PROVO — The executive director of the Pacific American Foundation, Herb Lee Jr., will speak at a Global Awareness Lecture noon Sept. 17 at the Herald R. Clark Building at Brigham Young University.

The Pacific American Foundation aims to improve the lives of Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders through mentoring, career planning, development, research and community partnerships.

Lee, who was born and raised in Hawaii, graduated from the University of Hawaii at Manoa with an undergraduate degree in psychology and political science and a graduate degree in political science. The lecture will also be archived online.