Asian American


Diversity & Inclusion

Increasing access to higher education for APIA students

Since 2003, APIA Scholars has worked to fulfill its vision to cultivate academic, personal, and professional success for Asian and Pacific Islander American students.


History

Letters from incarceration camps

When Japanese Americans were forcibly removed from their homes into federal incarceration camps in 1942, their banker J. Elmer Morrish made it his mission to support them in any way possible.


Volunteering & Giving

Engineering a better tomorrow

Today, Lily Sooklal is an engineer who designs and develops medical devices that aim to diagnose diseases, but as a student, APIA Scholars helped her on the path to her dreams.


History

Good luck comes in red envelopes

Since 1961, Chinese customers preparing Lunar New Year gifts of “lucky money” have turned to Wells Fargo for festive envelopes.


Business to Business

Josie Natori knows what women want

After chasing her career dreams halfway around the world, Josie Natori traded in her job on Wall Street to launch her own clothing company. Now, 40 years later, she’s built a fashion empire.


Diversity & Inclusion

When untapped potential meets access to college

College students are working toward their dreams, thanks to the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund and support from Wells Fargo.


History

Supporting customers faced with prejudice

After Congress passed the Chinese Exclusion Act in 1882, Wells Fargo agents testified on behalf of Chinese customers and supported their businesses.


History

Wells Fargo’s faithful companion canines

In honor of the 2018 Lunar New Year, the Year of the Dog, meet some of the dogs that served as devoted companions and protectors of Wells Fargo team members.


Environment

Creating a generational investment for Hmong farmers

The Hmong American Farmers Association is helping to keep the “enduring spirit of the Hmong farmer” alive in Minnesota, thanks to support from Wells Fargo.