Ascend is the premier non-profit professional association dedicated to enabling its members, corporate partners and the community to realizing the leadership potential of Pan-Asians in global corporations.
Ascend has 5,000+ members with 37 professional and student chapters located in major business hubs and campuses. Ascend membership is open to individuals of all ethnicities and business backgrounds.
The theme of the convention is “Competing in a Borderless World." It takes place at the New York Hilton. Although the organization and event seem to be geared towards APAs in the corporate sector, "aspiring professionals, managers and executives, at all levels, in any industry” are encouraged to attend. For lawyers to network with other professionals is not a bad idea. A Corporate and Career Fair takes place all day on Monday. It might be worth checking out.
Donna Chin passes along word that applications for the NAPABA Law Foundation Bob Chin Scholarship are now being accepted from law students until September 2. More about the Bob Chin Fund from the NAPABA website:
The scholarship is named in memory of Robert G. Chin, entrepreneur,…