Women’s Leadership Summit 2024


Calling all AAPI women leaders and aspiring trailblazers! It’s time to harness the power of self-compassion for professional growth and personal empowerment at this year’s Women Leadership Summit.

  • Ignite Your Self-Compassion: Learn from a lineup of accomplished AAPI women leaders who cultivate a mindset of kindness and understanding for themselves and for their teams, fostering impact and resilience in the workplace
  • Unlock Your Potential: Dive deep into a transformative 90-minute workshop designed to equip you with practical skills to shift self-criticism into self-compassion
  • Thrive in Every Arena: Gain valuable insights from a diverse panel of leaders on the power of self-compassion in every facet of your professional journey, whether you are striving for career advancement, seeking to excel in hybrid work environments, or combatting burnout

Don’t miss this opportunity and register now to take advantage of our early bird discount! Please note that this event will not be recorded.

9:00 am - 9:10 am


9:10 am - 10:25 am

Demystifying Corporate America: The Unwritten Rules of the Game

In this keynote, Joy Chen, a former Deputy Mayor of Los Angeles and an executive recruiter for Fortune 500 CEOs and Board members, delves into the nuanced and often unspoken norms that dictate success in the corporate world, where strategy, intuition, and understanding of the cultural undercurrents are as crucial as hard work, illuminating the challenges Asian Americans face in being seen as leaders and rising into leadership roles.

Joy_Chen Joy Chen 陈愉
10:30 am - 11:20 am

Panel: Finding the People Who Uplift You

An executive coach (and Head of Strategic Partnerships for Android at Google), a research scientist (and co-founder and CEO of a mental wellness startup), and a data leader with over 15 years of experience walk into a room… This panel draws from a diverse group of experts to discuss being your authentic self at work, building connection with others, and navigating professional relationships and building a community of allies.

Denise Ang Denise Ang
Xuan_Zhao Xuan Zhao, PhD
Alan_Wei Alan Wei
11:20 am - 11:50 am

Lunch Break

11:50 am - 1:20 pm

Workshop: Turning Self-Criticism Into Self-Compassion

Radiance Leadership’s Founders, Yon Na and Leonna Luc, will lead this 90-minute interactive workshop specifically designed for AAPI women. Through guided individual reflection and small group dialogue, attendees will have the opportunity to better understand the mental models they hold about self-compassion and self-criticism, and unlock the keys to self-compassion for a healthier, more productive well-being in life and at work.

Yon_Na Yon Na, PhD
Leonna_Luc Leonna Luc
1:25 pm - 2:15 pm

Fireside Chat: Leveraging Self-Compassion to Sustain and Elevate Your Leadership

In this fireside chat, Jin Zhang, who serves as Director of Engineering at Meta - responsible for Meta’s millions of cloud servers - and a Women of Influence per the Silicon Valley Business Journal, shares her learnings and insights into what it means to sustain leadership from within oneself and turn self-compassion into purpose and impact across team and organization.

Jin_Zhang Jin Zhang
2:15 pm - 2:30 pm


  • Date : 05/04/2024
  • Time : 9:00 am - 2:30 pm (America/Los_Angeles)
  • Venue : Online