|Houston, Texas - The Asian Pacific American Heritage Association (APAHA) presents Ina Monica Georgescu, a University of Texas researcher, who will be sharing the results of her study on the Asian businesses锟斤拷 economic impact on the Texas economy. The importance of this data is helpful in positively influencing public policy within the city, region, and state. |
Georgescu is the Distinguished Speaker Series in November. Her report includes the most recent city and county-level available information regarding Asian American population and Asian American businesses, as well as their contribution to the economy of Texas. The study is divided into 4 parts, corresponding to 4 main regions of Texas, Dallas, Houston, San Antonio and Austin. Each of the four parts contains a comparative analysis of the Asian population in the region, county, main city, and demographics. After the description of the Asian population, Georgescu will also show the progress of the Asian-owned companies within specific locales since the last Census.
Currently, Ina Georgescu works as a researcher at the University of Texas at Austin, at the Center for Asian American Studies where she completed the aforementioned study. She is also an expert speaker on the European environment and sustainable development, as she worked in real estate in Romania, and earned two Master锟斤拷s degrees in Monitoring and Management of the Environment, and Advanced European and International Studies. Recently, Georgescu has earned a third Master锟斤拷s in Economics from UT.
The event will take place on Friday, October 21, 2011, 6:30 -8:30 p.m., at the Kim Son Restaurant, 12750 Southwest Freeway, Stafford, Texas 77477. Tickets are $15 for APAHA members, $25 for non-members, and $500 for table sponsorship (10 seats). For more information or to RSVP contact Alma Ybarra at 713-784-1112, RSVP@apaha.org, by October 18th.