Thursday, November 12, 2009

Overcoming Adversity: Stories from the headlines and stories from the field

In the midst of the current economy and challenging political environment, we could all use a little bit of good news. I invite you to join the National Association for Asian American Professionals - Minnesota (NAAAP-MN) for a timely and exciting conversation with HLN news anchor, Richard Lui, and local community leaders. RSVPs requested to Diane at by Friday, November 13.

Overcoming Adversity: Stories from the headlines and stories from the field
In these challenging times, examples of past perseverance inspire hope for overcoming adversity. HLN news anchor, Richard Lui, will share about his personal and professional leadership journey, which spans several sectors and continents. The panel of community leaders to follow will speak about local stories of leadership and overcoming adversity in the midst of this challenging economy.

Friday, November 20, 2009
4:00PM - 6:00PM
Free and open to the general public

Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Campus
2701 Wells Fargo Way
Minneapolis, MN 55408

Richard Lui is a news anchor for HLN, serving as an anchor for the network's late morning programming and as a news correspondent for "Morning Express with Robin Meade." Based in CNN's world headquarters in Atlanta, Lui joined CNN in 2005 as an anchor for Prior to CNN, Lui worked at Channel NewsAsia, an English-only news network reaching 21 Asian countries and territories. Before joining Channel NewsAsia, Lui spent 15 years in business, most recently serving at Blink Mobile, where he and his co-founders developed a patented process for the launch of the first bank-centric payment routing network. Since 1985, Lui has volunteered at community organizations including the American Indian Family Healing Center, the Red Cross and the YMCA. He is also a pro bono management consultant to non-profits through an organization called Community Consulting. Lui received his bachelor degree in rhetoric from the University of California-Berkeley and holds an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.

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