May 2005 Events Highlight
since its founding last fall, has signed on over 30 members whose profile range
from MBA students to entrepreneurs and business owners in the Triangle. The
non-profit organization has gained momentum through its business-oriented seminars
such as Marketing 101, Achieving Excellence, Doing Business in China, and Application
of Sun-Tzu Art of War in Business.
This summer, NCCBA will continue to host more seminars focusing on leadership
and entrepreneurship for local Chinese Americans, the first one being "Patenting
Your Inventions and Technologies" on May 25th
at Brier Creek Country Club. The seminar will consist of a lecture by 2 patent
attorneys followed by interactive panel discussion with entrepreneurs,
patent attorneys, and the audience.
On May 21 (Saturday), the Asian Pacific American Community Forum, co-organized
and co-sponsored by NCCBA in conjunction with National Asian Pacific American
Legal Consortium (NAPALC), National Association of Asian American Professionals-North
Carolina (NAAAP-NC), Advocacy for North Carolina Asian Pacific Americans
(ANCAPA), Asian Pacific Americans for Progress, and Orange County Department
Rights and Relations, will be held in Chapel Hill. This forum will consist
of keynote lectures and interactive workshop sessions to provide local community
leaders and advocates with a variety of resources and skills needed to better
serve the growing Asian Pacific American community in North Carolina. Issues
impacting the Asian Pacific American community in North Carolina including
immigration, human trafficking, employment discrimination, access to healthcare,
Title VI, grassroots organizing, and racial profiling will be discussed.
NCCBA, in partnership with National Association of Asian American Professionals
(NAAAP-NC), will be launching a mentorship program for those ranging from
college-bound youths and college graduates making their first step into the
world to mid-career professionals looking for further career guidance. NCCBA's
board of trustees and certain members of NAAAP-NC have committed to being
mentors to those in need of college and career advice. More information can
at NCCBA website in the coming weeks.
We invite you to visit NCCBA website at http://www.nc-cba.org for more information
regarding the above upcoming events.