Procurement executives and the supply chain leadership of eight Fortune 1000 corporations and two academic institutions participated in USPAACC's virtual CPO roundtable to discuss the impact of the pandemic on their operations and strategic solutions going forward.Read More
C-Suite Executive Academy: Breaking the So-Called "Bamboo Ceiling"
Participants at the C-Suite Executive Academy – CEO-level business owners – learned how to improve their leadership and management skills, as well as their soft skills (effective communication, teamwork, problem solving, etc.), during CelebrAsian Procurement & Business Conference held in Bethesda, Maryland.
The C-Suite Executive Academy is the latest program developed by USPAACC to embellish Pan Asian American business skills. It examines the concept and practice of leadership from an individual perspective, with special attention on how a leader’s behavior is interpreted by and impacts others.
James R. Bailey, Professor and Hochberg Fellow of Leadership Development at the George Washington University School of Business, was the speaker. A peer-to-peer networking session followed with Professor Bailey participating.
Founded in 1984 as a national non-profit non-partisan organization, USPAACC promotes and propels economic growth by opening doors to business, educational and professional opportunities for Asian Americans and the small and minority community. USPAACC IRS Tax Exemption # 52-164-1440
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Global industrial and manufacturing firm Ingersoll Rand presented the Ingersoll Rand Manufacturer Award to GrowSquares, the 1st place winner of US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation (USPAACC)’s 5th annual national “What’s Your Pitch: Innovations Meet the Market,” on June 5, 2019 at the Hilton Americas-Houston in Texas.Read More
When Angie Klett, Senior Vice President IT CFO and Chief Procurement Officer at Nationwide, recently visited Howard University – a federally chartered historically black university in Washington, DC – to speak to college students about careers in supply chain, she set up a video call with her sister, a primary school teacher, and her class of 3rd graders, 400 miles away in Columbus, Ohio.Read More