Keynote Speakers & Honorary Directors

2012 Michael ShiosakI

2013 RO YOON

2014 NORMA TIMBANG
2015 Justice MARY YU

2016 Brooklyn BUENAVENTURA

2017  DANYAL LOTFI
2018 Jill Mangaliman
2019 EJ AGOOT
​2020 Dr. Kevin WANG




Mission


Founded in 2012, Pride ASIA's mission is to celebrate, empower and nurture the multi-cultural diversity of the LGBTQ communities through the Asian Pacific Islander lens.


Pride ASIA is a proud member of the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA).



2019/2020 DIRECTORS


EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Aleksa Manila, Founder

Arnaldo! Drag Chanteuse


LOGISTICS & OPERATIONS
Lu Ying
Vacant


FINANCE & FUNDRAISING

Kince de Vera

Matthew Spahn


MEDIA & ADVERTISING

Atasha Manila
Dutchess Drew


COMMUNITY ADVISORY

Gaysha Starr

Nhan Thai


SPONSORS

Aleksa Manila (2012-Present)

Alexander Thoman-Lawson

Arnaldo! Drag Chanteuse (2012-Present)

Asian Counseling Referral Services (2012)
ASUW Asian Student Commission
Casa de Manila (2012-Present)
Devonation by Devon Yan (2012-Present)
Dignity Seattle
DJ Lu Ying / DJ Moist Towelette / Shameless Productions (2012-Present)
Gabriela (formerly Pinay Sa Seattle)

Gaysha Starr
HIV Vaccine Trials Unit (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center)

International Examiner (2017)
Jai Thai Restaurant (2012)

Jasmine Mac / Nijo Sushi Restaurant
Kelcema Productions (2012-Present)
Lifelong AIDS Alliance
National Queer Asian & Pacific Islander Alliance (2012-Present)
Neighbours Nightclub

Partners In Change (Equity In Education Coalition)
Root Table Restaurant by Tanya (2012-2019)

Seattle Art Museum

Seattle Asian Art Museum

Seattle Counseling Service 
Seattle Gay News

Seattle Gay Scene (2017)

Seattle Pride (2017-2019)

Seattle Public Library
Social Outreach Seattle (2012 to 2016)
United Territories of Pacific Islanders Association
Wing Luke Museum

Directors Emeritus

Victor Loo (2012)

Karl Marx Reyes (2013)

Ro Yoon (2014)

Elaine Agoot (2014-2015)

Devon Yan-Berrong (2012-2016)

Yee-shin Huang (2012-2017)

Jason Chan/ Wu Wei (2017)

Irene Legaspi (2015-2017)

Quyen Luu (2012-2017)

Shaun Knittel (2012-2017)