This past weekend, the Asia Society Southern California held their 2022 Annual Gala honoring Eileen Gu (Global Ambassador), Chloe Kim (Sports Visionary), Stella Li (Asian Women Empowered Visionary), Takeshi Niinami (Business Visionary) and Pachinko(Cultural Visionaries) presented by Awkwafina. Additionally, ASSC’s emcee Kara Wang received a surprise ASSC MVP honor presented by A24’s Everything Everywhere All At Once lead Stephanie Hsu.
Soji Arai, Jin Ha, Minha Kim, Soo Hugh & Michael Ellenberg of Pachinko receive the ‘Cultural Visionaries’ honor of the evening.
Eileen Gu receives the ‘Global Ambassador’ honor.
Awkwafina presents the ‘Cultural Visionaries’ honor of the evening.
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