Author Archives: TAP-Chicago
We cordially invite you to our April Networking at AceBounce Ping Pong. AceBounce is a new concept venue in the heart of West Loop featuring amazing cocktails and ping pong tables!
Make sure you RSVP via Eventbrite by Thursday April 20th with the FREE Early Bird ticket. General Admission at the door is $5. Contact Tuyet Ngo | Tuyet@tapchicago.org Contact Jack Lian | Jack@tapchicago.org
Complimentary hot food and beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) will be served.
Join TAP-Chicago for a Social Media Professional Skills Module in downtown Chicago on April 8, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Our two speakers, Katie Molchan and Rachel L. Schaller, will discuss ways to manage your social media presence as a job seeker and an employee, and what employers can consider when making employment decisions. Ms. Molchan will also provide tips and advice on how to improve your social media footprint (e.g. Linkedin, the modern resume) in order to get the coveted job that you want.
Rachel L. Schaller is an attorney at Taft, Stettinius & Hollister with extensive employment litigation and counseling expertise, includes but not limited to employment disputes, class actions, and breach of contract. Ms. Schaller is also a legal author, having frequently published employment articles for Workforce Magazine and the 2013 through 2016 supplements to Chapter 13 (Disability) of the Employment Discrimination Law treatise. Ms. Schaller received her Juris Doctorate from the Chicago-Kent College of Law and her bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.
Katie Molchan is a Senior Consultant with the Beacon Hill Staffing Group with nearly seven years of experience in helping applicants find the right jobs across many industries. Prior to Beacon Hill, Ms. Molchan also placed candidates in Chicago, Boston, San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles and Anaheim while at Action Figures Convention Staffing. Ms. Molchan is also an expert on Linkedin Profile management, having presented at universities in the Chicagoland area on the topic. Ms. Molchan received her BA from Columbia College Chicago.
Join TAP as we go to the King of the Yees at the Goodman Theatre on April 29th (2pm Sat) ! Learn more about King of the Yees, please visit:https://
We have 15 seats reserved at a group discounted rate of $25 each for the main floor ($5 OFF the original ticket). You are welcome to join us for drinks/snacks after the show!
Please RSVP via eventbrite:
Contact Matt Maa at email@example.com
TAP-Chicago’s Leadership & Professional Development Committee presents, “The Road Less Traveled” on the evening of March 2, a panel program featuring prominent Chicagoland Asian Americans in the fields of performing arts, law enforcement, politics, and the culinary arts. The program will focus on the individual and personal stories of each of the speakers through a vibrant discussion and Q&A session where audience members will have the opportunity to further engage with guest speakers.
Moderated by 1871’s own Vanessa Yeh (Manager, Brand Experience), panelists of this program include:
Stephen Chung – Commander, 9th District, Chicago Police Department
Theresa Mah – Illinois State Representative, 2nd District, Illinois House of Representatives
William Song – Chef/Restaurateur, bopNgrill
Norman Yap – Actor, Chimerica
Cynthia Yeh – Percussionist, Chicago Symphony Orchestra
This event is sponsored by 1871, Clarity Partners, and Mr. Pak’s.
REGISTER BY CLICKING ON THE LINK BELOW:
EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION ENDS ON FEBRUARY 24TH! GET YOUR TICKET TODAY!
Email them to Connie Yip at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Join TAP-Chicago to learn the history and significance of the Chinese dumpling and how to prepare the dumplings at Lao Beijing Restaurant in Chinatown! The best part? You get to eat what you make! After which all guests will be served a full meal may including the following:
• Beijing Shredded Pork (with Pancakes)
• Cumin Lamb Satay Beijing Style
• Moo Shu Chicken
• Hot Plate Beef with Black Pepper Sauce
• Fried Rice Noodles
• Sauteed String Beans with Garlic
• Mapo Tofu
All materials will be prepared, so all you need to do is to show up and have fun! Cost per person will be around $15 (tax and tips included). Make sure you RSVP by Sunday March 5th!
For more information contact:
Ada He | email@example.com
TAP-Chicago in collaboration with Lunar Ball cordially invites you to Lunar Ball 2017!
The 5th Annual Lunar Ball is Chicago’s largest charitable fundraiser for Asian American young professionals and friends. This year, we expect a crowd of 800+ of Chicago’s most accomplished and involved young professionals to fill the Wintrust Grand Banking Hall for an evening of fun, food, and networking.
The event will include tastings from Chicago’s top restaurants, open bar, adult beverages all night, performances, multiple DJs, raffle, and silent auction.
TAP-Chicago have a limited amount of discounted tickets! Apply the discount code:
Please go to Eventbrite to buy your tickets today!
All proceeds from Lunar Ball 2017 will benefit our community beneficiaries and charities.
For more information, please contact:
Come celebrate A-Squared Theatre’s 10th birthday with Tatsu Aoki’s Miyumi Project, saxophonist Jeff Chan, and Korean percussionist Suwan Choi in this fundraiser for A-Squared’s 2017 programming.
A-Squared Theatre’s mission is to tell Asian American stories with many local Asian American artists to counter under-representation on Chicago stages and beyond.
There will be food, drinks, and musicians featuring:
Tatsu Aoki’s Miyumi Project:
Tatsu Aoki – Bass
Mwata Bowden – Woodwinds
Ed Wilkerson – Woodwinds
Avreeayl Ra – Drums
Coco Elysses – Percussion
Jaime Kempkers – Cello
KIOTO – Taiko Drums
Saxophonist Jeff Chan collaborating with Suwan Choi, an international pungmul (traditional Korean drumming) artist.
Come on out and support Asian American Theatre! Get your tickets with the promotional code “TAP-Chicago” for $15 off regular ticket price. Offer only good until 1/18!
Purchase your ticket here:
Happy New Year! Was your New Year’s resolution to finally get involved in the community? Make new friends? Volunteer for a good cause? Help plan an awesome party? Get a jump start by coming to our Lunar Ball New Volunteer Info Session!
We are planning the 9th Annual Lunar Ball and are looking for enthusiastic committee members to help us plan and execute our biggest event ever. Lunar Ball is Chicago’s biggest Asian American cultural awareness, networking and fundraising event, and will be held in March at the Wintrust Grand Banking Hall. See what goes on behind the scenes, meet some new friends, and work with a group of like-minded people.
Food will be provided and everyone is welcome, no previous experience required!
You can check out last year’s website: http://lunarball.org/
If you are interested, please RSVP to Cassie Zhang at firstname.lastname@example.org so we can order enough food for everyone.