Diaspora philanthropy – an Asian American Perspective

In April, I attended the Asian Pacific Philanthropy Consortium’s conference on Diaspora Philanthropy: An Agent of Change in Asia Pacific Communities. The conference brought together over 130+ individuals from all over the world to Hanoi, Vietnam to discuss the growing trends of diaspora philanthropy. I provide my understanding of the growth of disapora philanthropy and some general characteristics of Asian American donors in the U.S.