AHSA stands for Asian Hustle and Salsa Association, aka American Hustle and Salsa Association, that is, AsiAmerican Hustle and Salsa Association.
Registered in the State of California, USA, AHSA is a nonprofit
public benefit organization, organized and
operated exclusively for the charitable purposes within the meaning of
the Internal Revenue Code Section 501(c)(3).
AHSA has the philosophy of "Act locally, think globally." It
has offices in Asia as well.
AHSA is non-religious, non-political. Its goal is to
foster cross-cultural understanding, cultivate healthful habits
and promote healthy lifestyle through social and competitive
Over the years, it has broadened its scope and mandates from
dance skills development (to build confidence and self-worth)
to AI (Artificial Intelligence) and IA (Intelligence Augmentation),
California State Assembly Member Kansen Chu, Mrs. Chu (Daisy), and
Dr. Hwa A. Lim.
(Photo archive May 30, 2013)
AHSA & Animals Asia
Dr. Hwa A. Lim introducing Mayor Jose Esteves of the City of Milpitas at the "Save the Moon Bear", a fundraising event, November 3, 2012.
Dr. Hwa A. Lim and Mayor Jamie Matthews, City of Santa Clara - the Heart of Silicon Valley.
(Photo archive: Santa Clara City Hall, August 20, 2015)
"Luv n Wish 2016"
Dr. Hwa A. Lim and Mayor Al Nagy, City of Newark.
(Photo archive: At "Luv & Wish 2016", February 6, 2016)
"Year of the Rooster"
Dr. Hwa A. Lim and Mayor Lily Mei, City of Fremont.
(Photo archive: At "Lunar New Year of the Rooster Celebration", January 26, 2017)
Dr. Hwa A. Lim and US Congressman-Elect Ro Khanna at his campaign headquarters when he announced his bid for CA 17th District (January 20, 2015).
(Photo archive November 8, 2016)
Dr. Hwa A. Lim and US Congressman Mike Honda (CA 17th District.
(Photo archive August 20, 2015)
Dr. Hwa A. Lim and Elaine Chao, Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Philadelphia, before her
becoming Labor Secretary.
(Photo archive: RNC, Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, August 1, 2000.)
US Presidential Candidate
Dr. Hwa A. Lim and US presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
(Photo archive May 26, 2016)
Member of CID
Super Bowl 50 Halftime Audition
AHSA @ PRC Consulate-General
President of AHSA, Carmelita C., was one of the guest artists
invited to the residence of the People's Republic of China's Consulate-general, Yuan Nansheng's (總領事 袁南生) residence (San Francisco, California) to discuss future arts and cultural events.
(June 10, 2014)
UNESCO 50 World Congress
Dr. Hwa A. Lim chairing a session at UNESCO 50 World Congress.
(Photo archive: Athens, Greece, July 7, 2017)