The 7th Annual AscendNAAMBA Conference & Career Exposition to Take Place at New York Hilton Midtown, September 9-10, 2016

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Jeff Chin said: “Ascend is a lifecycle organization and developing MBAs, students and professionals is a key part of our mission. The AscendNAAMBA Conference is all about the Pan-Asian students and emerging talent who are our future."

AscendNAAMBA (National Association of Asian MBAs), Ascend's national non-profit organization for MBA/graduate students and professionals, is hosting its 7th Annual AscendNAAMBA Conference & Career Exposition at New York Hilton Midtown, September 9-10, 2016.

The Annual AscendNAAMBA Conference is the premier event for Pan-Asian MBAs, students and professionals featuring a Career Exposition with companies seeking to hire emerging Pan-Asian talent, professional skills development sessions, powerful networking and unique opportunities to connect with mentors and sponsors. For AscendNAAMBA partners, this signature conference offers a platform to acquire top Pan-Asian talent, leadership training for their employees, and opportunity to brand their organization as a strong advocate of Diversity and Inclusion. This year’s conference features many inspirational leaders, including Arturo Nunez, Head of Marketing, Latin America, Apple; Celeste Warren, Vice President, Human Resources and Chief Diversity Officer, Merck; and Chris Park, Senior Vice President, Growth, Strategy & International, Major League Baseball (MLB), who is also the honoree of the 2016 AscendNAAMBA Trailblazer Award.

2016 AscendNAAMBA Conference highlights include the Career Exposition, Mentoring Breakfast, Annual Women’s Leadership Summit Presented by the Women’s Leadership Council (WLC) and the Benefit & Awards Dinner featuring student scholarships presented by PNC and The Home Depot and the Employer of Choice for High-Achieving Pan-Asian Millennials Award presented to select AscendNAAMBA partners in partnership with the National Society of High Schools Scholars (NSHSS). In addition, the organization will host these invite only events: Corporate Executive Initiative (CEI) Leadership Summit and Multicultural Forum.

Jeff Chin, the Ascend National President, said: “Ascend is a lifecycle organization and developing MBAs, students and professionals is a key part of our mission. The AscendNAAMBA Conference is all about the Pan-Asian students and emerging talent who are our future. Join us in the city that never sleeps and be part of the excitement!”

Partners at this year’s conference include: The Home Depot, PNC, AlixPartners, Transamerica, AT&T, Capital One, Cohn Reznick, NBCUniversal, EY, HSBC, Merck, S&P Global, RSM, Deloitte and DHG; government partners Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), Federal Housing Finance Agency and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC); academic partners David Eccles School of Business at the University of Utah and Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, supporting partners MGM Resorts International, Uber and Accenture; non-profit partner ETS; and media partners Diversity Comm and Thomson Reuters.

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AscendNAAMBA (National Association of Asian MBAs), Ascend's national non-profit organization for MBA/Graduate professionals and students, is committed to the empowerment and advancement of Pan-Asian professionals and students, globally. AscendNAAMBA provides Competent, Committed, Competitive, and Collaborative global MBA leaders to fulfill diverse talent pipelines. To learn more, please visit: http://www.ascendleadership.org

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