Are the issues of career development improving for the next generation of Asian American professionals? In today's business environment, technology and globalization have created an interconnected world and have transformed the rules for engaging the new generation of talent. A recent study noted that by 2025, Millennials will comprise 75% of the world's workforce. Is your organization ready to attract, engage and leverage the innovative strengths of this high-potential demographic? An engaging panel of Asian Millennials will highlight the issues behind their work styles, communications, engagement, productivity and career development."
Chanthyna C. Chhay
Chanthyna Chhay is an Analyst in the Operations Performance Metric group at National Grid. She joined National Grid shortly after graduating Cornell University with a double major in Economics and Spanish. She joined the company as an energy policy analyst and moved into the metrics team in September. Chanthyna is also the Chair of the Asian Leadership Association employee resource group at National Grid.
Chanthyna is a second-generation American
born in Boston and is half Cambodian and
half Peruvian. Outside of work, she volunteers weekly with Horizons for Homeless Children.
Michael Eng is a Senior Sales Executive at AT&T, where he is responsible for driving multimillion-dollar sales growth in the areas of telecommunications, IT consulting, hosting and application services. Before being promoted to his current position, Michael was a Mobility Sales Executive where he joined the Premier Client Group in Boston, Massachusetts. For the past five years he has been responsible for selling complex business-to-business mobility solutions to small to medium size businesses holding annual revenue over seven million dollars. During his time as a Mobility Sales Executive, he was
nominated to be a part of AT&T’s Leadership Development Program, a program devoted to developing high potential sales professionals into management. Michael graduated in 2007 from Miami University in Ohio. After graduating he moved to Atlanta, Georgia where he started his career at AT&T’s
College Hire Program, an accelerated program dedicated to acclimating young sales professionals into the telecommunication industry.
Audrey S. Lee
Audrey Lee, Vice President of Hyun & Associates, is a leadership and diversity strategist, bringing nearly 20 years of business experience and cultural expertise to her consulting practice with Fortune 500 companies. A seasoned stage performer, she also translates her on-stage experiences to programs that focus on effective communications and executive presence. She is a frequent speaker at international conferences, corporate initiatives, and community events. Prior to joining Hyun & Associates, she managed key marketing initiatives in high
technology companies such as Adaptec, Fujitsu, Philips and Raychem. Audrey is a graduate of Georgetown University’s Leadership Coaching Program, and also holds dual degrees in Spanish and Music
from Indiana University. She currently serves on the Advisory Board for the New York Asian Women’s Center (NYAWC), and is an adjunct faculty member at Cornell University, ILR School and the Conference Board.
Sarah Peacey is a Management Consultant with KPMG’s People and Change practice based in Chicago, IL. She specializes in
behavioral change management, talent acquisition, project management and social media. In her current role, Sarah is leading the change management and training for global finance transformation initiatives at Fortune 500 clients. Sarah launched the Chicago chapter of KPMG’s Asian Pacific Islander Network [APIN] in 2005 and currently sits on the Advisory Board for the
National APIN network where she contributes to the creation of strategies for professional development, mentoring and corporate social responsibility. Sarah has a Masters’ degree in Organization Behavior with concentrations in Organization
Development and Management in a Professional Technical Environment; certificates in Organization Development (OD) and Training and Development; and is currently a doctoral student at Benedictine University in OD where she is focusing her research on the impact of
globalization on corporate strategy.