This is a digital workshop that will take place over Zoom. Please RSVP below.
The same panel will be given twice on the same day.
6:00pm EST / 5:00pm CST / 3:00pm PST
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
8:00pm EST / 7:00pm CST / 5:00pm PST
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
API/LGBTQ leaders have had to navigate unique challenges such as invisibility, intersectionality, and cultural biases on their journeys to success. Hear from a panel of distinguished openly LGBT API senior leaders in the business community, nonprofit sector, and government tell their stories. They will share their personal challenges and unique insights for professionals to understand how to advance in their careers, and how to succeed as senior leaders.
The panels are free of charge but RSVP is required. A voluntary $35 donation will support the National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance’s corporate professional development programs.
S P E A K E R S
Rachel See is the Special Assistant to the EEOC Chair. She leads numerous policy, information governance, and technology-related initiatives at the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Rachel previously managed the EEOC's use of complex technology in its nationwide litigation program, as the EEOC's Assistant General Counsel for Technology.
At the National Labor Relations Board, in addition to representing the Agency in its response to complex Congressional oversight requests, Rachel was the lead architect behind the NLRB General Counsel’s eDiscovery and subpoena-enforcement program in high-profile, nationwide cases.
Before entering government service, Rachel was a litigation partner at Williams Mullen in Richmond, Virginia, where she led the firm’s Electronic Discovery and Litigation Technology practice group. She previously was an associate in the eDiscovery practice group of Seyfarth Shaw in Chicago.
Daniel Jae-Won Lee is the Executive Director of the Levi Strauss Foundation, which supports pioneering social change in the areas of HIV/AIDS, worker rights and well-being and social justice in communities touched by Levi Strauss & Co.’s business.
Board service has included La Cocina, Astraea Foundation for Lesbian Justice, Global Health Advisory Council of Open Society Foundations, Council on Foundations, Funders Concerned about AIDS (former chair) and Massachusetts Asian AIDS Prevention Project (founding board); and advisory councils of Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus, Horizons Foundation and Global Fund for Women.
Previously, he was Senior Program Officer for Asia Pacific at the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission and served as a researcher/writer for Let’s Go travel guides. He received his AB in religion from Princeton University, Master of Divinity from Harvard University and Honorary Doctorate of Sacred Theology from the Starr King School for the Ministry.
Janice Jabido is Intellectual Property Counsel for Raytheon Technologies Corp., Pratt & Whitney division. As IP Counsel, Janice is responsible for all aspects of intellectual property, including litigation, post-grant review, and opposition practice, as well as development of strategies to manage patent, trade secret, copyright, and trademark portfolios. Janice also provides counsel on general, transactional, and compliance client matters related to intellectual property.
Prior to joining RTC, Janice was a senior associate in the IP Litigation Department of Ropes & Gray LLP and has practiced in many district courts throughout the country as well as the Federal Circuit, the ITC, and before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board. Janice has been active on the board of the National Filipino American Lawyers Association as Regional Governor, Secretary, Vice President for Membership and At-Large. In addition, Janice served as secretary for the Asian American Bar Association of Greater Chicago. Janice received her J.D. and B.S. from Tulane University in New Orleans, LA.
Parag Mehta is the Executive Director of the Center for Inclusive Growth, the philanthropic hub of Mastercard. He leads a global team of professionals who are dedicated to ensuring that the benefits of economic growth are broadly shared and who work to leverage the core competencies and assets of Mastercard to achieve the same.
Prior to joining Mastercard, Parag served as Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to the 19th Surgeon General of the U.S. In that capacity, he organized a series of campaigns to address some of the most pressing public health issues of our time. Parag also spent more than four years directing communications for a civil rights agency in the U.S. Department of Labor and served on Barack Obama's presidential transition team as a liaison to the Asian American and Pacific Islander Communities and to LGBT Americans.
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