EWCA Outstanding Chapter Award

Nominations are being accepted for the EWCA Outstanding Chapter Award. This award was first presented in July, 2000 at the EWC/EWCA International Conference. The first recipient, the EWCA Philippines Chapter, was honored for hosting the 1999 EWCA Regional Conference in Manila and for a wide variety of programs and services it has provided to its members.


To recognize outstanding EWCA Chapters which have provided significant contributions to the goals and programs of EWCA.

  • An active and committed group of chapter leaders who support the mission of the Center and the goals of EWCA,
  • Quality programs which expand the outreach of the Center into local communities  
  • an active membership,  
  • a pro-active approach in organizing events and activities that benefit the local EWCA and the Center 
  • Successes in providing networking opportunities, professional activities, and social events which interest and benefit the local alumni.

Selection Process

Nominations will be solicited from members of the EWCA Executive Board, EWCA Chapters, and the Associates Office. Nominations will be reviewed by the EWCA Nominating Committee and recommendations will be made to the EWCA Executive Board for final disposition.


Up to a maximum of three awards may be presented each year.

Award Presentation

An appropriate certificate or plaque will be provided to the selected chapter/s during an EWCA event such as an EWCA Conference, EWCA Board Meeting, or Chapter Leaders Meeting.

Deadline for Receipt of Nominations

January 15. The nomination should provide sufficient information to clearly identify the nominee's contributions based on the five criteria listed above. The nomination should be endorsed/signed by at least three EWCA alumni members.

Submit Nominations to:

Office of Alumni Engagement, East-West Center, 1601 East-West Road, Honolulu, Hawaii 96848, Fax: 808-944-7212, or email to [email protected]


Past Outstanding Chapter Awardees


EWCA Asia Pacific Leadership Program (APLP) Chapter

EWCA Chennai, India Chapter


EWCA Dhaka, Bangladesh Chapter

EWCA Manila, Philippines Chapter


EWCA Chennai, India Chapter

EWCA Islamabad, Pakistan Chapter


EWCA Lahore, Pakistan Chapter


EWCA Brisbane, Australia Chapter

EWCA Okinawa, Japan Chapter


EWCA Asian Studies Development Program (ASDP) Chapter

EWCA Kathmandu, Nepal Chapter

EWCA Jakarta, Indonesia Chapter


EWCA Bangkok, Thailand Chapter

EWCA Dhaka, Bangladesh Chapter


EWCA Chennai, India Chapter

EWCA Asia Pacific Leadership Program (APLP) Chapter


EWCA Asian Studies Development Program (ASDP) Chapter

EWCA Hawaii Chapter


EWCA Okinawa Chapter


EWCA Philippines Chapter