The Asian Business Student Association (ABSA) aims to unite Rice Business students from Asian descent, or interested in Asian culture and business perspectives, under a common organization. ABSA strives to promote social integration among all cultures within the Rice Business community and empower Asians to succeed in the modern business world. Members will have opportunities to showcase their leadership, entrepreneurship and managerial expertise to benefit Rice Business as a whole. In Addition, ABSA provides the Rice Business community with a channel to share knowledge about Asia, explore career opportunities in Asia, and support long-term relationships among members and Asian business leaders.
(The Alliance of Youth Leaders in the United States)
Houston Beida Alumni Association (BAA) is a non-profit, non-political organization established at Houston, Texas in 1997. BAA is the association for the Alumni at Houston graduated from either Peking University (PKU) or former Beijing Medical University (BMU). The goal of the association is to continue the honored tradition of "Science and Democracy" originated at Peking University; by way of a variety of activities, to foster connection, trust and cooperation among alumni and connection with other alumni organizations; to assist in connection between Beida alumni in the U.S. and the alma mater; to promote exchange of information on culture, academic research, science and technology, and economy, in order to contribute to the prosperity of China.