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Biomed/Biotech Special Interest Group  

Kelly's Deli Conference Center
Next to the entrance to 7519 Standish Drive
FDA/CVM Center
Rockville, Maryland  20855

Jun 23, 2016    6:00 pm - 8:45 pm (GMT -5:00) EST

“Colorful Leadership - Pave the Way 
for An Authentic, Fulfilling Career” 

          To be presented by

Gloria S. Chan, JD, PCC
Best-Selling Author, Speaker, Coach
Senior Vice President, CoachDiversity Institute

       Thursday, June 23, 2016

6:00 – 6:20 PM – Networking; Pizza/drink 
6:20 – 8:45 PM – Program 
8:45 – 9:00 PM – Door-prizes drawing; Networking

Online Registration site: http://www.asq509.org/ht/d/DoSurvey/i/35817
Open to Public – 
$5: non-ASQ members to cover pizza/drink cost; 
Free: ASQ members, veterans, senior citizens, past speakers, US PHS Commissioned Corp officers, teachers, students, interns, residents, postdocs, FDA Commissioner’s Fellows, MJ-DC members, NTUAADC members, CAPA members, NTMA members, CKUAADC members, CCACC volunteers/employees, FAPAC members, CBA members, AAGEN members, NCARSQA members, OCA-DC members, AAMB members, ACAP members, and current job-seekers

Location: Kelly’s Deli Conference Center, 7529 Standish Place, Rockville (Derwood, for GPS users), MD 20855
Registration Deadline: Please register by Thursday noon, June 23, 2016.  
Question: Please contact Dr. C.J. George Chang, Chair of Biomed/Biotech SIG, ASQ509; gchang2008@yahoo.com or 240-793-8425 (cell).

Driving directions: By Cars: From I-270 (N or S bound): Take Exit 9A and exit from the FIRST right exit; turn left (east) onto Shady Grove Dr.; turn right (south) onto Rockville Pike (Route 355); turn left (east) onto East Gude Dr.; turn left (north) immediately onto Crabb’s Branch Dr.; turn left (west) immediately onto Standish Place. The first building on your right side is 7519 Standish Place; open parking). The venue is on the first floor of 7529 Building with its external entrance opposite to the left side of 7519 building main entrance. By Metro trains: Off from Red Line Shady Grove Station, and take RideOn Route 59 TOWARD ROCKVILLE and get off from “Calhoun Place” stop. Standish Place is next to the Bus stop. Our venue is within 2 min of walking distance from the stop.

Join Gloria for an interactive workshop to discover your purpose and passion, find the right career direction for you in the next chapter of your life, and build your self-confidence.  Gloria will be sharing her personal story of her journey in finding her purpose and career path that is authentic and fulfilling, and then guide you in an interactive workshop setting.

Speaker’s Bio: 
Gloria S. Chan, JD, PCC is a leadership and diversity expert and award-winning author of Colorful Leadership: How Women of Color Transform Our World.  She is an ICF-certified leadership coach and consultant for social visionaries, executives, and change-makers. She is also Senior Vice President of CoachDiversity Institute, the only institute whose mission it is to empower diverse communities through coaching. 

Previously, Gloria spent seven years in national politics. She served as President and CEO of the Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS), which trains the political leadership pipeline for the Asian American and Pacific Islander community.  Gloria facilitated an organizational turnaround, secured President Barack Obama as keynote speaker for APAICS’s 18th annual gala, and raised $1.5 million to support APAICS leadership programs across the nation.  She has also served in the U.S. Congress as executive director of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC), as well as legislative counsel to Rep. Michael Honda.  Gloria is a noted expert in the Asian American community, and founder of the Asian Pacific Islander Coaches Network.

In 1999, Gloria founded Chinatown Youth Initiatives (CYI), a youth leadership nonprofit for high school students in New York City that has served over 1,500 youth since its founding.  She received her law degree from Harvard Law School, and undergraduate degree from Swarthmore College.

This event is cosponsored by NTU Alumni Association DC Chapter (www.ntuaadc.org), Chinese American Professional Association DC Chapter (www.capadc.org), and Association of Chinese American Physician Mid-Atlantic Chapter (ACAP-MAC).