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So remember that new committee, Society of Asian American Sisters (SAAS), that started this year and I semi-blogged about? Well, it's holding an event! Yay!

SAAS, Columbia University’s first student organization devoted to the exploration and discussion of issues facing Asian American women is proud to present…


A professional panel of successful Asian American women from all fields sharing their impressive stories and giving tips on how to work it in the workplace! Come for the unique opportunity to learn from women involved in engineering, finance, law, academia, film and publishing!

Panelists include:

ELIZABETH R. OUYANG, Esq. – Civil Rights Attorney/ Professor

Elizabeth R. OuYang has been a civil rights attorney for the past 22 years. Her areas of expertise include voting rights, immigration, and combatting hate crimes and police brutality. Since 2001, Ms. OuYang has taught a comparative constitutional pre-law course with Columbia University's Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race. She also is coordinator of the Fund for New Citizens at The New York Community Trust. Under President Clinton's administration, she was appointed a special assistant to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

KATHERINE LAO – Vice President, JPMorgan; Chair of the Junior Women in Banking networking group

FAY ANN LEE - Screenwriter/ Director/ Filmmaker

Fay Ann Lee, a Broadway actress with both Sondheim and Shakespeare credits to her name, wrote Falling for Grace as a proactive response to the lack of good roles for Asian American actors. Falling for Grace premiered at the 2006 Tribeca Film Festival, where it was one of that year’s biggest hits, selling out every showing.

MIRAL SATTAR - Product Development Manager, Time Magazine; Editor-in-Chief of Divanee magazine

Please join us on:
Wednesday, March 11th
Satow Room, Alfred Lerner Hall, Columbia University
116th & Broadway
7:00PM – 8:00PM
Light refreshments will be served

Co-sponsored by the Asian American Alliance (AAA) and supported by Kappa Phi Lambda (KPL)



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