Sip Shop Swap 2009

AWGC host first Sip, Shop and Swap event at the Mertz Gilmore Foundation

Co-hosted with the NY Women’s Foundation Circle of Sisters for Social Change, we learned about wines with Tuhina De O’Connor. All guests brought gently used items from their closets for a silent auction, and left-overs were swapped. A fun evening with friends and allies. Thank you!

South Asian International Film Festival

The Asian Women Giving Circle proudly supports The Up Close & Personal series at the South Asian International Film Festival The Up Close & Personal series at The Rubin Museum of Art on Saturday, Oct. 25th. The Series Includes: A Drop of Life Healthy. Happy. Holi Kerala Brides Lalbatti Holding Fast

Living Portrait at the Edward Hopper Studio

The Living Portrait (2007 Grantee) It announces the artist reception, the 11 day installation and the panel discussion. Considering that a recent newspaper article stated that 50% of undergraduate women say they have experienced emotional, physical or sexual violence stemming from personal relationships before or during college using the Living Portrait to educate, raise awareness and to offer opportunities for …

The Asian Women Giving Circle in AsianWeek

New York City women ‘geh-t’ Together to Give Big by Emily Leach Mar 23, 2008 The smallest piece of the pie, the least amount of visibility and little financial support are all terms that describe the Asian Pacific Islander nonprofit sector—but Hali Lee and her organization, the Asian Women Giving Circle, are working to change that.

Annual Celebration of Arts and Activism 2008


2nd Annual Celebration of Arts and Activism at the Asian American Writers’ Workshop

The Asian Women Giving Circle celebrated its second year of grantmaking at the Asian American Writers’ Workshop on March 5, 2008. At this second annual Celebration of Arts and Activism, we heard from our 2007 grantees, whose projects are in progress: Andolan, the Asian American Writers’ Workshop, documentary filmmaker Socheata Poeuv, the Museum of the Chinese in the Americas, the New York Asian Women’s Center, and Saya! Desi Girls on Da Rise.

Learn more about 2008 Grant Projects

South Asian International Film Festival 2007

The Asian Women Giving Circle proudly sponsor two documentaries, Bare  and The Sky Below, at the 2007 South Asian International Film Festival October 3-9, 2007, New York City Documentary Series 1 Rubin Museum of Art BARE India / SAIFF Premiere / 2007 English Director: Santana Issar Duration: 11 mins Synopsis: In the piecing together of home videos shot by her parents …

Asian American International Film Festival 2007

The Asian Women Giving Circle is proud to co-sponsor three films made by our grantees to be screened at the 2007 Asian American International Film Festival (AAIFF). Asian Women Giving Circle Reception to Meet the Directors Sunday, July 22nd, 2007 4-6pm Spice Restaurant 1411 2nd Ave (between 74th and 75th St.) RSVP to events@asianwomengivingcircle.org The filmmakers and their projects exemplify the Circle’s …