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The National Association of Asian American Professionals Columbus invites you to attend the Asian American Professionals Conference on March 31, here in Columbus Ohio at Ohio Stadium in the University Suite. More info to come!

NAAAP's vision is "We make leaders!", and this conference certainly aligns with our vision. We at NAAAP Columbus see the incredible leadership within the Asian community here locally in Central Ohio, and thus we see this conference as an opportunity to share the experiences and ideas amongst the current and future leaders. We see this conference as an opportunity for attendees to find mentors, to discuss issues, and to devise solutions.

For further information or updates on NAAAP Columbus and the Asian American Professionals Conference, visit our website or follow us on facebook and twitter.

The National Association of Asian American Professionals Columbus invites you to attend the Asian American Professionals Conference on March 31, here in Columbus Ohio at Ohio Stadium in the University Suite. More info to come!

NAAAP's vision is "We make leaders!", and this conference certainly aligns with our vision. We at NAAAP Columbus see the incredible leadership within the Asian community here locally in Central Ohio, and thus we see this conference as an opportunity to share the experiences and ideas amongst the current and future leaders. We see this conference as an opportunity for attendees to find mentors, to discuss issues, and to devise solutions.

For further information or updates on NAAAP Columbus and the Asian American Professionals Conference, visit our website or follow us on facebook and twitter.

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The Ohio State University 

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The Ohio State University 

Keynote Speakers
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Theresa Lee

Theresa Lee is a first generation immigrant from Hong Kong, and a long time resident of Columbus Ohio.

Theresa is very supportive in the well being of the Asian American community, Women’s movement, and civil rights. She served as the President and board member of the OCA Columbus Chapter for six years. She organized the establishment of the Asian American Soldier Historical Marker for the Bicentennial Celebration of the State of Ohio in 2003. She organized a series of signature events for the Asian American community, including a gala recognizing Asian American Leadership in 2006, Youth Hate Crime Prevention Conference in 2007, and Women’s Votes Women’s Voices in 2008. She also served as a language interpreter for the Asian American Community Services. She is one of the recipients of the Woman Making History Award from The Franklin County Board of Commissioners. In addition, Theresa was also honored by the House of Representatives of the 124 General Assembly of Ohio as one of Ohio’s finest citizen.

An analytical chemist by training, she graduated from Purdue University. After a 23-year career in pharmaceutical industry, she retired as a Research Fellow in 2005 from the Ross Product Division of Abbott. She is the inventor of 9 US Patents, 27 International Patents, and 26 peer-reviewed scientific research publications. She is the wife of Dr. Siu-Leung Lee, and mother of two pediatricians - Dr. Joan Lee and Dr. Adrienne Lee. 

 

Joseph Chen

Joseph is a Columbus entrepenuer and businessman who is currently the founder and owner of Fresh 50, a downtown restaurant support projects that alleviate hunger and poverty around the world .

A 2002 graduate of Ohio State University, Joseph began his first business venture selling clearance Victoria's Secret underwear overseas in college. Joseph parlayed his success into a retail clothing store in the South Campus Gateway adjacent to Ohio State. Unsatisfied with a job working in corporate banking, Joseph started Fresh 50, keeping in mind the core principles of doing meaningful and fun work with self motivated people who take pride in their work.

Theresa Lee

Theresa Lee is a first generation immigrant from Hong Kong, and a long time resident of Columbus Ohio.

Theresa is very supportive in the well being of the Asian American community, Women’s movement, and civil rights. She served as the President and board member of the OCA Columbus Chapter for six years. She organized the establishment of the Asian American Soldier Historical Marker for the Bicentennial Celebration of the State of Ohio in 2003. She organized a series of signature events for the Asian American community, including a gala recognizing Asian American Leadership in 2006, Youth Hate Crime Prevention Conference in 2007, and Women’s Votes Women’s Voices in 2008. She also served as a language interpreter for the Asian American Community Services. She is one of the recipients of the Woman Making History Award from The Franklin County Board of Commissioners. In addition, Theresa was also honored by the House of Representatives of the 124 General Assembly of Ohio as one of Ohio’s finest citizen.

An analytical chemist by training, she graduated from Purdue University. After a 23-year career in pharmaceutical industry, she retired as a Research Fellow in 2005 from the Ross Product Division of Abbott. She is the inventor of 9 US Patents, 27 International Patents, and 26 peer-reviewed scientific research publications. She is the wife of Dr. Siu-Leung Lee, and mother of two pediatricians - Dr. Joan Lee and Dr. Adrienne Lee. 

 

Joseph Chen

Joseph is a Columbus entrepenuer and businessman who is currently the founder and owner of Fresh 50, a downtown restaurant support projects that alleviate hunger and poverty around the world .

A 2002 graduate of Ohio State University, Joseph began his first business venture selling clearance Victoria's Secret underwear overseas in college. Joseph parlayed his success into a retail clothing store in the South Campus Gateway adjacent to Ohio State. Unsatisfied with a job working in corporate banking, Joseph started Fresh 50, keeping in mind the core principles of doing meaningful and fun work with self motivated people who take pride in their work.

 

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