Mai Le is the founder and current publisher/editor in chief of Viet Lifestyles Magazine, a full colored, bi-lingual Vietnamese English magazine. She has also co-founded the Miss Vietnam Arizona pageant, the Que Huong Radio program, the 1st International Women’s Month Celebration, the Arizona Asian International Film Festival and the Asian American Media Network. In addition to her professional accomplishments, Mai has devoted her time organizing many community charitable events, including fundraising campaigns for Yarnell firefighters who lost their lives, the Filipino Community of Haiyan Typhoon’s victims, and cancer patient Diane Nguyen to fulfill her last wishes. Her volunteer group, “Protecting Arizona from Corona Virus”, donated 10,000 handmade fabric masks to frontline workers, as well as 200 backpacks and school supplies for low-income children and 200 gift bags of essential items to low-income Vietnamese elderly in both East and West valley of Arizona. Mai has been awarded the Arizona Asian American Association’s Entrepreneur Award in 2007, the APCA Champion Award in 2016, and 2 ANi Awards:  The “Nationalism” award and the “Women of The Year 2019” award. Tonight, we would like to honor her as the 2022 ACEL Community Leader of the Year.  Please join me in congratulating Mai Le!

Your 2022 ACEL Honorees:

Keynote Speaker: Joanne Tabellija-Murphy, Director of Strategic Outreach and Engagement at Walmart



2022 ACEL Leadership Awards Gala

Saturday, August 20, 2022, 5:00 – 8:00pm

Scottsdale Plaza Resort & Villas, 7200 N Scottsdale Rd, Paradise Valley, AZ 85253

Ticket Price:

  • Awards Gala & General Reception (5:00-8pm):
    • $150.00 ACEL Member Early Bird (before 08/05/2022)
    • $175.00 Non-Member Earlt Bird (before 08/05/2022)
    • $225.00 General Admission (after 08/5/2022)
  • Corporate Table of 8*
    • $2000.00* (include VIP reception, company recognition and logo in the program) * 5.0% fee will be applied if pay by Credit card

All registrations must be purchased online with a credit or debit card. Once you purchase your ticket you will receive a confirmation from Your registration will be confirmed by an email sent to the same address after we receive your payment. Please ensure that your email address is correct when registering.

Attire: Business professional/Semi-formal.
All purchases are non-refundable. All payments must receive by 4 p.m. on August 16, 2022 to guarantee your seat.

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