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Diversity Speaker Ji Lee Discusses "The Tiger Mom: How to work with Asian Students"

Event Date: 
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 - 1:00p.m.
There will be a diversity speaker  December 2 from 1:00pm - 2:30pm in the AC Pit.  Ji Lee, Director of the Rutgers University Asian American Cultural Center will discuss  "The Tiger Mom: How to work with Asian Students".  Her bio is below:
Ji Lee has served as the Director for the Asian American Cultural Center (AACC) at Rutgers University since 2006. She works with her team of staff and students to manage the center’s programs and overall operations. Her primary focus is to raise awareness around Asian American issues as they pertain to college students through creative programming/events, collaborations with various units, and advocating for the needs and concerns of Asian American students. Having created several strong student leadership teams and programs at AACC, she aims to foster in students personal and professional growth and development. Ji also has over ten years experience as a Community Health Outreach Worker and Health Educator from previous positions at a non-profit HIV Prevention Center, Michigan State University’s Health Education Department, and Rutgers University’s Department of Health Education. Mainly, Ji is passionate about social justice issues and committed to her life long journey in being an ally.