Ascend Inspiring Across Generations
Rise and Shine
Date: Thursday, October 12, 2023
Time: 2:00PM - 5:00PM ET (Program) | 5:00PM - 7:00PM ET (Networking Social)
Venue: Hybrid in-person and virtual, The Coca-Cola Company HQ, One Coca-Cola Plaza NW, Atlanta GA
Admission: Professional Members: $75 I Student Members: $50 I Non-Members: $100
Attire: Business Casual
This year, our chapter’s signature annual event is anchored by the theme “Rise & Thrive” and will be held in a hybrid format with both in-person and virtual attendees. Ascend Southeast is excited to host our fellow professionals as we celebrate the resilience of successful pan-Asian corporate leaders and explore the diverse pathways of non-traditional career paths. You won’t want to miss hearing from this exciting lineup of speakers featuring senior leaders and c-suite executives who will participate in thought-provoking panel discussions and engaging fireside chats.
Interested in a career outside of corporate? Join us for a panel discussion to get the inside scoop on non-traditional career paths via public service, entrepreneurship, and non-profit opportunities.
Founder Syntelli Solutions Inc. & HealthInsights.ai
Managing Director for China Initiatives
State of Georgia
Celebrate the success stories of AAPI executives and hear how they addressed barriers to upward mobility and advancement. This panel will explore overcoming challenges through the resilience and ingenuity of these pan-Asian corporate leaders. Learning & Development: Personal Branding for Pan-Asians.
Learning & Development
Personal Branding for Pan-Asians
VP & CIO
Head of Strategic Insight & Analysis, North America
The Coca-Cola Company
Is your leadership strength and potential visible and sought after within your organization? To clearly differentiate your value and what you bring to the table, you need more than a good reputation. This session explores ways to define, redefine, and live out your personal brand.
Break Bread, Break Borders
Insights with Leaders
Leadership is less about a formal position and more about the act of leading. Listen in on a fireside chat with AAPI leaders as we discuss the uniqueness of everyone’s leadership journey and tap into the power of helping others be their best selves.
Global Vice President of Talent, Development & System Partnerships
The Coca-Cola Company
Safety of our guests is paramount to Ascend. Attendees are responsible for monitoring their own condition and agree to comply with the safety, hygiene and CDC identified pandemic level communicable illnesses (including COVID-19) guidelines established by relevant health authorities. We request that attendees not attend an event should they test positive or if they experience COVID symptoms prior to the event.