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Ascend Canada National News
Monday, January 15, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Blog: Ascend Canada’s book club »
By Natasha Brainerd   Happy 2018! For many people, a new year often marks a time of reflection...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Students pick up career insights at Aspire Panel »
By Yilin Tian – President, Ascend University of Toronto   Willingness to learn. Abi...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Blog: Ascend Fall Conference 2017 »
Ascend Canada develops skills and networks for tomorrow’s leaders at annual Fall Conference Diversity and...
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Blog: How Supporting Diversity Gets You Invited to a LinkedIn Event »
By Chris Nepomuceno Diversity was evident as soon as I stepped off the elevator at the LinkedIn offices...
Friday, November 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Blog: Here's what a roomful of (mostly) strangers said about me »
By Ka Yan Ng There were a lot of eyes staring at me. My mind was racing: Should I try to make eye contact wi...
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
Blog: Stop doubting yourself, believe in yourself and be bold. »
By Bernice Cheung   Those words could not have resonated with me more. I had made, what I thought was, a risky...
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Blog: 5 steps a Young Professional or Newcomer can take to land the job they’re looking for. »
  By Mohit Ganju   As we celebrate Canada 150, I thought it was a good time to share some of my...
Friday, May 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Blog: Now you can: Ascend expands to GTA West »
By Sonya Kumar “I can’t make it, it’s too far.” “I won’t be able to commute and make it on t...
Thursday, May 18, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Blog: Three Tips to Navigate the Social and Political Terrain at Work »
By Alelie Ocampo Monica Foley’s mini-workshop at the Ascend Fall Conference last October made a big impres...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Blog: How dirt law taught me to be a curious connector »
By Tzen-Yi Goh   I’ve been practicing dirt law for more than 15 years, which means that I help my clients buy,...
Monday, April 24, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Blog: Being a volunteer means being the change »
By Ankita Ohri My first taste of volunteerism began with a special needs family support group in Dubai. At...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Blog: Three mottos to live by from the Ascend Canada Leadership Awards Gala »
By Arthi Venkat   The Ascend Canada Leadership Awards Gala is an annual celebration of leaders who made and...
Wednesday, April 19, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Blog: How to move the dial on diversity and inclusion »
By Kelvin Tran In my day job, I have had many discussions about the importance of the tone at the top. Good...
Tuesday, April 4, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ascend Canada recognizes diversity champions at 2017 Leadership Awards Gala »
Celebrating achievements of five individuals from rising star to the C-Suite TORONTO, April 4, 2017 –...
Monday, December 19, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 Ascend Canada Leadership Awards »
2017 Ascend Canada Leadership Awards We are now accepting nominations for the 4 th annual Ascend Canada Leadershi...
Wednesday, October 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Catalyst Canada Honours Conference »
Dear Ascend Canada Members – We recently announced a strategic alliance between Catalyst and Ascend Canada. This al...
Wednesday, October 12, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Catalyst and Ascend Canada Partnership »
Monday, October 3, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Fall Conference 2016 Photo Gallery »
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Tuesday, September 27, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Work Together, Soar Together »
Work Together, Soar Together: Ascend Canada Fall Conference to examine how diversity and inclusion accelerates organizatio...
Wednesday, July 20, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
2016 Annual Golf Tournament and Clinic – July 13, 2016 »
We were fortunate this year to host our 5 th Annual Golf Tournament and Clinic at the prestigious Lionhead Golf and Confe...
Thursday, July 7, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Executive Insights Series – June 27-29, 2016 »
We were proud to offer our 5 th year of the Executive Insight Series and were honoured to have the highest turnout yet –...
Monday, June 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Volunteer Appreciation Event »
By Mabel Soo, AVP Marketing & Communications   The weather forecast may have been dire, but nothing damp...
Tuesday, April 26, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ascend Canada launches own Toastmasters International Club »
Another exciting offering from Ascend Canada! Recently, we kicked off our very own Toastmasters International Club with a...
Tuesday, April 5, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Third Annual Ascend Canada Leadership Awards illuminate the impact of inclusion »
On April 4, 2016, some of the best and brightest stars in Canadian business shone at the third annual Ascend Canada Leader...
Saturday, April 2, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Building future leaders at inaugural event for Ascend University of Toronto »
Ascend University of Toronto hosted its first official event on April 1, 2016, with more than 80 students and 20 professio...
Monday, March 21, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ascend Canada proudly recognizes corporate leaders at 3rd Annual Leadership Awards Gala »
NEWS RELEASE Toronto, March 21, 2016 — Ascend Canada, the premier organization for members of the Pan-Asian business comm...
Saturday, November 7, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Transcript of President’s message »
NEWS RELEASE     PRESIDENT’S OPENING REMARKS   Event: Ascend Canada 2015 Fall...
Sunday, October 25, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
2015 Ascend Fall Conference Recap »
NEWS RELEASE   2015 Ascend Fall Conference Recap   Event: Ascend Canada 2015 Fall Co...
Wednesday, September 9, 2015   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ascend Canada Fall Conference Features CEO Panel on Diversity in Leadership »
NEWS RELEASE   Ascend Canada Fall Conference Features CEO Panel on Diversity in Leadership Pane...
Saturday, November 1, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
2014 Ascend Fall Conference Recap »
On Friday, October 3 rd , Ascend held its third Annual Fall Conference at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto. Over 300 mem...
Friday, October 3, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Narrowing In On The Power of Sponsorship: Ascend Canada »
NEWS RELEASE   Narrowing In On The Power of Sponsorship: Ascend Canada Canada’s Premier Corporate...
Friday, August 1, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Executive Insights Series – July 15-18, 2014 »
"Who am I? What's my elevator pitch?" "You may be really good. But what matters more is that I think you are really go...
Sunday, June 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ascend Gala Event 2014 »
Ascend Canada’s much anticipated inaugural Leadership Awards Gala took place at the King Edward Hotel on Monday April 28 t...
Wednesday, May 14, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Annual Report 2013 »
Ascend Annual Report 2013 has been published.  Ascend Annual Report 2013
Thursday, May 8, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ascend Power Skills Series – Business Etiquette »
On May 6th, 2014, Linda Allan, President & Managing Practitioner of Linda Allan. Inc, shared her insights on business...

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about Ascend

Ascend Canada was founded in 2012 to enhance the presence, visibility and influence of current and future Pan-Asian business leaders. Today, with the support of our more than 3,000 members and numerous corporate partners, our objectives are to develop the full potential of our members by leveraging our networks and providing programs and events that inspire, as well as educate. 

Vision: To have a diverse and inclusive Canada where pan-Asian talent can achieve its full potential.

Mission: Partner and progress with Canadian Organizations to develop and advance pan-Asian talent.

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