President and CEO, The Family Independence Initiative
Maurice Lim Miller is the Founder of The Family Independence Initiative. Prior to this initiative, Maurice was the Executive Director of Asian Neighborhood Design (A.N.D.) in California. Maurice was honoured by former President Clinton with an invitation to sit with the First Lady at the President’s 1999 State of the Union address. Maurice graduated from U.C. Berkeley with an engineering degree and whilst working was drafted and served in the Vietnam war. Upon returning, Maurice obtained a Master of Arts in Design from U.C. Berkeley as well as teaching community design there for two years. Maurice has authored several articles and policy papers related to anti-poverty work as well as lecturing and presenting nationally.