Past Conferences

Pre-Gala Networking Reception and Gala Dinner Awards Ceremony

 

Marriott Marquis Hotel, Times Square, New York, NY
Friday, September 9, 2011
Time: 6:00pm - 9:30pm
Dress Code: Black-tie/formal

 

The prestigious Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony is the perfect conclusion to the Leadership Conference. It will feature the first ever Fashion Show, special guest speakers, Global MBA Case Compeitition Award presentations, the Leadership Awards and the Excellence Awards ceremony along with energetic performances by Pan-Asian artists.

 

Emcees:

Sonia Moghe, Reporter, CBS Atlanta

Sree Sreenivasan, Dean of Student Affairs, Columbia Journalism School


Gala Speakers:

 

Jino Ahn, Founder & President

Lily Tang, Lead Director, Board of Directors

Andrew Hahn, Member, Board of Directors


 

Special Guest Speaker

 

Patricia Harris, Global Chief Diversity Officer, McDonald’s Corporation & Vice President, McDonald’s U.S.A. 

Topic: Importance of Diversity

 

Leadership Awards

 

1. The Executive Excellence Award Recipient:

Alex S. Chi, Managing Director, Financial Sponsors Group, Goldman Sachs & Co.

 

2. The Entrepreneurial Excellence Award Recipient: 

Farooq Kathwari, President & CEO, Ethan Allen Interiors, Inc. 

 

3. The Community Service Excellence Award Recipient:

Congressman Michael M. Honda (15th Congressional District, CA)

 

 

Corporate Excellence Awards

 

1. The Diversity Excellence Award: McDonald’s Corporation

 

Accepting the Award: Patricia Harris, Global Chief Diversity Officer, McDonald’s Corporation & Vice President, McDonald’s U.S.A. 


2. The Women's Initiative Excellence Award: PepsiCo

 

Accepting the Award: Lorraine Chow Hansen, SVP & Global Chief Marketing Officer, Hydration & Mood Management, PepsiCo 

 

 

3. The Community Engagement Excellence Award: Target Corporation

 

Accepting the Award: Milt Liu, PFresh, Projector Director, Merchandise Pyramid, Target Corporation

 

 

Entertainment


 

Rose Jang
Acclaimed Korean-American Pop Opera Artist

 

 

Phil Nee
Comedian

 

New York Classical Players
Chamber Orchestra 

                    

 

 

 

 

 

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