Making Positive Contributions to Society Through Philanthropic Giving

March 4, 2013
Hosted by Audrey E. Kitagawa

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Vikrom Kromadit, Founder and Chairman of the Amata Foundation, ranked by Forbes Magazine as one of the 40 richest men in Thailand, was recognized as Personality of the Year in 2008 by Foreign Direct Investment Magazine. Author of the best seller, Be a Better Man, he is traveling throughout Asia in a Caravan of four large buses to meet with people directly. He has his own radio program, a TV series called Asia Rising, and is the star of a feature length documentary film called Driven, which will capture his travels across Asia. He strives to lay the educational foundation for the country’s youth, promote sports, artistic and cultural preservation, and encourage environmental management. He created the Amata Art Award, which is well known and accepted by artists in Thailand, and the Amata Writer Award, which honors talented Thai authors who have been writing continuously for 20 years or more. Awardees' works are displayed at the Amata Castle, which serves as a cultural arts center.

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Our Sacred Journey will inspire others to share their love, compassion and kindness as a powerful way of actualizing the reality of the Divine in our daily lives. Our fascinating guests are global citizens who live and manifest their values, principles and ideals. You’ll hear the broad spectrum of life experiences that moved these passionate, courageous people through the hallways of such global institutions as the United Nations, to the villages in developing countries. We will discuss what it means to live as global citizens from the foundation of our inner spirituality, values and beliefs. Our potential to create a harmonious, cooperative present and future arising out of our own creativity and commitment to make valuable contributions to humanity will weave a beautiful tapestry of our sacred journey together.

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Audrey E. Kitagawa

Audrey E. Kitagawa

Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Audrey E. Kitagawa, is a cum laude graduate of the University of Southern California, and a graduate of Boston College Law School. She practiced law in Honolulu for twenty years. At the time of her retirement in 1996, Ms. Kitagawa had a Martindale-Hubbel AV rating, (i.e. highest rating for professional and ethical excellence in the legal profession). She is President of the Light of Awareness International Spiritual Family, a nondenominational, ecumenical, spiritual community with broad global outreach. She is the former Advisor to the Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary General for Children and Armed Conflict at the United Nations, and the former Vice President/Trustee of Council For A Parliament of The World’s Religions, one of the world’s largest conveners of communities of faith. She is currently a Founding Trustee of the New York City Peace Museum.

She has been enstooled into the royal family as the Nekoso Hemaa (i.e.Queen Mother of Development), of Ajiyamanti in Ghana, West Africa, and has a school named after her in her African name, the Nana Ode Anyankobea Junior Secondary School. She has published articles in World Affairs, The Journal of International Issues. She has authored chapters for three books, and has been listed in Who's Who of American Law, Who's Who of American Women, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the World, and Prominent People of Hawaii.

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