What Imagine Talks Is All About

Imagine Talks is a network collaboration of the Asian America Foundation and Edge Interns focused on the mission of women’s empowerment, social impact, and entrepreneurship. We inspire the community to make a difference in the world by promoting mentorships and fostering growth through sharing ideas of innovation, art, and stories of humanity.

Change Starts With You

Imagine Talks

February 4th-5th, 2021

Starting at 10 AM Pacific Standard Time

Watch Imagine Talks 2021 for free: Here!

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2021 Speakers

Jim Kwik

Best Selling Author, Limitless

Fireside Chat Guest 

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Cynthia Gouw

Emmy Winning Journalist

Imagine Talk

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Tim Hwang

Founder & CEO, FiscalNote

Fireside Chat Guest 


Jennifer Tzeng

Violinist and Music Instructor

Fireside Chat Guest 

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Benny Luo

Founder, Next Shark

Fireside Chat Guest 

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Michelle Hanabusa

Founder, Uprisers

Fireside Chat Guest 

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Kieu Linh Valverde

Professor, University of California, Davis

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Bryan Pham

Co-Founder, Asian Hustle Network

Fireside Chat Guest 

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Cary Hokama

Author, Own Your Self

Fireside Chat Guest 


Olivia Wong

Senior Partner, Prototype Thinking

Miss Asian Global 2020

Fireside Chat Guest 


Lan Ho

Founder, Fat Miilk

Miss Asian 1st Princess 2020

Fireside Chat Guest 

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Diamond Rypka

Founder, Asian Tales 

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Mindy Park

Co-Founder, M-Course

Fireside Chat Guest


Noelani Dacascos

Actor & Student

Fireside Chat Guest

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Linda Park

Actress, Star Trek Enterprise

Fireside Chat Guest 

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Tom Chi

TedX Speaker, Inventor

Fireside Chat Guest 

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Alicia Zhou

Chief Science Officer, Color

Fireside Chat Guest 


Eric Basu

Sentek Global, Founder & CEO

Fireside Chat Guest 

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Minita Gandhi

Actress and Playwright, Muthaland

Fireside Chat Guest 

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Tony Lam

Co-Founder, Omni Bev

Fireside Chat Guest 

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Afia Ofori-Mensa

Director of Presidential Scholars Program

Princeton University

Fireside Chat Guest 

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Maggie Chui

Co-Founder, Asian Hustle Network

Fireside Chat Guest 

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Samantha Mui

Author, Melting Pot

Fireside Chat Guest 

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Vy Vo

Physician Assistant

Miss Asian America 2020

Fireside Chat Guest 

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Daisy Chung

Field Account Executive, Orum

Miss Asian California 2020

Imagine Talk

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Michelle Duong

Founder, Operation Be Kind

Fireside Chat Guest 

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Megan Park

Co-Founder, M-Course

Fireside Chat Guest

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Tara Nash

Miss Asian San Francisco 2020

Mistress of Ceremonies

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Organizers (in alphabetical order): Crystal Lee, Cindy Chiu, Eranthe Mitome, Francis Kong, Jenny Favela, Sidney Siu

Imagine Podcast: Steven Chan, Tammy Tran

Imagine Blogs: Ernestine Siu