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Ascend is the largest nonprofit Pan-Asian organization for business professionals in North America. We aim to create Pan-Asian leaders by providing professional opportunities, technical skills training and a network of over 60,000 Ascenders. We strive to enhance the presence and influence of current and future business leaders of Asian and Pacific Islander descent and to serve as a collective voice for those business communities. 

Top Events:

  • Chicago Alumni Brunch (Spring semester)
    • It helps our members to stay in touch with alumni and receive numerous resources from them. It also provides opportunities for our personal growth and development. Our members can collaborate with the experts in the business field.
  • Panel Discussion (Fall semester)
    • We have held a series of panel discussions titled “How to prepare yourself to be a better candidate?” each fall semester to prepare students for their coming recruiting season. Student will hear from a panel of students/recent graduates about how they succeeded in the interview process to secure an internship or full-time position.
  • Team building event (Fall semester)

Contact Information: 

President: Liao Wei