Executor of LAW Program, CEO of New & Alive Art Services, Founder
Moony Kang is the co-founder & CEO of New & Alive Art Services (NAAS). NAAS is the premiere social enterprise in Taiwan with over a decade experience delivering an arts therapist training and certification for working with the elderly. Starting in 2014, NAAS has been exploring partnerships in Singapore, China, Japan and Hong Kong to deliver its programs regionally.
Together with the Shin Kong Life Foundation, NAAS used Legacy Art Works (LAW), a program originally developed by the US-based, Elders Share the Arts as the building block to create a license program in Mandarin. NAAS has partnered with nearly 100 private and public institutions to deliver their program in Taiwan. In addition, NAAS published two books – the Red Cross Chapter of Taiwan’s 60th Anniversary Book and Stories by 6 Centenarian War Veterans, using the same LAW techniques representing reminiscence through the visual arts.
Kang graduated with a B.S. from the Department of Social Work at National Taiwan University and is a licensed social worker. She was previously a supervisor working with social workers at Taipei Family Caregiver Association (Taiwan).Now as CEO and senior trainer for NAAS, Kang also creates a new art project every month to incorporate into the LAW course repertoire for her network of 200 licensed Art Leaders.