Past Events

Wednesday, May 21, 2015

2nd State of Asian Women’s Health in MA Conference

Tufts University, Sackler 114 Conference Center
145 Harrison Ave.
Boston, MA 02111

Conference Notes: Compilation of SAWH Conference Notes



Malik – Saheli Support and Friendship for South Asian Families

Veth – Lowell Community Health Center Teen BLOCK

Coltin – Measuring Health Initiatives at the Organization Level

Simpson – Department of Public Health

Mehegan – National Health Indicators for Asian Women (US Dept of Health and Human Services)

Ferrer – Local Data on Asian Women’s Health in Boston


Friday, October 4, 2013

7:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EDT)

CelebrAsians: Cancer Walk on the Runway!

Dance Union
16 Bow Street
Somerville, MA 02143

Thank you to everyone who attended and supported us!
Asian Women for Health raised over $10,000 from this event!
We are so grateful for your generosity!

CelebrAsians was a benefit fashion show hosted by AWFH to engage, empower and enable Asian women who are impacted by cancers.

Fifteen Asian cancer survivors shared their inspiring stories and modeled creations from leading Asian designers.

Emcee: Lola Tom, Director of Business Development and Asian Services at Multicultural Home Care

Event website:

This event was sponsored by South Cove Community Health Center, Friends of Mel Foundation, Cafe Tango, Tantric India Bistro, Snappy Sushi, Shiseido, Sunhee Choi Design, Social Good Marketing, Tri-Star Printing, and Community Cooks


Wednesday, May 29, 2013

8:00 AM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

The State of Asian Women’s Health in Massachusetts Forum

Federal Reserve Building, Boston

Thank you to everyone who made this event a huge success!

Please enjoy photos from the event!

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Asian Women for Health presents the The State of Asian Women’s Health in Massachusetts, a conference for policy makers, service providers, and community-based organizations that serve Asian women. Our goal is to highlight service gaps, identify program priorities, and provide a venue for stakeholder engagement and collaboration.

Mabel S. Lam, Ph.D.
President, Massachusetts Psychological Association
Co-founder, Jasmine Asian Women Giving Circle

Marian Mehegan, DDS, MPH
Regional Women’s Health Coordinator, USDHHS OASH Region I

Chris Chanyasulkit
Commissioner, MA Asian American Commission and MA Commission on the Status of Women

Please find copies of the presentatiosn and an executive summary of the conference takeaways in our resources!

This event was sponsored by the Massachusetts Comprehensive Cancer and Control Program and presented in partnership with Asian American Diabetes Initiative/Joslin Diabetes Center, Asian-American Women’s Sexual Health Initiative Project (AWSHIP)/Boston University, Asian Mental Health Program/Cambridge Health Alliance, Safe Nail Salon Project/Boston Public Health Commission, Tufts Cancer Center, Southeast Asian Coalition, The Breaking Silences Project, Teen Block/Lowell Community Health Center, Dorchester House, Best Corp.