[MEMBERS ONLY] Andrew Yang in Conversation With Asia Society President Kevin RuddVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Asian Americans, Building America
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Join us for a special conversation with lawyer, businessman, entrepreneur, former presidential candidate and now New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang, who will share his perspectives on the current spate of xenophobia and violence towards Asian-Americans, and what it means to be Asian-American in all the arenas in which he has worked in his career. What can be done to stem the tide of hate, from the C-Suite, and from local and national government, and other segments of American society?
Andrew Yang is running for Mayor of New York City. He is an entrepreneur, author, philanthropist, non-profit leader, and former 2020 presidential candidate. After being a corporate lawyer for five short months, joining a few start-ups, and even launching his own company, he eventually became CEO of an educational company that became #1 in the country. He then started an entrepreneurship non-profit, Venture for America, which worked to empower thousands of young entrepreneurs to bring the dynamism from New York City to communities across the country. He was named a Presidential Ambassador for Entrepreneurship by the White House during the Obama Administration and a Champion of Change for his work with Venture for America. After exiting the 2020 presidential race, he founded Humanity Forward, a non-profit providing over a million dollars in basic income grants to New Yorkers struggling due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Hon. Kevin Rudd AC is President and CEO of the Asia Society, and inaugural President of the Asia Society Policy Institute. He served as 26th Prime Minister of Australia (2007 to 2010, 2013) and as Foreign Minister (2010 to 2012). He is Chair of the Board of the International Peace Institute in New York, and Chair of Sanitation and Water for All – a global partnership of government and non-governmental organizations dedicated to the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 6. He is a Distinguished Fellow at Chatham House and the Paulson Institute, and a Distinguished Statesman with the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He is also a member of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization’s Group of Eminent Persons.
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