|Asian American Professional Association Announces the 2012 Mentoring Program: Introduction Session|
Join AAPA current mentees, alumni and friends of AAPA at the introduction session on January 30, 2012. Meet your mentors and network with other professionals. Enjoy a traditional asian dinner and keynote speaker with John Kobara
"Adopting the Mentoring Lifestyle" - Featuring: John Kobara, Executive VP/COO, California Community Foundation
In 2009, John was appointed Executive VP and Chief Operating Officer for the California Community Foundation (CCF). He is responsible for all of the development, marketing, administrative, grantmaking, civic engagement, and donor relations functions for the 48th largest foundation in the nation. John has been involved in education, social justice, and philanthropy for most of his life. He started out working in maximum security institutions as a counselor for juvenile felons. He led the largest student run community service program in the nation. John has held leadership positions at a wide variety of regional, national, and international non-profit organizations in the arts, education, and philanthropy. John currently serves on the boards of the Japanese American National Museum and Walden University.
John has given hundreds of workshops and presentations for Fortune 500 corporations, universities, professional associations, non-profits, and community organizations all over the world. He speaks on career and life development, pursuit of passion, mentoring and networking. He posts his ideas, thoughts and recommendations about Adopting the Mentoring and Networking Lifestyle on his blog @ johnkobara.com. For nearly 10 years, John hosted and produced Asian Understanding, a weekly live radio program on KPCC.
Monday, January 30, 2012
5:30-6:30 p.m. Registration, Dinner & Networking
6:30 - 9:00 p.m. Keynote & Mentoring Circles
Edison General Office Employee Lounge, 2244 Walnut Grove Avenue, Rosemead, Ca 91770 (Visitor Parking is available)
Attendance: Complimentary Session - Pre-registration is required for security reasons. Please forward to all friends and AAPA alumni who you think might not have
seen the invite! The more the merrier!Guests are welcome, please simply indicate their name on your RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org or visit us at www.AAPAmentoring.com. We are looking for volunteers to help on 1/30. Please send me an e-mail if you are interested to help out.
Southern California Edison
8631 Rush Street, Rosemead, CA 91770
Tel.: (626)302-1885 Fax: (626)302-3773
Executive Director, Asian American Professional Association
President, Edison Chinese Connection