naisA Global Upcoming Event

July 19, 2017
6:00pm- 8:00pm
6pm Reception powered  by G Street Food

CBRE 9th Floor ​
750 9th St NW, Suite 900
Washington DC 20001

 naisA Global proudly presents
Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning Talks

Join our panel of esteemed experts from diverse professional backgrounds in a discussion of how Artificial Intelligence(AI) and Machine Learning is disrupting and reshaping the industry for academia, startups, and large firms in developing successful futures. Our Panel will give you
a taste of Machine Learning/AI from different perspectives, inform you of the opportunities and obstacles with it, and answer your questions about Machine Learning/AI.

Who Should Attend:

Students and professionals of all levels who wish to look for answers to their questions, explore different perspectives on Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Big Data, and network with distiguished experts in the field.

  1. 6:00pm-7:00pm
    Networking Reception
    Network and mingle with the movers and shakers in DC! Bring your business cards and a smile! 
  2. 7:00pm- 8:00pm
    Expert Panel discussion on Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning followed by Q&A

Machine Learning / AI Implementation Today: The Benefits and Dangers

Our Panel Presenters

  1. Nilofer Saidi
    Senior Associate Booz Allen Hamilton
  2. Tim Hwang
    Founder & CEO FiscalNote
  3. Young J. Bang
    Senior VP, Booz Allen Hamilton
  4. Moderator
    Prof. Jim Liew Johns Hopkins University

    Registration Fee

  • naisA Global Members: Free (membership required)
  • Non-Members: $20

    Want to be a naisA Global member? 
    Email Angela at [email protected]

    Registration is open until seats are filled.
    Click RSVP here .

Event Flyer Here

Who are naisA Global members?

 --High-caliber experts across various industries-business, technology, law, medicine, art, politics, and nonprofits.

 --Aspiring Asian-American Professionals

 --Recent Graduates, MBA, JD, PhD Students

 --Our Sponsors, Partners and Supporters

 --Membership Size: 2300 +

Thanks for making our April 20th Protege Fair a great success!  Check out our highlight videos!
naisA Global April 20th Event Recap
naisA Global presented the Protege Fair on April 20th, 2017 in front of a crowd of over 150 people.
After brief opening remarks by our CEO Dr. Jamie Sheen, The Honorable Brian G. Kim gave a plenary talk on Asian American leadership in law and challenges he'd faced as a young lawyer as well as providing career advice for young professionals. Our 4th naisA Talks presenters were Mr.Young Bang, Senior VP at Booz Allen Hamilton and Ms. Lily Yeh, CEO & Founder of Little Loving Hands. This followed 7 different career mentoring breakout sessions led by our distinguished mentors to guide our young professionals with their career advice from various industries including law, journalism, goverment agencies, biotechnology, Corporate investment, Private Equity abd entrepreneurship.

Our naisA Talks videos are available on our website video gallery.

April 20th Protege Fair Recap:
Many Thanks to Our Awesome Career Mentoring Session Speakers! ​

On April 20th at the Protege Fair, naisA Global proudly presented the following career developemnt sessions to offer our protégés in the greater Washington DC area.
Our mentors led a session of 7-10 protégés in an informal discussion on the session topic and answer any questions the protégés had.
To sign up to be a naisA Global member, email Angela at [email protected]
  1. Bureau Chief Bloomberg BNA
    Paul Albergo
    Bureau Chief Bloomberg BNA
    A Career in Journalism
  2. Counsel Whiteford, Taylor & Preston
    Ari Ghosal
    Counsel Whiteford, Taylor & Preston
    Successfully Navigate Law School
  3. COO US Patent & Trademark Office
    Tony Scardino
    COO US Patent & Trademark Office
    Pursuing a Career in Government Agency
  4. Senior VP, Booz Allen Hamilton
    Young J. Bang
    Senior VP, Booz Allen Hamilton
    Career in Data Science & Analytics
  5. Producer CGTN
    Serena Lin
    Producer CGTN
    Starting a Career in Media and Communication
  6. Founder, ECF Biosolutions
    Elizabeth Cho-Fertikh
    Founder, ECF Biosolutions
    So You Want to Be a Biotech Entrepreneur?
  7. Principal Williams, Adley & Company
    Tony Wang
    Principal Williams, Adley & Company
    Effective Verbal & Non-Verbal Communication
  8. Professor of Law American University
    Michael Spekter
    Professor of Law American University
    Starting a Career in Law in Today's Economy
  9. VP National Geographic
    Mia Vallo
    VP National Geographic
    Digital Marketing and Business Intelligence
  10. Managing Dir. Cushman & Wakefield
    Matt Garcell
    Managing Dir. Cushman & Wakefield
    Secrets to Cold-Calling Success
  11. President AA Chamber of Commerce
    Cindy Shao
    President AA Chamber of Commerce
    Non Profit Business Ideas
  12. President NAAAP DC
    Ryan Namata
    President NAAAP DC
    Negotiating a Raise or Promotion
  13. Director Camden Partners
    Olga Maltseva Brillman
    Director Camden Partners
    Starting a Career in Venture Capital
  14. Managing Partner Glen Echo Capital
    Danai Brooks
    Managing Partner Glen Echo Capital
    Career in Corporate Finance and Investing
  15. Senior Manager, Accenture
    Yoko Jolly
    Senior Manager, Accenture
    Career in Information Technology & Services

