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About Us

The Ascend chapter at the UT Dallas is one of the largest student chapters. We are committed to fostering the next generation of Asian finance, accounting and business leaders. Mentorship, leadership training, ongoing resume and interview critique, company visits, networking events, and professional/technical development courses are provided to supplement formal university education.

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Our Goal

Ascend UTD chapter is one of largest student chapter at UT Dallas. We are committed to fostering the next generation of Pan-Asian business leaders. By delivering different networking programs and organizing various events, we create a platform for career development and help students build their leadership.

Our Impact

With more than 400 members in a variety of majors including Accounting, Finance, MBA, Marketing, Information Technology and Management, Supply Chain Management, etc., we bring professionals and students alongside communities all over Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area. We have hosted and coordinated more than 30 professional development, community service, and networking events in this academic year, averagely an event each week. Our Marketing committee is a strong driver in getting the word out through social media sites, attracting more than 900 followers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. In addition, we are the first student organization at UT Dallas to launch our own APP on the apple store and android market, receiving 200+ downloads.

Our Actions and How We do it

We have Ascend monthly all-officer meetings and periodically committee meetings, focusing on event planning and service improvement. Moreover, we grab the opportunity to not only help our members grow professionally and technically but also connect with organizations and departments campus wide. We participate in as many JSOM and University events as we can, such as Homecoming, SOC meeting, spring "Fun" Raiser and so on, with a positive impact. At the beginning of each semester, our senior Ascend members serve as volunteers at Ascend Orientation Booth for one to two weeks to promote Ascend and recruit new members. We plan ahead during summer/winter break to train volunteers in order to provide best services to help new students to get involve in Ascend and other student organizations. Also, we host welcome back party, opening to students who are interested in Ascend. Our faculty advisor Professor Mary Beth Goodrich and all the officers gives out a systematic introduction and answer students’ questions.

Executive Board




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Faculty Advisor

Mary Beth Goodrich



Vivien (Chen) Yang


Executive Vice President

Stephanie (Yan) Huang


AVP of Administration 

Divya Spandana


AVP of Administration 

Lori (Xin) Li



Millie (Min-Kuang) Yeh


VP of Professional Development

Christina (Yao) Sun


VP of Community Service

Sherry (Man) Jia


VP of Marketing

Avinash Goud


VP of Membership

Tanvi Mehta


VP of Internal Affairs

Tocc (Yue) Tang


VP of Information Technology

Aseem Maggoo


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