Ji Mi Choi: Why I choose to give

At Arizona State University, faculty and staff are uniquely positioned to see firsthand the many initiatives and programs that make life better for all of us.

Ji Mi Choi: Associate Vice President, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, ASU Knowledge Enterprise
Ji Mi Choi: Associate Vice President, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, ASU Knowledge Enterprise

My Story

Arizona State University is the most exciting thing happening in education, and we have the opportunity to not only revolutionize the delivery of education but the societal impact of education as a whole.

Why I Give

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No matter how much you’re contributing, you’re contributing to the greater good of a greater society that can benefit and can grow together. It sounds corny, but it’s actually true because even your $5 can add to additional dollars that are being put in and, collectively, that’s where the impact is.

What I Care About

We have a direct impact on the school feeding program, we have a direct impact on emergency economic support, we have a direct impact on things like aiding homelessness. These are important issues, especially when areas like greater Phoenix continue to expand and grow, and ASU is a large part of that goal.

The idea that we are fueling growth that could be of greater benefit to larger parts of society is super important. It really does help uphold the principle of what we’re trying to accomplish here.

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“ASU is the most exciting thing happening in education, and we have the opportunity to not only revolutionize the delivery of education but the societal impact of education as a whole,” says Ji Mi Choi, associate vice president advancing entrepreneurship and innovation in ASU Knowledge Enterprise.

ASU Foundation, one of Arizona’s oldest nonprofits, raises and invests private contributions to Arizona State University. https://www.asufoundation.org/

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