The JACL National Youth/Student Council and Japanese American National Museum will present “Navigate Networking” with Vanna Novak on Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at JANM, 100 N. Central Ave. in Little Tokyo.

Vanna Novak
Vanna Novak

This unique program is perfect for eager Japanese American and Asian Pacific Islander college students and young professionals entering the workplace in any and all work industries.

Novak is a nationally recognized keynote speaker and seminar leader on persuasive presentation skills and steps to building quality work relationships. Based in Seattle, she is president and CEO of Speak to Persuade and co-founder of the Executive Development Institute. She has been in the business of speaking and training for over 20 years, working with cross-industry teams and individuals from non-profits to major corporations.

“Navigate Networking” will be a day to enhance your interpersonal networking skills, discover new ways to communicate effectively, expand your connections, and engage in conversation with leaders in the Japanese American community.

This program is made possible by sponsorship and support of State Farm, Southwest Airlines, the UCLA Asian American Studies Center, and Fukui Mortuary.

Registration: $15 for students, $30 for professionals. Admission to “Common Ground: The Heart of Community” included. Obento lunch provided by Maison Akira. Limited to 40 participants.

To reserve your seat online, visit

For more details about panelists and registration check-in time, visit the “Navigate Networking” Facebook page.

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