Stork and Cradle

The mission of Also-Known-As, Inc. is to empower the voice of adult international adoptees, build cultural bridges, transform perceptions of race, and acknowledge the loss of the birth country, culture, language and biological family experienced by international adoptees.

Also-Known-As Summer Kick-Off BBQ 2017

Join Also-Known-As on June 10th as we kick off the summer with our annual family-friendly BBQ and Mentorship Reunion! For more information, please visit the event page HERE!

Career Networking Event

Get career tips or share your own. Meet people in your industry or others.  And see the inside of 30 Rockefeller Plaza. Lots of reasons to join us!

Adoptee Forum: DNA Search

Learn about DNA searching !  We also have free DNA test kits for Korean adoptees, prepaid by a generous donor.  Don't miss it!

Spring Happy Hour Fundraiser

Join us for a very special happy hour! Support Also-Known-As while sampling the finest soju.

Korean Cooking Class

An incredible deal to get hands-on Korean cooking instruction!  For your convenience, sign up here for either the Friday evening or the Saturday midday class!

Korean Knot Making - Necklaces

Another chance to learn a different aspect of Korean knot making at a great price - sign up now!  Take note of the special 2-class rate!

Korean Knot Making - Bracelets

Great opportunity to learn this cultural and artistic practice at a great price - sign up now!  Look for the special 2-class rate!

Adoptee Forum: You reunited with your birth family... now what?

Share or hear experiences related to the often surprising and always emotional birth family reunion.

Please see RSVP here.

Immigration Issues and International Adoptees

Immigration turmoil, its affect on international adoptees, and how you can get help or help others.  Please join us for this important discussion!

Adoptee Forum Writing Workshop: Exploring Our Past, Nurturing Ourselves

We are excited to host a second writing workshop this year with Heather Schultz!

Please see RSVP here.

March 2017 Dinner

Join us for our second dinner this year. 


We have a special menu at a great price at the world-famous Joe's Shanghai (midtown)!

Adoptee Forum: Adoption in the Media

What do you think about how adoption and adoptees are represented in the media?  What would you like to see that is different?

Join us to discuss.

Family Board Game Day

We've got a special event this winter - board games for adults and families!

We'll have plenty of great games and a great time. Looking forward to playing against you!

February Happy Hour

We've reserved the fireplace room and drink specials to help you keep warm this winter!  See you there!