NAAAP Boston to Host Second Leadership Forum on Sept. 14

From NAAAP Boston

The National Association of Asian American Professionals Boston chapter (NAAAP Boston) will hold its Second Annual Leadership Forum on Saturday, September 14, from 12:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Hilton Back Bay at 40 Dalton Street.

With the success of last year’s inaugural event, NAAAP Boston was honored with the “Chapter Excellent Programming Award”, which recognized the Leadership Forum as the best program throughout all the NAAAP chapters extending across North America. The Corporate Relations Committee will continue this new tradition with the Second Annual Leadership Forum, which includes expanded professional development and networking opportunities. The Leadership Forum will feature a keynote speech on “Leadership Styles for Professional Development,” a panel presentation on “Awakening the Leader in You,” a Career and Informational Fair of 15-20 companies, and networking opportunities.

Flora Sah, Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at State Street Corporation, will offer the keynote speech on “Leadership Styles for Professional Development.” Senior executives from leading companies will also share their personal career stories of “Awakening the Leader in You” at the panel discussion. This year’s panelists are: Su Joun, Director of Talent, Inclusion & Mobility at Blue Cross Blue Shield; Roger Young, VP of Human Resources & Chief Diversity Officer at National Grid; Yek Cheng, Vice President & Actuary, Corporate Finance at MassMutual Financial Group; and Raymond Han, Managing Director at Accenture.

In addition, attendees will find great job opportunities at the Career Fair among the NAAAP Boston sponsors and partners. Career Fair participants include Accenture, EMC

Liberty Mutual Insurance, MassMutual Financial Group, National Grid, Putnam Investments, RBS Citizens, State Street, and Tufts Health Plan, with more sponsors still joining.

Tickets are now available, with discounts for students and NAAAP Boston members. For pricing and discounts, as well as information about the program, speakers, and sponsors, please visit

Event Program

12:00 pm-1:00 pm Registration and Networking Reception
1:00 pm-1:15 pm Welcome Speech by President & Vice President of Relations
1:15 pm-1:45 pm Keynote Speech: Leadership Styles for Professional Development
1:45 pm-3:30 pm Panel Presentation: Awakening the Leader in You
3:30 pm-6:30 pm Career and Information Fair and Network Reception

NAAAP Boston is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), all-volunteer, Pan-Asian American professional organization that promotes the career advancement and leadership development of Asian American professionals in all fields through professional development, community service, and social events. As part of a NAAAP National, NAAAP Boston is the largest and fastest growing Asian American professional organization in Greater Boston. Through its nine committees, members can participate in many activities that bring together other Asian American professionals in the community.