March 11, 2011
The Alabama Asian Cultures Foundation is participating in the Prize2theFuture competition sponsored by the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham. Members of our five-member team, named Visionaries2theFuture, are Bob Davis - Chairman, Bruce Herrington, Mike Kemp, Dr. Helen Kim, and Leda Summer.
Visionaries2theFuture is as diverse as the talents each team member brings to the competition. Bob Davis, team chair and a retired educator, is the Alabama Asian Cultures Foundation President. Dr. Helen Kim, a Korean-American, is the Foundation Vice President and researcher/faculty member at UAB. They bring the vision and four years of detailed planning to the team. Bruce Herrington is a former President of the Birmingham Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and is principal in a local architectural firm. Mike Kemp, an African-American, formerly with Hoar Construction Company, has recently opened his own local construction program development and management company, and brings considerable experience in planning and management of construction projects to the team. Leda Summer, a Chinese-American, is a computer technology consultant, and until recently was a members of the Foundation Board of Directors. She just finished managing the 2011 Birmingham Chinese New Year Festival, and has many connections to organizations in the local Chinese community.
For more information on Prize2thefuture please take a look at the official competition website.