Date: Thursday, September 13, 2012
Time: 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Location: Morgan Stanley 33rd Floor Large Conference Room
Address: 227 W Monroe, Chicago, IL
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/342292282526646/
Taiwanese American Professionals in Chicago (TAP-Chicago), Asian Professional Network (APN), and Asian American Chicago Network (AACN), are hosting a professional seminar featuring our guest speaker Unmi Song, executive director of the Lloyd A. Fry Foundation, a Chicago-based foundation that supports nonprofits serving low-income communities in Chicago with a focus on arts education, education, employment, and health.
Unmi will discuss her transition from the banking/finance sector to nonprofit community work, her involvement with the White House Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, and her membership in the Asian Giving Circle, a group of people who pool their donations to support Asian American community organizations. Q&A session will follow the presentation. We will provide light snacks and refreshments during the event.
Please also join us for drinks and networking afterward at a nearby location (TBD).
Tickets: Must be registered by 2:00pm on Wednesday, September 13, 2012 for access to building.
Jack Tian | email: [email protected] | phone: (630)935-9991
About the speaker
Song received a B.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago and continued her education at the University’s Graduate School of Business, obtaining an M.B.A. in Finance and International Business in 1986. She has expertise in the financial arena; Song was a vice president of Bankers Trust Company and held positions at Citicorp Investment Bank in New York City, at the First National Bank of Chicago and at Gold Star Tele-Electric Company, in Seoul, Korea. Prior to joining the Fry Foundation, she handled Employment Program grantmaking, which covered job training and welfare policy issues, at the Joyce Foundation.
Song has many affiliations with philanthropic and nonprofit organizations. She was appointed by President Obama to serve on the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. She currently serves on the boards of the Donors Forum of Illinois and the Alliance for the Great Lakes. The Alliance advocates for public policies that protect and help clean-up the Great Lakes. She has served as board chair for the Asian American Justice Center, overseeing the growth of what is now the nation’s leading Pan-Asian American civil rights group. Song was also a board member of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in Philanthropy.
More about the Asian Professional Network: http://asianprofessionalnetwork.com/
More about the Asian American Chicago Network: http://www.asianamericanchicagonetwork.com/
More about TAP-Chicago: http://tapchicago.org/