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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.

Pure Imagination

Imagine Talks

January 21, 2023

Oakland Asian Cultural Center

Starting at 11 AM Pacific Standard Time

Watch Past Imagine Talks!

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2023 Speakers
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Simon Twu


Shang Chi: The Legend of the Ten Rings

Lee'd The Way

Keynote Speaker

Fireside Chat Guest 

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Amelia Tu

Miss Universe Canada

Fireside Chat Guest 

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Cynthia Maxey

People Operations, Firebrand Artisan Bread

Fireside Chat Guest 

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Tara Sood

Senior ER Physician, Kaiser

Fireside Chat Guest 


Chris Deaver

Culture Consultant, Disney, Pixar, Apple

Fireside Chat Guest 

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Ranjan Dey

Chef & Restaurant Owner, New Delhi

Fireside Chat Guest 


Yen Phan

Food Blogger, foodiswhyimbroke

Fireside Chat Guest 


Lisa Yan

Miss Asian Global

Fireside Chat Guest 

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Crystal Lee

Miss Chinatown USA

Fireside Chat Guest 

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Makenna Ma

Student/Educator, UCSD

Fireside Chat Guest 


Bonnie Lin

Strategic Partnership Director, SV2

Fireside Chat Guest 

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Skylar Tang

Award Winning Student Musician

Fireside Chat Guest 

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Chris Tran & Holly Paul

Co-Founders, Mizo

Fireside Chat Guest 


Dina Zheng

Product Manager, Docusign

Mistress of Ceremonies

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

Imagine Podcast: Steven Chan, Tammy Tran

Imagine Blogs: Ernestine Siu

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