To increase the overall representation of
Asian Americans in the public sector.
To develop a talent pipeline for Asian Americans to enhance and support participation in civic and public service organizations.
What is the Ancestry of Asian Americans?
"As a first generation Asian American immigrant & former elected public official, I am honored to have established the ASPIRE legacy with my Endowed Scholarship for AAPI students at Houston Community College and The ASPIRE Network to promote Asian American competence in the public sector."
~ Neeta Sane, Elected & Re-elected Houston Community College Trustee (2007-2019)
Founder, The ASPIRE Network, a non-profit 501(c)(3)
Providing Scholarships for
Houston Community College (HCC) Students
who are US citizens and are of
Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Ancestry
ASPIRE to Promote Competence
Create awareness for the Asian Americans on public service and its role in citizenry
Support Asian American talent through mentorship, training, and social networking
Identify Asian Americans' entry barriers to participation in public sector enterprises and establishments
Provide resources for Asian American socioeconomic empowerment
Continue to build coalition with other non-profit organizations to support Asian American Competence
ASPIRE Board of Directors & Officers
Former Elected HCC Trustee District VII
Attorney & Mediator, The Law Office of Vy Nguyen and Associates, PLLC
Dr. Parvin Bagherpour
ASPIRE Vice-President, Global Collaborations
Former HCC Associate Vice-Chancellor, International Student Services
Dr. Muddassir Siddiqi
ASPIRE Vice-President, Strategic Initiatives
President, HCC Central College
ASPIRE Board Member
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