9:30 am — 1:00 pm
Bloomfield Township Public Library
1099 Lone Pine Road

Bloomfield Township, MI 48302 United States
Free – $50
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Member Benefit & Event

LEARN & GROW Series Launch: Inaugural Session on July 15th

National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) Detroit Chapter

is proud to launch the Professional Learn & Grow (L&G) Series with its inaugural session focusing on “Communication,” to be held at the Bloomfield Township Public Library on July 15th, 2017 from 9:30am to 1:00pm.

The L&G Series is designed to teach the skills essential for professional growth through moderated panel discussions with professionals in various fields.  We believe that bringing a diverse body of professionals together for rigorous discussion will create a unique learning opportunity for NAAAP Detroit members.

The first session will focus on communication skills.  A panel of speakers from various professions will share their personal experiences and accumulated knowledge, and engage in direct dialog and discussion with session participants. The high-level agenda is listed below.  More details will be provided in the coming weeks.

Saturday, July 15, 2017
09:30 am – 10:00 am  Registration
10:00 am – 10:15 am  Introduction of the L & G series
10:15 am – 12:15 pm  Moderated forum discussion
12:15 pm – 01:00 pm  Lunch and discussion on future topics

Explore below “Teaser Questions” and register to join us for an inspiring experience:

  1. To become successful in your profession, what are the most important skills?
  2. How does Communication skill play a role in your professional and personal life?
  3. How would you rate your own communication skill?
    1. Never learned
    2. Some self-learning
    3. With formal training
    4. Actively improving
    5. Served as communication coach
  4. What do you want to learn the most from this forum on Communication?
  5. What would you share with others on Communication?
  6. What other skills should the L&G series explore in the future?

Featuring Panelists:

Arianna Quan: Miss Michigan 2016.  The first Asian American Miss Michigan within the Miss America Scholarship Organization and the first state titleholder with the distinction of being a naturalized citizen…     Read more

Asim Alavi: Director Technology at AT&T.  Experienced Industry Leader with a proven track record of leading AT&T teams on Fortune 500 outsourcing engagements. Currently managing State of Wisconsin, State of Michigan and University of Michigan Hospitals & Health Centers multi services contracts…     Read more

Henry Tanaka: Academic Dean for the Division of Art, Design and Humanities at Oakland Community College.  Also has presented workshop and seminars on his personal art work locally and nationally…      Read more

David S. Kwon, M.D.: Medical Director for the Center for Cancer Surgery within the Henry Ford Health System.  Also involved in survival outcomes reporting, cancer telemedicine, and tumor registry expansion…     Read more

Tom Watkins: President and CEO of the Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority (DWMHA). Under his leadership, DWMHA continues to “put people first”. His career and commitment to serving people spans over three decades…     Read more

Post Event:

July 15th marked the first installment of the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) Detroit Chapter’s new Learn & Grow (L&G) event series for members. The goal of the L&G Series is to share insights and critical skills from different industries and to help the members of NAAAP Detroit develop professionally. The July 15th meeting included breakfast and lunch, featuring a moderator driven panel discussion that fielded many questions from the audience…

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FREE | $50
  • Saturday, July 15, 2017
  • 9:30am-10:00am   Registration
  • 10:00am-10:15am   Introduction of the L & G series
  • 10:15am-12:15pm   Moderated forum discussion
  • 12:15pm-01:00pm   Lunch and discussion on future topics
  • Bloomfield Township Public Library
  • 1099 Lone Pine Road, Bloomfield Township, Michigan 48302

  • Member Admission: Free
  • Non-member Admission: $10
  • Join Membership: $50

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July 15, 2017
9:30 am - 1:00 pm
Free – $50
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