top of page
Angela Hicks, Ed.D.

Angela Hicks, Ed.D.

Outreach Liaison | Grant Writer

Angela joined Asian Focus in 2014 to grow its annual grant writing efforts. She began serving as outreach liaison in 2015, coordinating VIP engagement with local elected and appointed officials. A career grant writer, she is CEO of Grant Professional.

Angela became connected to Asian culture in 2006 when she was hired to teach English in Beijing for

one year. Upon her return, she partnered with Asian Focus founder, Lily Chan, and Confucius Institute for several years to host dozens of minority youth to travel throughout China. For a decade, she housed Chinese visiting scholars from NC State Univ. in her home and they helped her son gain fluency in Mandarin. In 2016, she sponsored a dragon boat for friends to introduce the art of dragon boat racing to more minorities. Angela enjoys learning and sharing culture.

Education: Bowie State University (M.A.) and NC State University (Ed.D.).

bottom of page