The Ascend National Convention is the largest non-profit gathering of Pan-Asian business leaders and professionals in North America with over 2,200 registered participants. Top industry leaders, senior executives and professionals, along with MBAs and undergraduate students representing over 200 corporations and universities participate in three days of leadership and professional development and networking. Ascend was established in 2005, and has grown to serve professionals and corporations across various professions and across multiple industries.
Ascend reaches 60,000 people with 40+ student chapters and 18 professional chapters located in both the United States and Canada around major business hubs and educational institutions. We offer robust professional development and career enhancement programs designed to cultivate Pan-Asian talent. In addition, the National Association of Asian MBAs (NAAMBA), Ascend’s national organization for MBA professionals and students, fosters Competent, Committed, Competitive, and Collaborative global MBA leaders to fulfill diverse talent pipelines.
Ascend Foundation‘s research provides the basis to the development of our leadership and development programs.