Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Time: 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Location: Site Design Group, ltd.
Address: 888 S. Michigan Ave. Suite 1000, Chicago, IL
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/608222039238590/
Taiwanese American Professionals in Chicago and TAP-Illinois are hosting a professional and leadership development seminar featuring guest speaker Ernest Wong. Ernest is the founder of site design group ltd, an urban design and landscape architecture firm based in Chicago. Due to his many professional achievements, the Chicago Tribune named Ernest as “2010 Chicagoan of the Year”. Ernest is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Chinese American Service League (CASL), the largest social services organization in the Midwest serving Chinese Americans. With a $12 million annual budget, CASL provides youth, elderly employment training, family counseling, and education services to over 17,000 clients each year.
Ernest will discuss his professional and entrepreneurial career as well as his involvement in service and leadership in the community. Q&A session will follow his presentation. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.
Registration: Free by Monday, December 9th, $10 afterward if space remains.
Register at: https://www.wepay.com/events/tap-ernest-wong
Getting There: Harrison Red line, HW Library Orange, Pink, Brown lines and numerous CTA buses, limited street parking.
Questions? Call or email:
Hauwei Lien 302.559.5948 | [email protected]
More about the Speaker
Ernest Wong is the President of site design group ltd and a member of the American Society of Landscape Architects Council of Fellows, the American Planning Association, and the Urban Land Institute. Ernest has directed many award-winning projects including Ping Tom Memorial Park, The Park at Lakeshore East, and the State Street Lightscape. In addition to his professional accomplishments, Ernest served on Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel’s Transition Committee for Economic Development and Planning. He currently serves as a Commissioner on both the Chicago Landmarks Commission and the Commission on Cultural Affairs.