OAKLAND — The 2013 annual meeting of the Japanese American Women Alumnae of UC Berkeley will be held Saturday, April 13, at Yoshi’s Oakland, 510 Embarcadero West at Jack London Square.

Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye

Business meeting begins at 10:45 a.m., luncheon at 11:15 a.m.; program follows from 12 to 3 p.m. Buy tickets at www.jawaucb.org.

The keynote speaker will be Chief Justice of California Tani Cantil-Sakauye, who was sworn into office on Jan. 3, 2011. She is the first Asian American and the second woman to serve as the state’s chief justice.

This year’s recipients of JAWAUCB undergraduate and graduate student scholarships will be recognized:

Ai Nakazawa, College of Letters and Science, Undeclared

Megumi Ito, College of Letters and Science, nutritional sciences

Tomoyo Takahashi, College of Letters and Science, sociology

Sarah Koehler, Graduate School, mechanical engineering

Gloria Saika Imagire was selected the 2013 Alumna of the Year for her dedicated work as a public health nurse and her tireless volunteerism and leadership serving community organizations, including the Asian Community Health Center in Sacramento, the United Methodist Church, and the JAWAUCB.

An election will be held for board members and officers. Volunteers are invited to serve on the board. CAA (California Alumni Association) membership required. About five daytime meetings are held annually in Berkeley.

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