May 28, 2015
In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Ambassador Margaret Uyehara and Embassy Officer Ryan Leong told their personal stories of being part of Asian-American families at American Reading Room in Cetinje. Ambassador Uyehara talked about marrying into an Asian-American family with roots in Okinawa and Hawaii and raising five children. Ryan Leong talked about his experiences growing up in Hawaii and the lessons he learned from his mother, noted Asian-American author Pam Chun.
While in Cetinje, Ambassador Uyehara also met with a group of women entrepreneurs from that town who make beautiful Montenegrin national costumes.