Carmelita Chao is current president and board member of AHSA.
She is a very established kingstone best-selling novelist.
Formerly president of a publishing company, Carmelita writes
With her partner, Carmelita has won Amateur World Hustle Championships (New Orleans (2007), San Jose (2008), 2009 (San Jose), 2010 (Miami)); and in 2011, they won the Professional Rising Star Championships in Orlando.
Carmelita has been choreographing and coaching dancing in the past so many years.
Carmelita is a proud member of UNESCO CID (Cid 17968).
Carmelita has the distinction of leading a group of dancers in the Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show (2016), featuring superstars Beyoncé, Bruno Mars and (headliner) Chris Martin.
Dr. Hwa A. Lim is current secretary of AHSA, Chairman, UNESCO CID SFS.
Dr. Lim obtained his Ph.D. (science), M.A. (science), and MBA (strategy and business laws) from United States, his B.Sc. (Hons.), ARCS from Imperial College of Science, Technology & Medicine, University of London. He is sometimes also known as “The Father of Bioinformatics.” Most of the work that led to this recognition was performed at a U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) supported supercomputer institute, where he was program director, and tenured state-line faculty (1988–1995). Hal has served as a bioinformatics expert for the United Nations, a review panelist for the U.S. National Cancer Institute, and as an expert consultant for different companies. He was appointed a member of the International Expert Panel for BioValley Malaysia in March 2004.
His career started with short stints at the Strong Memorial Hospital, New York, then at the Laboratory for Laser Energetics (LLE) at the University of Rochester, and later computational work using computers at the John von Newmann Center at Princeton University. In 1995, he advanced his career to California after having been at Florida State University for eight years.
Dr. Lim is well-published with 15 books (in English, with one translated into Chinese) and over 130 publications. He has chaired more than 10 international conferences, and served on the organizing/advisory committees of other 20 international conferences.
As an internationally renowned scientist-turned entrepreneur, who happens to love to dance, both socially and competitively, Dr. Lim competes more that he can afford, time-wise.
In addition to multi-dance championships, he, a certified professional dance instructor, with students, has won more than 150 first places in Latin and smooth dances.
Dr. Lim is certified (with Honors) to teach the Hustle by IHDA and DVIDA.
Dr. Lim has two affiliations with the United Nations: UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO) as Bioinformatics Expert; UN Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), CID.
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