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#ACEL2022 Welcome Reception & Mentorship 23 Graduation

August 19, 2022 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

$35.00 – $40.00


You’re invited to the ACEL National Conference Welcome Reception.

This is an excellent setting to meet other members from across the valley, and a great opportunity to learn about opportunities to get involved with our professional development organization.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Krystal Ka’ai, Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders (WHIAANHPIs) and the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders,

Ka‘ai was appointed to her current position in 2021. In this role, she is responsible for advising the Biden administration on the coordination and implementation of federal programs and initiatives to advance equity, justice, and opportunity for Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA and NHPI) communities. Prior to joining WHIAANHPI, Krystal worked on Capitol Hill for over a decade, including serving as the Executive Director of the Congressional Asian Pacific American Caucus (CAPAC) for eight years. She previously held positions with the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs, the State of Hawai‘i, Office of Hawaiian Affairs, and the National Japanese American Memorial Foundation. Krystal was born and raised in Hawai‘i and is the first Native Hawaiian to ever lead WHIAANHPI.

Guests, friends & family are welcome. Light refreshments will be served.

Date & Time: Friday, August 19, 2022 @ 5:30 – 7:30 pm

Location: Scottsdale Plaza Resort & Villas

RSVP: registration@ACELeaders.org by Wed., August 17

General Admission: $30 for ACEL Member or $40 for Non Member (Free for all mentorship class alumni & Conference pass holder)

For more information about the event, please email to registration@ACELeaders.org

* All conference registrations must be purchased online with a credit or debit card.


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August 19, 2022
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
$35.00 – $40.00
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Scottsdale Plaza Resort & Villas
7200 N Scottsdale Road
Paradise Valley, AZ 85253 United States
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