Asian & Pacific Islander American Heritage Month Event

The AAGL Asian & Pacific Islander American Heritage Month Event is a celebration of our vibrant, diverse cultures and recognizes the shared history of Asian and Pacific Americans. This event brings together sponsors for a conversation around how Asian American leaders make a difference to the community, accompanied by cultural entertainment and networking.

May 5, 2017 5:00 PM

Host: Blue Cross Blue Shield of IL

Venue - 300 East Randolph, Chicago, IL


Host Welcome

Manika M. Turnbull, Ph.D.

Vice President & Chief Diversity Officer at Health Care Service Corporation

Keynote Speaker

Kim Cummings

Chief Diversity Officer at BNSF

Keynote Speaker

Roger Park

Partner, Financial Services - Technology & Innovation at EY

Keynote Speaker

Suroor Raheemullah

Director, Health & Wellness and Global Mobility at Dover Corp.

2017 Program

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4:00 PM Registration opens (light refreshments available)

5:00 PM Opening performance

5:15 PM Host Welcome: Manika Turnbull, Ph.D

5:20 PM Speaker: Kim Cummings

5:40 PM Speaker: Roger Park

6:00 PM Speaker: Suroor Raheemullah

6:30 PM Networking Reception & Entertainment

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2017 Sponsors


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Food & Entertainment

Food & Drink provided by:

FLIK Catering
Hakka Bakka
Star of Siam

Entertainment by:

Chitrahar Cultural Academy
SamaSama Project
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