Asian Heritage Month Celebration
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Join AACG to Celebrate Asian American Heritage Month and learn about the 2018 Ohio Asian Awards. Meet the 2018 Asian Awards Co-Chairs and hear their story.
Angela An, Anchor - WBNS-10TV
Edwaard Liaag, Artistic Director - Ballet Met
Vinita Mehra, Esq., Director & Business Co-Leader - Kegler Brown Hill & Ritter
Meet and network with community and business leaders.
Cost: $20 - AACG members / $25 non members. Includes buffet & cash bar.
When: May 9, 2018 5:30 - 8:00 pm
Location: Tadka 3535 W. Dublin Granville Road, Columbus, OH 43235
Angela is a 5-time Emmy Award winning journalist who co-anchors Central Ohio’s #1 weekday morning newscast on WBNS-10TV at 4:25 a.m., 5 a.m. and 6 a.m.
Community service is one of Angela’s greatest passions. She serves on several boards including the Columbus affiliate of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure and JDRF in Central Ohio for Type 1 Diabetes. Angela has also served on the boards of Canine Companions for Independence and Columbus Fashion Week. She lends her support to other groups as well, such as Crime Stoppers of Central Ohio and the Heinzerling Foundation helping people with severe mental or physical disabilities.
A former dancer with New York City Ballet and Nederlands Dans Theater, Edwaard Liang has built an international reputation as a choreographer. Over the last decade, he has created work for the Bolshoi Ballet, Houston Ballet, Joffrey Ballet, Kirov Ballet, New York City Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, Shanghai Ballet, Singapore Dance Theatre and Washington Ballet.
Born in Taiwan and raised in California, Mr. Liang is one of the few Asian-American leaders in the art form nationwide.
In 2013, Mr. Liang was named Artistic Director of BalletMet where he continues to choreograph new works for companies both domestically and abroad.
Vinita serves as the firm’s Asia-Pacific Team Leader and is qualified and licensed to practice law in both Ohio and India. She counsels corporate clients regarding a broad range of complex national and international corporate transactions and intellectual property issues.
Ms. Mehra has been honored as the only ‘Expert’ attorney in the Midwest for Indian business matters by several professional associations. Ms. Mehra is often a liaison between Ohio companies and the Indian market.