2014 Whole Person Leadership Seminar - Los Angeles
Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 8:00 AM (PDT)
Whole Person Leadership -
Balancing Sharing and Caring
Two issues affecting all sectors, generations, and cultures are: Sharing….making the world a better place, helping others and making a difference; and Caring (work/life balance)….having a successful career, being a devoted spouse/partner, super parent, or caregiver.
Emcee: Josie Liu (Agency Field Executive, State Farm Insurance; APAWLI Class of 2013)
PRESENTATION: “Whole Person Leadership”: Peggy Nagae, Program Director and Rosie Abriam, CEO/President
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Marjorie Kagawa-Singer: PhD, MA, MN, RN, FAAN; Professor; UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and Asian American Studies Department
Dr. Marjorie Kagawa-Singer is a professor at the UCLA School of Public Health and Asian American Studies Center. Presently her research focuses on developing standards of cultural competence in health care research and practice and reducing disparities in health outcomes for populations of color, especially Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and other Pacific Islanders.
Dr. Kagawa-Singer serves on multiple local, state, and national committees involved with issues of ethnicity and health care. She has published, lectured nationally and internationally, and taught extensively on issues in cross-cultural health care, cancer, pain, grief and bereavement, end of life decision-making, and quality of life. She also serves as consultant to community groups to reach underserved populations with cancer education and services.
PANEL I: “Work Life Balance” Today’s women have many competing responsibilities (e.g. work, family, children, housework, volunteering, elderly parent care, etc.) which places stress on individuals, families and the communities in which they reside. What work life balance issues/challenges face each generation? How are women in various stages of their lives and careers able to maintain this balance?
Facilitator: Debra Nakatomi (Nakatomi & Associates)
Millennial: Tammy Tran (Public Affairs, Strategic Engagement- Southern California Edison (SCE))
Generation X: Dr. Thirumala Raju (Internal Medicine Physician)
Baby Boomer: Diane Tasaka (Public Education and Communications Manager – SCE )
BREAKOUT SESSION I - “Work Life Balance”
I-A: Millennials: Taking time (and care) for yourself
Tammy Tran and Akemi Kondo Dalvi (CPA, Financial Advisor Kondo Wealth Advisors)
I-B: Generation Xers: Balancing a career and family
Dr. Thirumala Raju and Erin Shiroma (VP Edison School, Covina)
I-C: Baby Boomers: Empty Nest and Aging parents
Diane Tasaka and Karen Koyano (Manager, SCE)
Lunch Time Role Models and Subject Experts
1. Entrepreneurship – Women who have successfully started businesses
Ginger Lai – President, Gingi, Inc., Skin care products
Debra Nakatomi – Nakatomi & Associates (Communications)
Linda Wong – Founder and ED of SPARK Afterschool Academy
2. Your Health and Well Being – Health care providers; Alternative medicine
Dr. Kagawa-Singer - Professor-UCLA
Dr. Thirumala Raju - Physician
Sheila Yonemoto - Physical Therapist
3. Leading and Impacting Our Community - Community leaders and leaders of non-profits
Karin Wang - Public Interest/Civil Rights Lawyer
Miki Carpenter - ED YWCA San Gabriel Valley
Carol Jue - Head Coach,Women’s Basketball, Chapman University
Wendy Shiba - Immediate Past President of National Asian Pacific American Bar Association
4. National APAWLI Signature Program - Information about the leadership program
Peggy Nagae – Program Director, the Center
PANEL II: “Giving Back to the Community” – Community service and helping others make our lives and the lives of others better and stronger. How does each generation (Millennials, Generation X and Baby Boomers ) look upon community service and “giving back”? What are the issues/opportunities for women in various stages of their lives and careers regarding “giving back”?
Facilitator: Debra Fong – ED Asian Pacfic Community Fund
Millennial: Lisa Thong (President OCA-GLA; Special Assistant to State Controller John Chang)
Generation X: Karin Wang (Public Interest/Civil Rights Lawyer)
Baby Boomer: Wendy Shiba (Former Executive VP, General Counsel and Secretary, KB Home)
BREAKOUT SESSION II - “Giving Back to the Community” Sessions will be led by panel members:
II-A: Millennials: How to get started
Lisa Thong and Tricia Kasamatsu ( Instructor, Chapman University)
II-B: Generation X: Giving back while working and raising a family
Karin Wang and Miki Carpenter (ED YWCA San Gabriel Valley)
II-C: Baby Boomer: Giving back later in life (Empty Nester, Retiree, Caregiver)
Wendy Shiba and Gena Lew Gong, Cal State University, Fresno; President of Central California Association of AP Women
The Center is a national organization dedicated to developing leadership and addressing the challenges for Asian Pacific American (APA) communities as whole person leaders.
At its heart, our mission is to develop APA women to achieve success and fulfillment in their professional and personal lives so they can lead positive change in their workplace and communities. Achieving this goal requires devoting thoughtful and intentional effort using all aspects of a person: heart, mind, spirit, body, family and community. Our leadership curriculum has been developed to address all of these elements.
We hope you can join us for this unique opportunity!
This all day conference is OPEN TO EVERYONE in the community.
Register now – Space is limited
Questions? – email@example.com 415-310-6978
Special Thanks to our Program & Reception Sponsors
State Farm Insurance
Southwest Airlines - Official Airline of The Center for APA Women