Helping Asian American Community Recover from the COVID- 19 Crisis Webinar
How to Work From Home and Be Productive
May 26 | 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. EST
COVID-19 has changed everything. Working effectively while remote is now a matter of business necessity. Leaders, managers, and employees all have to make changes to implement remote work protocols. As the new york state is taking a phased-in approach to reopen, Asian Americans need to be aware of the best practices of both in-office or remote work to accomplish business and personal responsibilities.
In collaboration with Hennessy, AABDC invites you to a webinar discussion with company employee resource groups, their sponsors, and their D&I advocates by sharing what it means to work from home for management and individuals. Learn best advises on how to remain productive and communicate effectively with remote colleagues, as well as tips on growing your career as a “virtual” employee.
Asst. Director Visual Storytelling, New York University
Sapna Parikh,MD,MPH is an award-winning New York City based multimedia journalist working on both sides of the camera. She began her career as a television reporter for CBS New York and continued as a full time health and fitness reporter for the FOX and ABC News stations in New York City.
As the Assistant Director of Visual Storytelling for New York University, Sapna creates multimedia stories for all digital and social media platforms featuring faculty and students through the use of photography and video. She is the creator, producer, host, and editor of the live Commencement Preshow at Yankee Stadium, the research-focused “Brainiacs” video series, and the new trivia game show series entitled “Pop Quiz.”
Sapna is also a teaching assistant at the International Center of Photography, a photographer for Discover Outdoors, a freelance host of NYC Vibe for NYC Media, a guest host and writer at Seeker (Discovery Digital Networks), and a former freelance anchor for Sirius XM/FOX News Headlines 24/7. Prior to her work in medicine, journalism, photography and video production, she was a professional singer.
CEO and Executive Board Member, Olaplex Inc.
JuE Wong, Global CEO of Moroccanoil has a robust track record of propelling emerging brands to the mainstream while globalizing established brands in the USA and internationally, working with such brands as Cargill Inc., PepsiCo, Dial Corp., Murad Inc., NV Perricone MD Ltd., ZO Skin Health by Dr. Obagi, Astral Health and Beauty, and StriVectin. Most recently, Wong served as President at Elizabeth Arden where she was one of the 3 key participants in the sale to Revlon.
Wong’s unconventional business background from Commodities Trading, where she led a $2.5 billion trading portfolio with trading reports spanning global time zones and working with diverse cultures, to working with a start-up right at the beginning of the economic collapse in 2008, are key contributing factors and testament to her success.
A proven global senior executive with experience and exposure in four continents and seven countries, Wong is considered as one of the ‘go-to’ progressive executives in driving intrinsic change to increase portfolio value through both traditional and emerging channels and mediums of commerce. Her latest success is captured in the Glossy Award for Best in Show and the most watched YouTube beauty video in May 2017, “From the desk of Liz Arden”. This video generated 90 million global views and $1.6 million in revenue with a $354,000 in total investment.
Originally from Singapore, JuE is an Honors graduate of The Australian National University where she was recognized with the International Alumnus Award of the Year in 2014. She was an exchange scholar at UCLA. In 2004, she was a Wall Street Journal nominee for the prestigious publication’s “Top 50 Women to Watch.” In 2016, she was the Keyonote for The Economist in Singapore. In 2017 she keynote for the Asian Americans Business Development Center (AABDC) in their annual awards dinner. In 2015 she was The Stevie Award winner for Female Executive of the Year. In 2012 she was the Top 3 Finalists of the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year, an Honoree of WWAAC (Who’s Who in the Asian American Communities), and recognised by The Little Pink Book as the Top 10 Women in Business.
EVP, Banking Financial Service Industry, Cognizant Softvision
As EVP for the Banking Financial Services Practice, Matthew is focused on key east coast cross-industry and global banking financial services clients. He works closely with the Sales, Guilds, and delivery teams from various communities to help banking financial services and other clients develop digital solutions that create revenue-generating differentiation in the marketplace. Matthew is a senior executive with 20 years of proven leadership. Matthew brings his experience working with companies ranging from venture-backed startups to global software and consulting firms, such as Ness Engineering, Sapient, Sybase, and HP.
Head of Executive Talent Management, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Pam Lipp-Hendricks is the head of Executive Talent Management at JPMorgan Chase & Co. She drives the Succession planning process for our senior executives, as well as the talent management framework and initiatives across the organization — including coaching, talent identification and mobility. Effectively partnering with colleagues across the firm’s lines of business, she leads integration of these disciplines to drive key talent, supporting the firm’s diverse and inclusive culture. In addition, she has oversight over two talent pipeline programs for JPMC Associates and Human Resources Analysts.
For the past three years as the firm’s Chief Diversity Officer, she has led the global diversity, inclusion and accessibility efforts — coupled with executive talent management. In addition, her scope also included governance of Affirmative Action and employee Business Resource Groups. Under her leadership, the firm made strides globally to help managers mitigate unconscious bias. Her impact and accomplishments were integral to the creation of the firm’s new diversity organization.
During her 20-year tenure at the firm, Pam has held Development executive roles, responsible for senior leadership development, in the Investment Bank, Corporate Human Resources and Consumer Bank. She has also led the Private Bank’s Learning and Development function.
Prior to joining JPMorgan Chase, Pam worked at American Express and AT&T — and taught introductory Psychology as an adjunct professor at Baruch College, City University of New York, and Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York. Pam, a President’s Fellow, holds a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.
She serves as Board Chair for Neighborhood Defender Services, a nonprofit community-based organization that strives to provide holistic public defense and high-quality legal representation to residents of Harlem, New York.
Twice named to Black Enterprise’s list of the Most Powerful Women in Corporate Diversity, Pam has also been recognized as a Diversity & Inclusion Champion from the Asian American Business Development Center and has received the Black Achievers in Industry Award.
Pam lives in New Jersey with her husband Jason and their two children.