The Southeast Asian Islands Society is our newest regional society. Its primary mission is to develop and implement programs that enable individuals and sub-national organizations from archipelagic Southeast Asian countries to more fully participate in international affairs. Specifically, the society develops and implements programs that provide women, ethnic minorities, and the next generation of leaders from these island communities with the knowledge, networks, platforms, and exposure required to realize their full potential as artists, athletes, chefs, designers, educators, musicians, nurses, scholars, policymakers, scientists, and technologists on the world stage.