From D.C. to Silicon Valley to Hollywood: Leadership Lessons We Learned Along the Way

In celebration of APA Heritage Month, join us for this special roundtable gathering, in which former Facebook vice president and Ancestry CEO Deb Liu, U.S. Representative Marilyn Strickland, and New York Times best-selling author and filmmaker Abigail Hing Wen will share their remarkable journeys to the top of their respective fields in Silicon Valley, Washington, D.C., and Hollywood. Learn what the journeys of these three Asian American women to leadership roles in business, politics and pop culture can teach us about diversity and leadership in today’s America.
Drawing on their diverse experiences, the trio will explore what it means to be leading change from the inside during this critical time in our nation’s history. Hear their stories of perseverance and of how these powerful women now view their roles and responsibilities as leaders for the next generation.
Deb Liu
President and CEO, Ancestry; Author, Take Back Your Power: Ten New Rules for Women at Work (forthcoming); Twitter @debliu_
Marilyn Strickland
U.S. Representative (D-WA, District 10); Twitter @RepStricklandWA
Abigail Hing Wen
Filmmaker; Author, Loveboat, Taipei and Loveboat Reunion; Tech Executive; Twitter @abigailhingwen
Michelle Meow
Producer and Host, "The Michelle Meow Show," KBCW TV, KPIX TV, and Podcast; Member, Commonwealth Club Board of Governors; Twitter @msmichellemeow—Host
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are currently hosting all of our live programming via YouTube live stream. This program was recorded via video conference on May 13th, 2022 by the Commonwealth Club of California.
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