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Ascend NorCal Executive Celebration Gala - May 18th - Honoring Facebook, AIG and Google!

Friday, May 12, 2017   (0 Comments)
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Ascend’s Northern California Chapter continues to recognize business and civic leaders for their success in promoting diversity. The Pan-Asian Leadership Awards are given at the Ascend Awards Gala held at the Four Seasons Hotel in San Francisco, CA on Thursday, May 18, 2017. This year’s theme is Voicing Diverse Ideas for Leaders to Emerge, and the cocktail party and dinner provides excellent opportunities to network with influential leaders.

Ascend NorCal is proud to announce the 2017 Award Honorees who will be celebrated at the Ascend Awards Gala:

● Yul Kwon Director/Former Deputy Chief Privacy Officer, Facebook;
First Asian American Winner on the TV show Survivor
● Faye Sahai Global Head of Technology Innovation, AIG;
Co-Vice President, Ascend Corporate Executive Initiative
● Tiffany Siu Product Marketing Manager, Google;
Analytics 360 Suite & Chair, Asian Google Network (AGN)

Sydnie Kohara, founder of Kohara Group and former CNBC and CBS news anchor, will serve as Celebrity Emcee. Scholarship recipients from Ascend UC Berkeley, UC Davis and San Francisco State University student chapters will also be recognized.

”This will be a powerful evening to honor special leaders and to network with other strong community advocates,” remarked Darcy Lopez, President of the Ascend Northern California Chapter.

This Ascend Awards Gala will be the largest gathering of the year for the Chapter, and it occurs during Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

More information about the event can be found at www.ascendleadership.org/event/executivecelebrationgala. Follow our event on social media through the #AscendNorCal hashtag.


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