Richmond, VA (PRWEB) May 13, 2013
Join the Richmond Area Diversity Roundtable (RADR) as we celebrate Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month on May 22 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. with our guest speaker, My Lan Tran. A networking breakfast will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Ms. My Lan Tran is co-founder and executive director of the Virginia Asian Chamber of Commerce/Asian American Business Assistance Center. Since 1983, she has helped to increase opportunities for women- and minority-owned businesses throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. Ms. Tran served as the Export Info Center Manager and International Trade Marketing Manager, as well as a Policy Analyst for the administrations of Governor George Allen, James Gilmore, and Mark Warner. In these roles, she represented large and small Virginia companies to various international markets, such as China, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Korea, and Japan, as well as Western Europe and Latin America. Ms. Tran also serves as the Business Development and Technical Assistance Program Manager for the City of Richmond’s Office of Minority Business Development. She spent 7 years administering the largest Asian Employment Center in Massachusetts.
Ms. Tran holds a Master’s degree in International Policy from the Monterey Institute of International Studies in Monterey, California. She completed advanced research in Asian Affairs at the University of Berkeley and the Post Naval Graduate School in California, and the University of Caen in Normandie, France.
This program is free and is open to the public, but will be of special interest to business and community leaders, human resource personnel and those pursuing diversity within their organizations. Seating is limited. You may register at http://www.richmondshrm.org, or by contacting Dorene Scarangella McKelvy, at dmckelvy(at)williamsmullen(dot)com