PHOENIX, ARIZ. — ACEL proudly announced that Allymyr Atrero, an active member & leader of the organization, received the Member of the Year Award from the Asian Corporate & Entrepreneur Leaders

Allymyr received the award for her outstanding service to the organization and the commitment to the community. The award will be presented to her at the organization’s annual ACELebration Gala on January 21, 2023 at the Scottsdale Embassy Suites Resort & Conference Center.

Allymyr Atrero works in education consulting as a project manager for the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL), a national, nonprofit membership organization working to improve education-to-career pathways for adult learners. Her organization partners with postsecondary institutions, workforce and economic development agencies, employers, foundations, and other mission-aligned organizations to provide expertise, resources, and innovative solutions that support sustainable and equitable economic growth. Prior to CAEL, Allymyr championed for multicultural and equity-based centers where she led diversity and inclusion education and policy work within universities. She has extensive experience designing curriculum highlighting power, privilege, and identity and overseeing large-scale professional development events such as conferences, workshops, and symposiums.

Outside of work, Allymyr actively engages and advances social justice through regularly presenting at conferences and volunteering with community organizations. Her conference presentations have been accepted at the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education, Asian Pacific Americans in Higher Education National Conference, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Conference, and the University of Colorado, Boulder’s Womxn’s Leadership Symposium. She also currently serves as the mentorship chair for Asian Corporate & Entrepreneur Leaders.


Let’s celebrate AAPI Leadership and meet your mentorship graduates who are dedicated to making our community great! Join us for another year’s celebration, filled with delicious food, great entertainment and wonderful people. At the gala, we will be inducting the 2023 leadership team. Come enjoy dinner, entertainment, and raffles.

Event: 2023 ACELebration Gala & Mentorship Graduation

When: Saturday, Jan.21, 2023
5:00 p.m. Registration/Silent Auction/General Reception;
6:30 p.m. Dinner

Location:  Embassy Suites by Hilton Scottsdale Resort, 5001 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ 85250

Ticket Price:

  • Awards Gala & General Reception (5:00-9pm):
    •  General Admission: $225.00
    • Corporate Table of 10*: $2500.00* (include company recognition and company logo in the program)

* Please note that the PayPal will charge a 5% merchant fee.

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 January, 16, 2023 to guarantee your seat.

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Asian Corporate & Entrepreneur Leaders will the proceeds from this event to award scholarships, or the funds will be used to support ACEL mentorship program and annual leadership conference.