Celebrating Canada this Asian Heritage Month

Celebrating Canada this Asian Heritage Month

Patrick Bhang, Director Retail Merchandising at RBC shares his story.
5 key strategies for pan-Asian leaders to thrive in today’s fast-changing environment

5 key strategies for pan-Asian leaders to thrive in today’s fast-changing environment

Change is an inevitable part of life – both personally and professionally – and it can often lead to feelings of stress and uncertainty.
New Report: API Mental Health at Work

New Report: API Mental Health at Work

Ascend has released the first in a 3-part series of reports focused on the state of API mental health and well-being in the workplace and beyond.
How A Good Mentor Can Elevate Your Career

How A Good Mentor Can Elevate Your Career

Rebecca Pang is a visionary sales leader, with a career that has spanned cities around the world and leading global organizations.
Building Resiliency to Overcome Career Challenges

Building Resiliency to Overcome Career Challenges

Resiliency is the ability to withstand - or quickly recover - after a setback.
Practicing Allyship and Creating Safe Spaces for the 2SLGBTQIA+ Community

Practicing Allyship and Creating Safe Spaces for the 2SLGBTQIA+ Community

Ascend Canada sat down with Kenny Koon (he/him), who was one of the panelists at our ‘Practicing Allyship and Creating Safe Spaces for the 2SLGBTQIA+ Community” event in June. Kenny, who is a Relationship Manager…
Developing a Career: 5 Steps to Effective Career Planning

Developing a Career: 5 Steps to Effective Career Planning

Having a fulfilling career provides you with feelings of accomplishment, confidence and pride.
The Beloved Community Starts with Uplifting Colleagues, Says EA’s Brian Pang

The Beloved Community Starts with Uplifting Colleagues, Says EA’s Brian Pang

Vancouver is one of the most diverse cities in Canada, but when Brian Pang first immigrated there from Hong Kong, it was a different story. “I was 16 and arrived in the mid-90s during this huge immigration…
Ascend Vancouver Celebrates a Decade of Community Building

Ascend Vancouver Celebrates a Decade of Community Building

“We’re all on a journey towards greater diversity, equity, and inclusion,” says Kerby Sit, Vancouver Chapter President of Ascend Canada. “Some may be more ahead than others, but we can all learn from each other. This is why Ascend’s…
Ascend Asks: Subi Subramani, Senior Consultant, Finance & Performance, Deloitte

Ascend Asks: Subi Subramani, Senior Consultant, Finance & Performance, Deloitte

Ascend Canada sat down with Subi Subramani, Senior Consultant, Finance & Performance, Deloitte, to discuss her journey as a queer Pan-Asian individual in Calgary, the challenges she has faced, and the opportunities for stronger representation…