Our Chapter


Our Vision and Mission

We share the same vision and mission as our parent organization - Ascend National. That is:

  • To enhance the presence and influence of current and future Pan-Asian business leaders and serve as a collective voice for Pan-Asian business communities.
  • Be the premier professional organization dedicated to enabling its members, corporate partners and the professional Pan-Asian community to leverage the leadership and global business potential of Pan-Asian professionals worldwide.
To learn more about Ascend National, click here.

Who We Are

Ascend New England is a non-profit organization established in October 2007, covering the states of MA, ME, NH, VT, and RI. We aim to serve Pan-Asians in the New England area, helping our members and supporters become leaders in their profession and achieve career success. Our programs and events center around networking, professional development, and serving the community.  

Ascend is the largest, non-profit Pan-Asian organization for business professionals in North America.  Established in 2005, Ascend has grown to serve professionals and corporations across various professions and across multiple industries.  Ascend reaches 60,000 people with 34 student chapters and 17 professional chapters located in both the United States and Canada around major business hubs and educational institutions.  We offer robust professional development and career enhancement programs designed to cultivate Pan-Asian talent.

Why Join?

As an Ascend member, you have access to outstanding leadership and professional development programs, unique Pan-Asian executive networks, and opportunities to develop your leadership skills and  influence in the community.  Membership also provides you with exclusive access to our members-only benefits and discounts and access to Ascend events both at the national and local chapter level.

Become a Member Today

Membership is open to individuals of all ethnicities and business backgrounds. We serve professionals and students across various fields and industries. Click here to learn more about becoming a member and all the benefits it brings.