President, OCA South Florida | Community Advocate
Winnie Tang, a dedicated community advocate, is President of Florida Asian Services, OCA South Florida Chapter, and Asian Caribbean Exchange. For almost 30 years, Winnie serves the Chinese, Asian and the community-at-large in South Florida and beyond, with various leadership roles. She organizes programs from youth to elders for social & civic activities, such as citizenship assistance, voter mobilization and community health equity services, to advocate on their behalf and to enable access to a comprehensive network of culturally sensitive & linguistically appropriate programs & services to enhance their quality of life. In 2021, Winnie started another new milestone: to produce and host the first-ever Asian-operated bilingual radio show as well as contribute of Chinese newspaper column – ACE Talk – to promote dialogue exchanges with a unified voice to encourage active civic engagement and to enrich community experiences in South Florida and beyond. Through her dedicated community services and advocacy work, Winnie received numerous awards and recognitions. To name a few, Winnie was the first Chinese American woman to receive the following awards: Miami-Dade County Park & Recreation Department’s In the Company of Women Award, Florida Commission on Women Status’ Outstanding Achievement Award, Miami Gardens Excellence in Education Council’s Inaugural Honors Award Saluting South Florida’s 21st Century Educator, North Miami Beach’s Quintessential Times of Women Unsung Heroes Award, Florida State Representative Marie Woodson’s first Women Exceptional Award and Congressional Proclamation by US Congresswoman Frederica Wilson.