Meet the Presidents of Affinity Bar Associations
In its latest article, the New York Law Journal has featured the newly elected Presidents of Affinity Bar Associations for 2017. Among them is Dwight Yoo, the current President of AABANY.
Here is a short excerpt on Dwight:
Dwight Yoo, 43, is a partner in the corporate finance and
financial institutions departments of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher
& Flom. He obtained his J.D. from the University of Chicago Law
School and began practicing in 2000.
His term began on April 1.
said that the group’s theme this year is “take charge and lead change,”
and they plan to promote Asian American talent for executive level
positions and diversify the bench at the state and federal levels.
approximately 1,100-member group wants to help Asian Americans in need
develop a “strong and unified voice” and be able to speak up on issues
which matter to them. To that end, they will be launching a leadership
institute in the fall to train mid-level to senior Asian American
attorneys at law firms and help them gain the “knowledge and skills to
get promoted in their firms.”
Congratulations again to all newly elected Bar Presidents that are profiled!
AAIFF 2017 Volunteer Application
The 2017 Asian American International Film Festival is looking for volunteers!
For this year, the festival will be held at the Asian Society, the Village East Cinema and Flushing Townhall. The festival will run from July 26 to August 5, and August 11-12.
All interested volunteers will need to fill the form provided in the link. To be accepted as a volunteer, you must attend one of the two volunteer orientations in the second week of July.
We look forward to meeting and working with you!