Stewart Kwoh

Executive Director, Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles

Stewart Kwoh is a nationally recognized leader and expert in race relations, Asian-American studies, nonprofit organizations, and philanthropies, civil rights, and legal services. In 1983, Kwoh co-founded Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Los Angeles, the nation’s largest Asian-American legal and civil rights organization. He was named a MacArthur Foundation Fellow in 1998, becoming the first Asian-American attorney and human rights activist to receive the recognition.