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Welcome to the Nielsen Noodles Gameshow! Contestants compete test their knowledge about AAPI audiences in a trivia showdown and grand finale — with LIVE Audience participation. Join for a thrilling noodle extravaganza!

OUR GAME SHOW HOST –  Patricia Ratulangi is the VP of Global Communications – Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Nielsen, with over 20 years of expertise. As an advocate for AANHPI communities, she uses Nielsen data and insights on audiences, media representation and content to amplify AANHPI voices in the media industry. With a passion for inclusive talent processes, Pat collaborates with HR and DE&I teams to drive employee engagement and foster a bias-free culture. She co-leads Nielsen’s AANHPI Business Resource Group and won PRSA Chicago’s Diversity & Inclusion Team Champion award in 2022. She serves on the board of VOICES for AAPI, advocating for increased representation of Asian professionals in marketing and communications. Based in Chicago, Pat enjoys exploring different neighborhoods and trying out new restaurants, while her love for cooking allows her to connect with people through the joy of food.

OUR EMCEE –  Sandy Ko is the Founder and Principal of Customer Contact Women (CCWomen), an award-winning intrapreneur, and a recognized leader in the customer contact space. With a fulfilling career at Customer Management Practice (CMP), she created CCWomen in 2018 to provide a supportive community for women and allies, fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion. CCWomen offers networking, mentorship, and career development opportunities, featuring women leaders and allies from various industries. Sandy’s passion lies in advocating for women’s involvement in all aspects of business, believing they are a force for change and advancement. She joyfully continues to grow personally and professionally in her journey of supporting women from diverse backgrounds and walks of life.

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WELCOME RECEPTION: (Fri, 08/19, 5:00-8:00pm | Keynote Speaker: TBD)$30.00$35.00$45.00
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