Photo credit: Medtronic Asian Impact Network
By combing my experiences working in Fortune 100 companies and my research on identity, leadership, and culture, I create interactive, relevant, and thought-provoking content. Examples are below:
National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) Speaker Expo. January 19, 2023. Pushing Through Fear by Towing an Airstream Trailer. Five minute video here.
SASE Pro National Convention & STEM Career Fair. October 6-8, 2022. Atlanta, GA. Your Professional Journey, Asian Identity, and Path to Leadership.
LEAP (Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics) Women’s Wellness & Leadership Retreat in Waikiki. September 29 – 21, 2022. Turning Self-Criticism into Self-Compassion.
Charles River Associates Asian Heritage Month. May 26, 2022. Personal Narratives: A Path to Understanding Identity and Enhancing Inclusion.
Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers Women’s Leadership Conference. April 20, 2022. Underrepresented and Underleveraged: Developing the Leadership Potential of Women of Asian Descent. Presentation of peer-reviewed research study on how organizations and allies can support women of Asian descent in their careers.
Life Journeys, Identity, and Path to Leadership at GitHub. December 7 & 8th, 2021. Featured speaker discussing life journeys, identity, and path to leadership.
Potential Over Perception: Dr. Na on Asian Women in Leadership on The Werk Stories Podcast. October 2021. Link to the 30- minute podcast here.
MoveTogether: Build Back Better. Featured as a panelist discussing qualitative and quantitative data to create diversity, equity, and inclusion in social dancing environments. June 26, 2021. Featured Panelist. Link to video here.
Using Behavioral Insights to Strengthen Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging hosted by Inspire Human Resources, NY. April 22, 2021. Featured panelist. Link to one-hour video here.
Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers National Conference, Virtual. October 30, 2020. Presented findings from a one-of-a-kind research study about Asian American Executives; a collaboration with Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics (LEAP).
Transforming Organizations: Building a Culture of Collaboration and Inclusiveness hosted by CSPP/Alliant International University, San Diego. October 8, 2020. Featured speaker.
Redesigning the Future of Work: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for a Modern Workplace hosted by Inspire Human Resources, NY. June 25, 2020. Featured panelist. Link to one-hour video here.
Bluebird bio, Cambridge, MA. June 16, 2020. Featured speaker discussing life journeys, identity, and path to leadership.
IBM ERG Virtual Event. May 27, 2020. Presented research findings on the characteristics of Asian American Executives. This study was funded by Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics (LEAP) and I was the primary investigator.
Ascend New England Chapter. May 14, 2020. An interactive discussion about the Asian American identity during Covid-19.
Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics (LEAP). April 27, 2020. I led an interactive discussion about one’s life story and the Asian American identity post Covid-19.
Organization Development in Los Angeles. March 26, 2020. Along with a colleague, I presented my experience of how “OD Helped a Silicon Valley Startup Thrive after a Fortune 500 Acquisition: Case & Discussion.”
Zillow Group Asian-Pacific Islander and Women’s Network Event, San Francisco, CA. August 14, 2019. Featured speaker on ways to develop one’s career by tapping into hidden talents and marketing one’s strengths.
The 4th Annual International Leadership Association’s Women’s Conference, Santa Cruz, CA. June 19, 2019. At this academic conference with over 300 attendees, I presented my research findings on Asian women leaders.
Cal Poly Pomona’s Organizational Behavior Speaker Series. 2019 to 2020. As a regular guest speaker at this series, I have presented on topics such as professional identity, defining one’s career path, and understanding corporate cultures.
Medtronic’s Asian Impact Network Event, Northridge, CA. April 10, 2018. As the featured speaker, I customized a presentation combining leadership theory and real-life examples to bring awareness to how personal and cultural values impact leadership and professional identities.
Verizon, New York, NY. May 10, 2017. As a featured panelist, I shared my research insights from my study on Asian women in leadership.