Asian Corporate & Entrepreneur Leaders (ACEL) is thrilled to announce Van Lai-DuMone as our esteemed Keynote Speaker of the upcoming ACEL Leadership Awards Gala on August 26, 2023, a prominent figure in the field of entrepreneurship. Be empowered as she shares her insights and wisdom during this memorable event.

Van Lai-DuMone‘s transformative impact is reshaping workplaces into hubs of creativity, inclusivity, and empowered leadership. Through worksmart, her progressive consultancy, she melds creativity, play, and experiential learning to evolve workplace dynamics. Her TEDx Talk, ‘What if? The Life Changing Power of Curiosity’, encapsulates her visionary approach.

With a background in Psychology from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and an MBA from Pepperdine University, Van’s influence extends to industry leaders including Google, LinkedIn, and Pandora. As a Fast Company Executive Board member and Thrive Global contributor, her insights resonate widely.

Van’s dedication to empowering women in the workplace, showcased through the LEAPing Women into Leadership Programs with True Cycle Coaching, underscores her commitment to driving positive change.

We are thrilled to welcome Van as our keynote, an inspiring force propelling us toward innovative, inclusive, and impactful workplaces.


Meet Your 2023 ACEL Honorees:

Date: Saturday, August 26, 2023
Time: 5:00 p.m. Registration & Reception | 6:00 p.m. Dinner
Location: Sheraton Phoenix Downtown, 340 N 3rd St, Phoenix, AZ 85004

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