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Media Advisory: 2017 Asian Pacific Americans Corporate Survey & Awards


25 May 2017 - 8:30am – 9:15am
TimeWarner Center (map)
New York, NY
Press registration


Join Fortune 500 executives for a press briefing as they discuss diversity in the workplace and how to engage Asian and Asian Pacific American (APA) employees. The briefing will cover the results of the 2017 Asian Pacific Americans Corporate Survey, a national benchmarking study aimed to fill a critical knowledge gap relating to the growth, development, and advancement of Asian and APA employees. The winners of the 2017 Best Asian Pacific American Employer Awards will also be announced. Now in their eighth year, the awards honor employers at the forefront of promoting and developing APA talent.

Briefing speakers include:

  • Jyoti Chopra, managing director and head of global citizenship and sustainability, BNY Mellon;
  • Sophia H. Khan, senior director, global inclusion diversity and engagement, Medtronic;
  • David Whitelaw Reid, executive director of global talent initiatives at Asia Society.

Light breakfast provided.

Registered press are also welcomed to stay for the Diversity Leadership Forum, which will include keynote addresses by Mehmood Khan, chief scientific officer of Pepsico, and Richard Lui, anchor for MSNBC and NBC News. See full agenda.