Ascend Seattle Chapter
Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2022
Time: 3:00PM PT
Venue: Zoom Meeting
Format: Group session 1st half with various presentation from chapter and panel speakers; Four breakout session 2nd half led by each of the panel speakers
Focus Topics: Focusing on each keynote speaker’s career journey, what challenges / obstacles they have overcome, how they maintain their Asian heritage identity and core values along the way in corporate America, and any career advice that can be shared with the group of professionals and potentially students, etc.
Executive Recruiting Coordinator, Amazon
Former Miss Washington USA 2021
Kay Kay Chan
Cyber Risk & Regulatory Director
Kay Kay has 12+ years of healthcare risk and operations experience. Prior to joining PwC in 2018, she held executive positions across private equity firms, health systems and large academic medical centers, particularly Seattle Children’s in various roles across operations, research administration and compliance. Kay Kay served on the Ascend board at earlier stages of her career. (Linkedin profile)
Jessica Kennedy Coaching LLC
Jess had worked at PwC for 11+ years along the assurance line of service, and she left the firm as an Assurance Senior Manager at the end of last year to start her own business. Jess is now a Certified Confidence and Purpose Coach at Jessica Kennedy Coaching LLC located in CA. She is passionate about helping high-achieving individuals discover and live their purpose, build their confidence, and maximize their potential through providing training around career development, diversity & inclusion, leadership development and life coaching, etc. (Linkedin profile)
Entrepreneur/ Sr Manager International Business Development and Strategy
18+ years of experience in accounting and finance, passionate about beating my own performance each year and more importantly supporting the development of others. Specifically through sharing stories of my observations and learnings over time.
Founder of BestieGram.com, with the dream of building a working model that supports with parents/caretakers, while at the same time spreading joy and happiness to others.
PPN Co-Chair for Starbucks
My motivation is to show people their potential and help them realize it.
NW Productions, LLC