7th Annual AscendNAAMBA Conference & Career Exposition
September 910, 2016
New York Hilton Midtown | New York, NY

Speakers

Arturo Nunez
Head of Marketing, Latin America, Apple

Janelle Aaker
Director of Talent Acquisition, lululemon athletica; Advisory Board Member, NAAMBA Women’s Leadership Council (WLC), Member, NAAMBA Executive Committee (EC)

Marcia Brewster 
Former Senior Officer, Water Resources, United Nations (UN)

Gloria S. Chan
Best-selling Author, Speaker, Coach; Senior Vice President, CoachDiversity Institute

Jeff Chin
President, Ascend

Frank D. Gomez
Office of the Chief Administrative Officer, Educational Testing Service (ETS)

Karen Grom
Human Resources Relationship Manager - Global Liquidity & Cash Management and Global Trade & Receivables Finance, HSBC

Bartholomew Jae 
Senior Manager, Accenture Strategy

Hetal Joshi
Vice President, Private Client Group Team Leader, PNC Bank, N.C.

Fred Katayama
Anchor, Reporter, Producer, Thomson Reuters New York

Tariq Khan
Chief Executive Officer, Global Diversity Marketing; Board Member, Ascend; Executive Committee Member, AscendNAAMBA

Michiko Kuroda
Visiting Professor, Mercy College

Suzanna Lam
Serial Entrepreneur, Author, Franchise Owner, Transamerica Corporation

Anna Mok
Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP; Executive Vice President, Ascend

Chris Park
Senior Vice President, Asia Pacific, Major League Baseball (MLB) International 

Jay Sukumaran
Director, Talent Management, AlixPartners

Lily Tang
Co-founder, The Everest Project; Board Member, Ascend; Member, NAAMBA Executive Committee (EC); Executive Sponsor, Women's Leadership Council (WLC)

Celeste Warren
Vice President, HR and Chief Diversity Officer, Merck

Michelle Yu
Anchor/Reporter, SNY

Mentors

Janelle Aaker
Director of Talent Acquisition, lululemon athletica; Advisory Board Member, NAAMBA Women’s Leadership Council (WLC), Member, NAAMBA Executive Committee (EC)

Yogesh Bahl
Managing Director, AlixPartners

Martina Cheung
Executive Managing Director, Global Risk Services, S&P Global Market Intelligence

Karen Grom
Human Resources Relationship Manager - Global Liquidity & Cash Management and Global Trade & Receivables Finance, HSBC

Bartholomew Jae 
Senior Manager, Accenture Strategy

Arturo Nunez
Head of Marketing, Latin America, Apple

Steven M. Pae
Senior Vice President and Chief Information and Operations Officer, CIT Group

Arun Rajappa
Senior Director, Audit, Capital One

Devang Vashi
Capital One

Ouraphone SiriOuthay Willis
Director of Global Diversity and Military Recruiting, Talent Acquisition, UnitedHealth Group (UHG)

Vance Young
Vice President, Senior Manager Client Support, Americas, HSBC

Tracey Walker
RSM US