Council of Asian Pacific Americans (CAPA) with the sponsorships of Michigan Asian Pacific American Affairs Commission (MAPAAC) and General Motors (GM) will hold its 12th Annual Statewide Leadership Summit on Saturday, October 25, 2014, 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM, at the GM Vehicle Engineering Center, located at 30001 Van Dyke, Warren, Michigan 48090.
This year’s Summit theme is “Be a Leader in Your Community,” and our featured keynote speaker is Mr. Joe Grimm – Visiting Editor in Residence at the Michigan State University School of Journalism. Mr. Grimm is recognized for his expertise in the areas of diversity, networking, social media marketing, effective leadership, professional branding, book publishing and career coaching which will set the platform for our four workshop topics:
- Immigration – Creating a Welcoming Culture (discussion led by Bing Goei – Director of Office for New Americans)
- The Business of Social Networking (discussion led by Van Nguyen – Executive Director – APACC)
- Creating Space for Youth Leadership (discussion led by Theresa Tran – Executive Director – APIA Vote-Michigan, and James Beni Wilson – Filipino Youth Initiative (FYI) Lead facilitator, Paaralang Pilipino)
- Personal Money Management: A Crisis in the Making (discussion led by Ann Tai and Tad Hubahib – Financial Planners)
CAPA along with MAPAAC and GM is excited to host this event and have you join the participants to gain a better understanding for how you can empower yourself and those around you to be a better leader in your community. In addition, the summit is also an excellent opportunity for networking and self-development through meaningful and engaging workshops.
This event is also an opportunity to network with each other and to tap into the energy, creativity and commitment of other summit participants.
SAVE THE DATE (October 25, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM).
Tickets: Regular – $10 ; Students with Students ID – $5 ; Group of 10 – S80
(includes continental breakfast and box lunch)
With your support and participation, this event will be a success.
Robert D. Riparip
CAPA Executive Director