department of Health & Human Services, May 30, 2012
NAAAP 100, 25th NAAAP Annual Convention and Job Fair, Boston, August 13, 2011, Boston, MA, USA
“Above and Beyond Junior League of Washington” Award, Junior League of Washington, May, 2010, Washington, DC, USA
Orphan International Worldwide 2010 Global Citizenship Award for Leadership in Helping Humanity, February 28, 2010, New York, NY, USA
ILF (International Leadership Foundation) Award, July 23, 2009, Washington, DC, USA
EAWC (Euro-American Women’s Council) “Goddess Artemis” Award, July 23, 2009, Athens, Greece
Award from the Mayor of Athens, July 22, 2009, Athens, Greece President’s Volunteer Service Award, Daily Point of Light Honoree,
Number: 3983, Points of Light Institute, created by the Administration of President George H. W. Bush, May 11, 2009, USA
Asian Academy Hall of Fame, February 4, 2008, Beijing, China
UBS PaineWebber Excellence Award, 2002, New York City, NY, USA
Lancôme President’s Circle Award, April 1996, San Francisco, USA
Indie Excellence Awards 2009 Winners Finalists
Finalist in the Biography Category: White Pearl and I: A Memoir of a Political Refugee by Svetlana Kim.
2009 New York Book Festival Winners List
Honorable Mention of White Pearl & I: A Memoir of a Political Refugee.
National Press Club ev
ent: OWL to Release Mother’s Day Report, Honor Women Encore Entrepreneurs