2017 Planning Committee

  1. Nelson Wong
    Senior Management Consultant Booz Allen Hamilton
  2. Joshua Yang
    Legal Clerk at North American Electric Reliability Corporation
  1. Hua Lu
    Global MBA George Washington University
  2. Rebecca Hsu
  1. Heymi Kong
    Software Engineer Booz Allen Hamilton
  2. Thanh "Jenny" Vu
    Co-Founder OfficeSoda MBA, Duke Fuqua School of Business
Protege Fair Host Committee
  1. George Men
    Senior Advisor Cresa Washington DC
  2. Nathan Thompson
    Education Project Manager Saylor Academy
  1. Colin Qi
    Committee Member
    University of Virginia
  2. Arianna Zhuang
    Committee Member
    George Washington University
  1. Lingzhi "Will" Wang
    Committee Member
    Dickinson College
  2. Heyimi Kong
    Committee Member
    Booz Allen Hamilton
  1. Nick Eghtessad
    Committee Member
    Communications Intern Ballston BID
  2. Steven Lee
    Committee Member
    JBG Companies
We would like to thank our Sponsors, Partners and Supporters:
naisA Speakers in the past
  1. Dr. Jamie Sheen
    Founder & CEO, naisA Global
  2. Mrs. Yumi Hogan
    1st Korean-American First Lady (MD)
  3. Dr. Sachiko Kuno
    President & CEO S&R Foundation
    Chair, Halcyon
  4. Senator Susan Lee
    1st Asian-American MD State Senator
  5. Hon. Ahn Ho-Young
    Korean Ambassador to the US
  6. Hon. Brian Kim
    Associate General Counsel
    American Osteopathic Association
  7. Tim Hwang
    Founder & CEO
  8. Tim Chi
    Founder & CEO
  9. Yoko Sen
    Founder Sen Sound
    Halcyon Incubator Fellow
  10. Elise Whang
    Co-Founder & CEO
  11. Lily Yeh
    Founder & CEO
    Little Loving Hands
  12. Connie Lee
  13. Dr. Jim Liew
    Assistant Professor of Finance
    Johns Hopkins Carey Business School
  14. Sim Khan
    Brimble & Clark
  15. Hannah Kim
    Former chief of staff
    Congressman Charles Rangel (ret)
  16. Roshini Thinakaran
    TED Global Fellow
    Founder & CEO WoundMetrics
  17. Phil Wong
    Founder & CEO
    Halcyon Incubator Fellow Co-Founder MISFIT Juicery
  18. Philip Vang
    Halcyon Incubator Fellow
    Founder & CEO Foodhini
  19. Sam Yoon
    Executive Director
    CKA (Council of Korean Americans)
  20. Alina Liao
    Co-Founder & CEO MindRight
    Halcyon Incubator Fellow
  21. Kevin Lee
    Co-Founder Mobilized Construction
    Halcyon Incubator Fellow
  22. Becky Lee
    Executive Director
    Becky's Fund
#naisATalks & #naisAInterview
  1. 1st naisA Talks: Timothy Chi, CEO WeddingWire
    At our inaugural naisA Talks in July of 2016 we had WeddingWire CEO, Timothy Chi speak to our protégés. You can catch other naisA Talks on our youtube channel.
  2. naisA interviews: Yoko Sen, Halcyon Fellow
    naisA Interviews is a fun, candid interview with our naisA Talks presenters. You can find hte rest of our naisA Interviews on our website and our youtube channel.
Some of Our Past Events
  1. Our 3rd naisA Talks & Career Mentoring Breakout Sessions
    February 8th, 2017
  2. naisA Global Protege Ball
    October 24, 2016
  3. The Portraits of... Our Awesome Team 2016!
  4. naisA Global Summer CelebrASIAN 2015!
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naisA Global is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational organization with a high caliber network of over 2,300 industry leaders and talented young professionals of Asian descent. 
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Email: [email protected]
750 9th Street NW Suite 650, Washington DC 20001