|OCA To Host Second Annual Bamboo Event In Washington, DC
J. Rumsey | Associate Director of Development
202 223 5500 |
D.C. – OCA, a national organization dedicated to advancing the social,
political and economic well-being of Asian Pacific Americans (APAs), has
partnered once again with Yum!
Brands, the world's largest restaurant company to host the
second annual Bamboo event for aspiring APA professionals. Bamboo will take
place Friday, October 22, 2010 at the Liaison Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.
Build, Breakthrough & Believe is a professional development program
introduced in 2009 by OCA to create and strengthen a pipeline of emerging APA
leaders. Over 100 APA young professionals attended the Bamboo launch in
Washington, D.C. in conjunction with OCA’s National APA Corporate Achievement
goal of Bamboo is to provide relevant professional development,
peer-networking, and mentoring to aspiring APA professionals. Sessions and
topics will range from personal branding to corporate success tactics and
an Asian Pacific American organization, we strongly believe aspiring APA
professionals are essential to advancing our mission,” said Ken Lee, OCA
National President. "With Bamboo we hope to continue to provide
meaningful professional development, networking and mentoring opportunities to
our rising leaders."
Bamboo program provides an opportunity for APA professionals to learn from
community members who have had diverse experiences and met their true potential
in their personal and professional lives.
speakers will include; Carl
Choi, President and CEO of Plan C Agency, Michelle DiTondo, Vice
President of Human Resources for Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, Sue Ann Hong, Claims
Manager for State Farm, Ken
Lee, OCA National President, Bob Lim, Vice President of West Area
Sales for Kraft Foods, Ray
Rivera, Director of the Office of Public Engagement for
Secretary Ken Salazar and Amado
Uno, Special Assistant to the Secretary Department of Labor.
Co-Sponsor: State Farm; Community Sponsor:
Southern California Edison; Friends
of Bamboo: Anheuser-Busch and Kraft Foods; Official Airline:
more information or to register for Bamboo please visit www.ocanational.org or contact Victoria
J. Rumsey, Associate Director of Development at