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2012 CONVENTION SPEAKERS & HIGHLIGHTS
Ron Glover
IBM, Vice President - Diversity & Workforce Programs, Human Resources
 
Judy Hu
GE, Global Executive Director, Advertising and Branding
Bob Der
Sports Illustrated Kids
Editor-in-Chief
Kathy Hannan
KPMG LLP, National Managing Partner, Diversity & Corporate Responsibility
Michael Kim
ESPN
Anchor
Lou Grabowsky
Grant Thornton LLP
COO









Chris Simmons
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Managing Partner

Jivan B. Datta
Ernst & Young LLP
International Tax Services
Southeast Area TESCM Leader
Jian Ping
Tsingtao Beer
Former National Director

Wanda Royse
WR Communication Consultants
President

Ken Lam
Heartland Zone Operations
Operations Vice President (OVP)

Nereida (Neddy) Perez
Ingersoll Rand
Chief Diversity Officer

2012 SCHEDULE OF EVENTSFriday
Saturday

Sunday

Monday


- EIS, Deloitte Road Show - Plug into Brilliance, and "Go for the Gold!" Olympics/Casino Night with prizes
- Career Fair, Convention Opening, Affinity/ERG Best Practices, How to Succeed in Business Without Selling Out, CEI and General Meeting
- KPMG Case Competition, Diversity Panel, Women of Ascend, International Student Career Panel, Non-Profit Board Development Workshop, Scholarship Luncheon, and Asia Consumer products/services showcase
- Financial Services, The Business of the Jeremy Lin effect, Heath Care Trends and Leadership in Demand, Costs and Regulations, Leadership Luncheon, and Gala dinner with Awards

2012 CONVENTION HIGHLIGHTS
- "Go for the Gold!" Olympic and Casino Night
- The Deloitte Road Show for Students - Plug into Brilliance
- Daylong Career Fair
- Ascend General Meeting - The Next Five Years
- KPMG Case Competition
- Special Sessions, mentoring, and networking
- Leadership & Scholarship Luncheons
- Non-Profit Board Development Workshop
- Gala Dinner
- Award ceremony recognizing leaders for their service and volunteerism

















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