Khánh and his family immigrated to the USA from Vietnam at the end of the Vietnam conflict. Khánh graduated from the Colorado School of Mines with a degree in chemical engineering and 3 minors. He worked for Amoco after graduation as a production engineer. He subsequently went to work for the family businesses: Asian grocery and real estate. He helped grow the family business to become the largest Asian grocer in the region. After selling the retail business, Khánh continued to work in real estate.[..]
Born and raised as a Colorado native, Matt knows that there is greatness in everyone waiting to be released. Matt has spent his whole life passionate about health, fitness and helping others achieve their goals. After graduating from Colorado School of Mines in EE, Matt started his own legal services and identity theft protection business with LegalShield, where changing lives is the main focus of his team. Matt brings over 10 years of personal and organizational leadership experience to SASE.[..]
Gigi began with SASE in 2019 with over a decade of event experience. Previously, she worked with large software companies to develop and deliver a wide range of strategic events. As the National Conference Director, she looks forward to working with the SASE volunteers and staff to create exceptional experiences for conference attendees as the event soars to new heights.[..]
Clarence Low recently joined the team at the Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE). As Director of Organizational Relationships, he will serve to develop and nurture relationships with corporations that value a diverse workplace and connect them with high-achieving Asian scientists and engineers. Prior to SASE, Clarence was the President and CEO of the Asian Chamber of Commerce (ACC) in Colorado, serving to connect businesses locally and internationally to the Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) community in the greater Denver Metro area.[..]
Paraag Maddiwar joined the SASE team in January 2020 in the newly created Director of Professional Programs position. Paraag was born in New York, raised in Kentucky, and holds a Chemical Engineering degree from Columbia University and an MBA from New York University. He joined SASE after a 20-year career at Procter & Gamble spanning manufacturing, engineering, and supply chain. Paraag has learned first-hand the power of a strong Asian-American ERG program and is excited to drive the SASE mission to build the leadership potential and business impact of the Asian-American STEM professional community.
Jessica Moy was introduced to SASE by her husband, Clifton. Jessica received her B.A. in International Studies, Japan focus, at Colorado State University, and her M.A. in International Studies, China focus, at the University of Denver. Her previous jobs have included being a Coordinator for International Relations on the Japan Exchange Teaching (JET) Program and being an Outreach Coordinator for the University of Colorado - Boulder's Program for Teaching East Asia. When she is not working with SASE's outstanding volunteers to help coordinate the national conference, she enjoys spending time with Clifton and their two kids Jacob, and Elia.
Born in Vietnam, Han and her family immigrated to the USA when she was five. Han graduated from the University of Dayton in May of 2021, double majoring in Digital Marketing and Entrepreneurship with a minor in International Business Management.
As an undergrad, she founded the Asian American Association at her university with four of her peers, serving as Marketing Officer, Vice President, and President, with the vision to create a more diverse and inclusive community for Asian students and celebrate their cultural heritage.
She began her journey in SASE freshman year as a chapter member, to later serving as Marketing Chair and Senior Advisor. She cannot wait to continue to impact people's lives positively through her new role with SASE and to help grow SASE to its fullest potential.
In her free time, she likes to travel, take pictures, go out to eat, and play tennis and Tetris.
Julie Lang recently joined The Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers (SASE). In her position, Julie supports the mission through the growth and development of financial and operational activity. With a degree in Sociology she has always had a passion for advocating for social equity and intergenerational equality. Julie has a diverse management and financial background spanning from the Veterinary Neurology field to the nonprofit realm.
In her free time, she can be found working towards her second degree in Sustainability or exploring the great outdoors with her two dogs Harvey and Bella.