by Babu Chimata
Connect, Communicate, Network and Exchange ideas with fellow professionals of Asian origin at Connect Asia and celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
Date: Saturday, May 16th, 2015
Time: 5:00 PM CST to 9:30 PM CST
Venue: Medtronic Auditorium
8200 Coral Sea St NE
Mounds View, MN 55112
Connect Asia is a unique platform that aims to bring together corporate employee resource groups and Asian organizations under one umbrella to promote engagement, inclusion and diversity in corporate leadership.
A non-profit organization founded in 1973, IAM represents over 40,000 Indians in Minnesota. Through Connect Asia, IAM aim is to promote diversity throughout organizations, and to empower employees of Asian descent to achieve their career aspirations.
Connect Asia – Spring 2015 aims to:
Build a strong and cohesive community of Asian descent professionals
Network and share best practices among Asian employee resource groups
Engage with Minnesota State Government agencies such as CAPM for advancing the interests of Asians at the state level
The evening dinner program will feature a keynote address as well as roundtable discussions on a variety of topics concerning the Asian community in the greater Twin Cities area.