Asian Cultural Empowerment recognizes outstanding achievement in the cultural conservation effort with our ACE award. Nominations are reviewed by the ACE board of directors and recommendations are made on a rolling basis.

The recipient is determined based on the following criteria:

  • Sustained cultural heritage through data-driven action and consistently successful facilitation of Asian culture

  • Proven leadership within an organization or a community with a reputation for excellence and selflessness as well as with the public at large

  • High ethical standards and compliance with generally accepted standards for management and public disclosure