Ascend New England 2022
Inspiring Across Generations Conference

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Event Details

Date: Saturday, December 3, 2022

Time: 9:00AM - 3:30PM ET

Venue: Harvard University’s Gutman Library – 9 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA 02138

Admission: Member: $25 I  Non-Member: $50  I  Students: $10

Description

Ascend New England is proud to present our 2022 Annual IAG Conference.

A Leadership conference on why Belonging matters in the workplace.

Agenda

9:00AM - 10:00AM ET: 

Registration

10:00AM - 10:10AM ET: 

Opening Remarks

10:10AM - 10:55AM ET: 

Keynote Bartholomew Jae, Director of Education and Development at the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 

Moderator Melinda Ng, Director People & Culture, Biotech Industry

10:55AM - 11:00AM ET:

Transition Time

11:00AM - 11:45AM ET: 

11:45AM - 12:00PM ET: 

Break Out

12:00PM - 1:00PM ET:

Lunch

1:00PM - 1:45PM ET: 

1:45PM - 2:00PM ET: 

Closing remarks

2:00PM - 2:50PM ET: 

Networking

Key Note Speaker & Moderator

 

Key Note

Bartholomew Jae

Director of Education and Development

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

Moderator

Melinda Ng

Director, People and Culture

Biotech Industry

Panel 1: Making Strides in DEI

 

The importance of DEI in your company, the first steps of introducing DEI in startups or professions without the foundation, speaking up.

Track #1

Students

Students: Researching company culture when making your decision as a new graduate.

Speaker

Cha Cha Wang

Head of Insights

PUMA Group

Speaker

Qing Xue

Senior Associate

PwC

Track #2

Professionals

Young Professionals: Getting involved or starting a DEI initiative.

Being proud of your heritage in a culturally homogenous environment.

Senior Professions: Creating and supporting the DEI movement in your company.

Speaker

Monyrath Chan

Associate Director

Lantheus

Speaker

Makayla Gessford

Senior Process Engineer II

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Panel 2: Deloitte Business Chemistry
Speakers

 

Pretty Agrawal

Senior Manager

Deloitte

Ash Bhattacharya

Consultant

Deloitte

Yehmin Chern

International Tax Senior Manager

Deloitte

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Isabel Zhu

Senior Manager

Deloitte

Partners

Gold Partners

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Silver Partners

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