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Ascend Austin Chapter Launch

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Event Details

Date: Thursday, February 28, 2021

Time: 3:30PM CST

Venue: Via Zoom

Admission: Free Registration


New year, new chapter! Join us as we officially launch the Ascend Austin Chapter, with keynote speaker Thai Lee (CEO, SHI International), sharing how culture and family values have led to their success.



Thai Lee

President and CEO

SHI International Corp

Thai Lee is the President and CEO of SHI International Corp, a global provider of information technology products and solutions. SHI is the largest Minority and Woman Owned Business Enterprise in the US, and was recognized on the Forbes’ list of America’s Best Employers for Women in 2020. Ms. Lee’s impressive accomplishments include an MBA from Harvard Business School, regular appearances on Forbes’ Richest Self-Made Women in America, and loving mother of two young adults. Ms. Lee began calling Austin “home” several years ago and recently moved SHI's Austin headquarters to Garza Ranch.    


Fang Fang

President & CEO

Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce

Fang Fang has a diverse background in journalism, government, entrepreneurship, and non-profit, and she dedicates her time working on economic development and elevating AAPI communities locally and nationally. Fang Fang is currently the President & CEO of the Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce and serves on the board of Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce, Visit Austin, Community Advancement Network (CAN), National Asian American PAC (NAAPAC), and Network of Asian American Organizations (NAAO).  

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