Healthcare Career Growth as an Asian American: AAPI Heritage Month Panel

Asian Americans are half as likely to be promoted into management as their white counterparts, according to Harvard Business Review (

Why then does the model minority myth pursue, and how does does it harm AAPI people in the workforce?

We'll discuss these issues and the challenges that Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders face when trying to grow in the workplace.

- Ben Chao, President of CareConnect at MultiCare Health System
- Priscilla McCloskey, Head of Product at SymphonyRM

Co-hosts Ying Li and Chris Hemphill will facilitate a conversation on the challenges they faced in their journeys into leadership positions.

If you have stories or questions that you'd like to share, this panel is happy to hear them and speak with you. We look forward to an informative session of learning and sharing soon!

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Ben Chao

Title: President of CareConnect
Company:MultiCare Health System


photo-cirlce-Priscilla-McCloskey-130x130Priscilla McCloskey

Title: Head of Product
Company: SymphonyRM

Photo-Chris-Hemphill-200x200Chris Hemphill

Title: VP, Applied AI & Growth
Company: SymphonyRM

photo-cirlce-Ying-Li-130x130Ying Li

Title: Data Engineer
Company: SymphonyRM

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