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AABA, Ascend Houston and SASE Dialogue and Joint Networking Event
Becoming a Leader: Asian Professionals Discuss Paths and Challenges

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Event Details:

Date:  Thursday, October 22, 2020

Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM CT

Venue: Zoom Webinar​

Admission: Free



5:30 PM - 5:50 PM - Intro and Speakers' Fireside Chat

5:50 PM - 6:00 PM - Q&A

6:00 PM - 6:55 PM - Networking Sessions

6:55 PM - 7:00 PM - Closing Remarks



The Asian American Bar Association (AABA) of Houston, Ascend Houston Chapter and The Society of Asian Scientists & Engineers (SASE) Houston Professional Chapter are excited to invite you to join us for a virtual professional development and networking event!

We are featuring two guest speakers, Cuong Pham and Grace Ho, who will hold a fireside chat on leadership, the career journey, and current topics relevant to Asian-American professionals, including challenges that Asian professionals face in becoming leaders and the stereotypes that Asians may have to dispel during their career. This event will include Q&A and joint networking sessions for all attendees after the dialogue to discuss the topics. You won't want to miss this event!





Product Manager, Microsoft

Cuong Pham is a seasoned Product Manager at Microsoft, having been in various engineering and marketing roles across Azure, Windows, and Office. Prior to Microsoft, he led software development at what is now Inseego and Nokia. Cuong is passionate about education and intellectual pursuits, having the fortune of growing up in a trilingual family that highly values curiosity and learning. Cuong holds a B.S. in Computer Engineering and an M.S. in Computer Science from Northwestern University.


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Senior Counsel, Chevron

Grace Ho is Senior Counsel in the Employment Law Group at Chevron. She has served on the Houston Bar Association Diversity and Inclusion Committee, as the Secretary of the International Law Section of the State Bar of Texas, and as VP of Membership of the Asian American Bar Association of Houston. Grace has a B.A. from Rice University, M.A. from University of Chicago, and J.D. from University of California, Berkeley School of Law.

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