Hundreds of Asian women have thronged to our leadership forums to learn, ask questions, and network. Featured speakers represent the top minds from across corporate America, making it a quality experience for participants. We have partnered with various major corporations to bring our Born to Lead forum to you. It is a welcomed addition to the programs geared towards the development of Asian women leaders. Stay tuned for information on the next Leadership Awards Dinner. If you have questions, please review the Frequently Asked Questions page for complete details on requirements, qualifications and the submission process.
This varies, however, for individual ethnic groups. Bamboo ceiling This concept appears to elevate Asian Americans by portraying them as an elite group of successful, highly educated, intelligent, and wealthy individuals, but it can also be considered an overly narrow and overly one-dimensional portrayal of Asian Americans, leaving out other human qualities such as vocal leadership, negative emotions, risk taking, ability to learn from mistakes, and desire for creative expression. Traits outside of the model minority mold can be seen as negative character flaws for Asian Americans despite those very same traits being positive for the general American majority e. For this reason, Asian Americans encounter a "bamboo ceiling", the Asian American equivalent of the glass ceiling in the workplace, with only 1. Since then, a variety of sectors including nonprofits, universities, the government have discussed the impact of the ceiling as it relates to Asians and the challenges they face.
Judging Panel Each year, ALB invites an independent judging panel of senior and expert legal industry leaders from various sectors corresponding to the diverse list of award categories. ALB is pleased to introduce some of the distinguished judges who reviewed the submissions, together with the rest of the panel who will be revealed on the evening of the awards. He is responsible for managing the legal and compliance risk across the business and, in particular, providing strategic advice to the senior management team.
Berkeley Red, White, and Bruised: Bloodied by combat, Japan's disabled veterans were heroically cast as "heroes in white," a term derived from the white hospital gowns that they habitually wore in public. But, after , these living casualties of war had to endure not only the trauma of battle and the unease of newly-acquired disabilities but also military occupation by the very-same foe that battered their bodies and shattered their lives.