RepresentAsian: Bowdoin's Asian Alumni Association

Upcoming Events 

Celebrate Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2024

In honor of AAPI Heritage Month, RepresentAsian is delighted to announce that we are hosting gatherings for our fellow alums across several cities. Join us to reconnect with old friends, meet new members of Bowdoin’s AAPI community, and learn more about RepresentAsian as well as how you can get involved. Join the social nearest you:


New York, NY

Host: Hae-Min Gil ‘08


Wednesday, May 1, 2024

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.


The Málà Project, Midtown East

245 E 53rd Street

New York, NY


Register by April 23 here.


Los Angeles, CA

Co-Hosts: Ben Wu ’18 & Matt Yantakosol '10


Tuesday, May 7, 2024

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.


Bulgogi Hut

3600 Wilshire Blvd #100c

Los Angeles, CA 90010


Register by April 29 here.


Boston, MA

Co-Hosts: Chareeda Rustanavibul '18 & Jason Park ‘20


Thursday, May 9, 2024

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.


Nightshift Brewing

1 Lovejoy Wharf #101

Boston, MA


Register by April 30 here.

Washington, DC

Co-Hosts: Melissa Martin ’98 and Andrew Park ‘15


Thursday, May 9, 2024

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.


Bar Chinois

455 I Street NW

Washington D.C.


Register by April 30 here.


San Francisco, CA

Co-Hosts: Abe Sharma ‘08, Mark Lucci ’04, & David Wu ‘17


Thursday, May 9, 2024

6:30 – 8:30 p.m.


Sunset Squares Pizza & Craft Beer

59 9th Street

San Francisco, CA 94103


Register by April 30 here.

Recent events

  • Homecoming 2023 Dinner with Students
  • AAPI Month events in May 2023
    • Boston
    • San Francisco
    • Reunion 2023
    • Virtual
    • NYC

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RepresentAsian: Bowdoin's Asian Alumni Association
2023 – 2025 Leadership

Matt Yantakosol

Matt Yantakosol ’10

Leadership Position: President

Location: Cape Elizabeth, ME

Profession: Automotive Content Creator


Sara Edel

Sara Edel ’02

Leadership Position: Vice President

Location: Honolulu, HI

Profession: Principal, Consumer Market Research


Melissa Martin

Melissa Martin ’98

Leadership Position: Secretary

Location: Washington, DC

Profession: Deputy Director at Kindred

Hae-Min Gil

Hae-Min Gil ’08

Leadership Position: Membership Chair

Location: Little Ferry, NJ

Profession: Administrator

Chareeda Rustanavibul

Chareeda Rustanavibul ’18

Leadership Position: Alumni Connections Chair

Location: Boston, MA

Profession: Startup Banker and Nonprofit Executive


Tim Choi

Tim Choi ’02

Leadership Position: Alumni Connections

Location: Sacramento, CA

Profession: Program Planner at Sacramento County Public Health (Health and Racial Equity Unit)

Mark Lucci

Mark Lucci ’04

Leadership Position: Campus Support Chair

Location: Napa, CA

Profession: Winemaker

Jared Liu

Jared Liu '99

Position: At-Large

Location: Wallingford, CT

Profession: Yale School of Management – Office of Admissions

Andrew Park '15

Position: At-Large

Location: Washington, DC

Profession: Judicial Law Clerk

Abe Sharma

Abe Sharma ’08

Position: At-Large

Location: San Francisco, CA

Profession: Multi-Family Real Estate Investment & Development

Benjamin Wu

Benjamin Wu ’18/ ’20

Leadership Position: At-Large

Location: San Diego, CA

Profession: Insurance/HR Technology


David Wu

David Wu ’17

Position: At-Large

Location: San Francisco, CA

Profession: Financial Services