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While AAWOL is a blogspace by Asian American women for Asian American women, we want to make good information available to you from all sources that God provides.  Cissy Brady-Rogers is one of those great sources, and she is a faithful reader and responder of our blog.  Here’s an article in which she writes about self-promotion and how that is related to self-love and mutual loving. (more…)

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Hello everyone!

We appreciated all of you taking your precious time this past Saturday to celebrate our book with us. Being with you all and hearing how you resonate with our stories was, indeed, gratifying!  Naming the leadership journey of Asian American Christian women leaders was a seed that germinated three decades ago, and it has been a long and winding path of waiting patiently for God’s timing.  You all exceeded our expectations by showing up and affirming the hunger for such stories as in Mirrored Reflections!

There is a power of telling our collective stories in a third space that intersects generations, ethnicities, gender and seminary affiliations.  Our common stories transcend all the pseudo “isms” that pigeonhole us.  You all made it possible for us to continue to create a third space — an alternative space that builds bridges, instead of burning them.  Thank you all for making this dream a reality.  Special kudos to the AAWOL authors who have persevered the unpredictable journey of faith in completing the task.

With joy,

Young Lee Hertig

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The women’s initiative of ISAAC invites you to our 2008 “Healthy Leadership Retreat: Peacemaking Inside Out Through Inner Harmony”

Facilitated by Rev. Young Lee Hertig, Ph.D

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Saturday, February 23, 2008 – 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Azusa Pacific University (APU) East Campus, Wilden Hall, 2nd floor

If we do not understand that the enemy is within, we will find a thousand ways of making someone ‘out there’ into the enemy, becoming leaders who oppress rather than liberate others.
-Parker Palmer, Let Your Life Speak (more…)

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CALL FOR PROPOSALS
From the Association of Asian American Studies list

Asian American/Asian Research Institute
CUNY CONFERENCE ON ASIAN AMERICAN WOMEN
Celebrating Successes, Meeting Challenges

Friday, May 16, 2008
CUNY Graduate Center – Elebash Recital Hall
365 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York (more…)

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Writers’ Feedback Gathering
Friday, October 26, 2007
4:00 – 8:00 pm
Catalyst, Fuller Theological Seminary

Unlike our male counterparts, Asian American Evangelical Women (AAEW) of each generation often find ourselves lacking a safe space and role models, causing us to resort to a perpetual pioneering state.  Internalizing extreme belief systems of the East and the West and integrating them with Christianity, many AAEW leaders face extreme pressure, stress, and alienation leading to burnout and depression.  (more…)

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