HONOLULU (Sept. 21, 2011) – Mangmang Qiu Brown has joined the East-West Center Foundation, the EWC’s separate fundraising arm, as its new Vice President for Development. She will be responsible for the overall planning and management of development strategies for the Foundation.
“We are pleased to welcome such an accomplished executive as Mangmang to the East-West Center’s management team at this critical time, when private fundraising has become even more important,” said EWC President Charles E. Morrison. “We will be relying on her to help identify new funding streams that can help position the Center for a secure future for many years to come.”
Ms. Brown comes to EWC with a diverse professional background in government, law, nonprofit management and more than 20 years of international engagement. She was most recently with the University of Hawai‘i Foundation as the Assistant Vice-President responsible for strategic planning and managing the Foundation's international relationships, with a primary focus on Asia and the Pacific. As part of the campus leadership team, Ms. Brown oversaw development operations for the university’s flagship Manoa campus, leading a team of about a dozen fundraising professionals.
Ms. Brown's prior professional experience includes Honolulu Deputy Prosecuting Attorney, as well as program officer for high level legal exchanges with China and the World Economic Forum's China partners. She serves as the Hearing Officer for the Hawai‘i Supreme Court's Office of Disciplinary Council, and on the Board of the Sun Yat-sen Hawaii Foundation. She holds J.D. and M.B.A. degrees from the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa and a B.A. in economics from Peking University, China.
Carol Fox, who was previously responsible for the EWC Foundation, has been appointed Director for Special Projects, focusing primarily on U.S.-China projects.