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2020 Imagine Talks

January 18, 2020

Oakland Asian Cultural Center

 

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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 and promote mentorships and foster growth by sharing ideas in the realms of innovation, art, new big ideas, and stories of humanity.

2020 Speakers
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Alvin Lau

Alibaba Alum, Film Finance, Angel Investor

The Merging of Hollywood and Silicon Valley

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Amy Chanthaphavong

Zammo AI, Head of Marketing

Former Miss Asian America

Your DNA, Your Destiny

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Charlene Wang

Auric Nutrition & Wellness, Founder & CEO

Former Miss Asian America

Ancient Medicines of The Mind, Body and Soul

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Dion Lim

ABC7 News Anchor & Author

Communicate with Purpose and Sincerity 

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Jaclyn Mariano

Behavioral Therapist, MA Clinical Psychology

Strive For Happiness to Achieve Clarity

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Joseph Ilustrisimo

Fitness Entrepreneur & Storyteller

Redefining Masculinity

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JuJu Chan

Actress & Martial Artist

A Fireside Chat - Killer Instincts

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Melanie Wardhana

Cruise, Tech Recruiter & Miss Asian America 2019

Your Choice: Despair or Discovery?

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Patrick Lee

Rotten Tomatoes, CoFounder

A Fireside Chat - Developing Disruptive Strategies

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Vivan Xie

Minds Matter, Teacher

Elements of Education Reimagined

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Ashley Song

Meaningful Beginnings Day Care Center, Founder

Fireside Chat Host

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Francis Kong, MD

Edge Interns, Founder & Imagine Talks, Curator 

Fireside Chat Host

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Asia Hilario

Islahoney Lifestyle Blog, Founder

Boost Your Mental Health: The Seven Day Challenge

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Andrew Chau

Boba Guys, Co-Founder

A Fireside Chat -Using Success to Influence Positive Behavior

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Darae Jun, PhD

Scientist., UC Berkeley, Former Miss Asian America

Baby Steps to a Fulfilling Life of Continual Growth

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Eric Basu

Sentek Global, Founder & CEO

From S.E.A.L. to C.E.O. - Vision and Purpose

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Jen Louie

Sixth Sense Consulting Group, Founder 

A Fireside Chat: Courage and Strength - No Boundaries

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Josie Li

Lash Boutique, Founder

Know Your Destination Before Asking For Directions

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Mable Huang

Airbnb, Asians@ Global Chair

Cultivation Through Confrontation

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Miko Fogarty

UC Berkeley Student & Professional Ballerina

The Road to Rediscovery and Reinvention

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Tammy Cho

BetterBrave, Founder & CEO

What Dictates Our Worth

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Wendy Shew

Entrepreneur and Founder of Building Education

In Life, Nothing is Lost, We Only Gain

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Ernestine Fu

 Alsop Louie Partners, Venture Capitalist

Fireside Chat Host

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James Lew

Actor & First Asian American Emmy Winner

Fireside Chat Host

Stephanie Kim

Miss Asian Global 2019

Mistress of Ceremonies

Sponsors
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Staff

Organizers (in alphabetical order): Alex Fong, Amy Chanthaphavong, Connie Xie, Crystal Lee, Cindy Chiu, Eranthe Mitome, Francis Kong, Jenn Kong, Julunda Gean, Kathy Huynh, Liezl Fernando, Maggie Schoenholtz, Melanie Wardhana, Rachel Xu, Rose Chung, Sidney Siu, Vincent Ma

Imagine Podcast: Steven Chan, Tammy Tran

Imagine Blogs: Ernestine Siu

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