Who’s Who in Asian American Communities (WWAAC) Awards

9/26/2015 11:00 AM

Who’s Who in Asian American Communities (WWAAC) Awards

The 10th Annual Who’s Who in Asian American Communities (WWAAC) Awards

The awards honor Asian-American leaders and role models.
The WWAAC Awards ceremony is the only Asian American awards program televised across the country and streamed live over the Internet.
Ron Jordan and Sumit Agrawal are the Luncheon Keynote Speakers. Both will be presented with RICE (Respect, Inspiration, Commitment, Excellence) Awards. Jordan is Vice President of Global Freight Forwarding Sales for UPS. Agrawal is a Senior Manager for Advanced Analytics for General Motors.
The WWAAC Awards Title Sponsors are Comcast, Comcast On Demand, and Encyclomedia. WWAAC Diamond Sponsors are Buick and UPS.
From 2:15 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. there will be a “speed mentoring” session titled Tenacious Leadership: Overcoming Obstacles & Adversity. It is sponsored by the Asian & Pacific Islander American Scholarship Fund (APIASF).
Bonnie Youn will moderate the session. The mentors are: Sumit Agrawal, Lindsay Dacuan, Dr. Gulshan Harjee, Belkis Leong-Hong, Samuel Kwon, Joseph Melookaran, Brandon McClain, U.S. Army Major General (retired) Antonio M. Taguba, Jenifer Waldrop,
and An Asian Cultural Mini-Fest, with samples of Asian food, will be held from 3:45 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., ahead of the evening’s award ceremony.
Here is information on one WWAAC Award recipient:
Joseph Melookaran is the 2015 WWAAC Leaders & Legends Award Honoree. He is president & CEO of JMA Information Technology Inc., which has more than 300 employees in the U.S. and more than 100 employees in Singapore, Malaysia and India.
Melookaran is a certified public accountant with extensive experience in management consulting and public assurance practice.

Date: Saturday, September 26
Times: 11am registration, noon lunch, 2:15p conference, 3:45p minifest, 6p awards, 8p parties.
Venue: Rialto Center for the Arts at Georgia State University, 80 Forsyth St.NW, Atlanta GA 30303
Contact: Sachi Koto, sachi@wwaac.com

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