This past year, Pan Asian professionals and students found themselves navigating the duality of feeling threatened by a resurgence of overt biases and feeling supported by the heightened focus on inclusion at the workplace.
Our Ascend New England community responded by standing together, advocating positively and getting ready. We came together at our networking and advocacy events. We celebrated our diversity and impact at our first Asian American Heritage Month Gala. We prepared for inclusion through professional and leadership development programs, such as Strength Finder, Executive Insight Series, Student Leadership and Inspiring Across Generation conferences.
We recently had a few changes on the leadership team and our group of talented and eager leaders are now focused on: