Ascend USC Chapter

Ascend USC Chapter is the Premier Pan-Asian Business Club at the University of Southern California. We are dedicated to providing the best resources and opportunities for our members, affiliates and corporate partners to develop long-term, mutually-beneficial relationships among each other. We connect our students to  leaders across industries through a network of seasoned professionals and emerging leaders. We enable our young professionals and emerging leaders to pursue their dreams and achieve new professional heights. And we assist our partners and sponsors to maximize their recruiting efforts through first-class diversity and inclusion practices.

Ascend National

Ascend is the largest, non-profit Pan-Asian organization for business professionals in North America. Established in 2005, Ascend has grown to serve professionals and corporations across various professions and across multiple industries.

Ascend reaches 60,000 people with 34 student chapters and 17 professional chapters located in both the United States and Canada around major business hubs and educational institutions. 

2018-19 Executive Board

President: Vivian Ruan
Executive Vice President: Joyce Yam
Treasurer: Sophia Song
VP of Professional Development: Iris Deng & Kevin Suh
VP of Membership:  Eddie Yoon
Chair of Finance: Jiaqi He
Chair of Professional Development: Edward Kim & Sylvia Zhang
Chair of Mentorship: Evelyn Meng, Lia Yoon
Chair of Marketing:  Keiko Lau
Chair of Membership: Alec Tsai