2014 Diversity Leadership Forum & Awards Ceremony

Building Shareholder Value in the Global Marketplace: Engaging Asian Pacific American & Asian Talent

MONDAY, JUNE 9, 2014


Asia Society’s 6th Annual Diversity Leadership Forum (DLF) provides a vital platform for companies to explore how to develop Asian Pacific American as well as Asian talent to gain a competitive edge in the U.S. and global marketplaces. This year’s conference will highlight the critical link between increasing shareholder value and optimizing the Asian Pacific American talent pool. Learn with your peers how leveraging the perspectives of Asian Pacific American as well Asian talent can position your company and its workforce for success.

This one-day forum is a must-attend event for seasoned executives and emerging leaders who understand that diversity and inclusion (D&I) are critical to shareholder value. The program offers a track specifically focused on developing Asian Pacific American as well as Asian leaders, and executive and industry roundtables. The forum includes interactive discussions with an emphasis on the skills and competencies future leaders will need as we enter into a complex and rapidly-evolving business era.

The forum culminates with the 5th Annual Diversity Awards Ceremony, which recognizes companies that excel at developing Asian Pacific American leaders and embracing global diversity.


  • Line managers, chief talent officers, chief marketing officers, chief diversity officers, chief risk officers and other executives who are responsible for growing global market share.
  • Senior HR and business leaders tasked with implementing D&I programs.
  • Business executives who have Profit &Loss responsibility and contribute to growing shareholder value.
  • Executive sponsors of business resource groups [BRGs] as well as their leaders who contribute to the bottom line and demand innovative strategies.


  • Discover the critical link between developing Asian Pacific American and Asian talent to maximize your shareholder value in a global economy.
  • Network with up to 250 Asian Pacific Americans and Asian industry leaders, business line managers, executive sponsors of Asian Pacific American business resource groups, and chief marketing officers of Fortune 1,000 companies who are responsible for leveraging D&I initiatives to drive market share.
  • Explore award-winning strategies for promoting Asian Pacific American as well as Asian talent into senior leadership positions, becoming an employer of choice, and influencing retention through mentorship.
  • Hear ground-breaking research results from the 2014 Asian Pacific Americans Corporate Survey.

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