Breaking the Bamboo Ceiling: Empowering Asian Americans in the Workplace

Date: Friday, May 17, 2024

Time: Check-in: 10:30am | Workshop:11:00am- 2pm *Lunch Provided

Location: FVTC | D. J. Bordini Center 5 N Systems Dr, Appleton, WI – Room BC141

Price: No Cost for ACEL Members | No Cost College students | $20 for Non-Members

Purchase your ticket here!

Come join us at Fox Valley Tech | D. J. Bordini Center for an exciting workshop designed to shine a spotlight on the Asian American identity within the professional setting, addressing the challenges, stereotypes, and discrimination that often silence their talents.

In today’s multicultural workforce, Asian Americans bring unique perspectives, talents, and leadership qualities. However, the pervasive stigma and historical experiences have led to the phenomenon known as the “bamboo ceiling,” where Asian American professionals face barriers to advancement and leadership roles. Led by Sheng Lee Yang, MSW, LCSW, PMH-C from US 2 Behavioral Health, who has broken through barriers and achieved success.

Gain valuable insights, network with like-minded individuals, and be inspired to reach new heights in your career. We will even provide lunch. Don’t miss this chance to be part of a movement towards greater diversity and inclusion in the corporate world!

10:30 am Check in and networking
11:00 am Workshop- lunch provided
2:00 pm Closing remarks and networking

Helpful tips for the day:
– We welcome all!
– Lunch and bottled water is provided.
– Feel free to bring your own lunch or beverage if you prefer or have dietary restrictions.

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