Friday, January 28, 2022 - 11:30am to 12:45pm
Host: 
Asian Pacific American Alumni Network
Venue: 
Zoom
Do you LOVE going to networking events and talking about how awesome you are? Don't you LOVE telling everyone why you're an expert? We all know that we have our personal elevator pitch in our back pockets and spend our free time practicing how to market ourselves, right? ...says no-one about their ability to self-aggrandize. However, it is an important skill to hone, especially during the time of The Great Resignation.
 
Join APAAN to learn a few tried and true "must-dos" to keep you on your toes when marketing yourself. The discussion will feature panelists Wendy Wang '97, James Wong '10, and Jennifer Jyh-Feng Tepper '09.
 
*Additionally, if you haven't already registered, we invite you to join us for Part 1 of this conversation on Monday, January 24 at 11:30 a.m. EST.


Panelists:

Wendy Wang '97
Wendy Wang '97

James Wong '10
James Wong '10
James is currently a reliability engineer at Tesla for all of Tesla’s charging products, including supercharger stations, and has a breadth of experience with multiple industries. He has been at Tesla for more than 6 years and has had several roles, from dynamometer test engineer supporting the development of the model 3 motors to data analyst developing business intelligence tools for manufacturing and program management. Prior to Tesla, James was a technical architecture analyst at Accenture Federal Services where he helped deliver new technology solutions to government clients.

Jennifer Jyh-Feng Tepper, MBA '09
Jennifer Jyh-Feng Tepper, MBA '09
Jennifer Jyh-Feng Tepper is the Co-Founder of Lam Lha, LLC, the umbrella company that hosts LiveMudita - a consulting agency; Sapillo Creek Escape - a retreat destination and vacation getaway; and Transient on Purpose, a lifestyle brand on how to live, intentionally unsettled.  She is also the Board Chair of People and Planet - a nonprofit dedicated to supporting grassroots projects around the world. and Transient on Purpose, a lifestyle brand on how to live, intentionally unsettled. She is also Certified Reseller and Referral Partner at boodleAI and The Giving Block.

Previously, Jennifer held the positions of Interim VP of Development and Communications/Senior Advisor at SOS Children's Villages USA; Director of Development and Communications, at Trees For The Future; Assistant Director of Business Development, Board Advisory Services, while working at NACD (National Association of Corporate Directors); Senior Director of Strategic Development and Partnerships, at BoardSource.
Jennifer completed an MBA in Business from the University of Maryland - Robert H. Smith School of Business, in 2009. Additionally, Jennifer received an MA in Peace and Development Studies, in 2001, from the University of Limerick. Jennifer also earned a BA in International Studies, Spanish from Austin College in 1999.

 

Cost: 

Free to attend, but please register to receive the Zoom link.

Contact: 

Questions? Contact umd.apaan@gmail.com