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The Myth of the Bamboo Ceiling: Featuring Jeanny Chai

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Tuesday, May 10 2022, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM


1.5 hours


How to Take Ownership of Your Career and Leadership Design


Event Types > Training & Education > Seminar/Workshop/Class

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While the perception of the Bamboo Ceiling has spurred increased awareness of the need for more diverse leadership within corporations, the reality is that individual professionals must take greater ownership of our career and leadership design to achieve the success we desire. In this provocative program, Jeanny Chai acknowledges the cultural experiences unique to professionals of Asian heritage and she reveals how those experiences impact (1) how high you can rise in your career or leadership and (2) the personal fulfillment you enjoy in the process.

 Although Jeanny speaks from her personal experience as an Asian American, this workshop is applicable to people of all backgrounds who have worked and feel like they’re stuck. This event is open to everybody.

Questions this Webinar Will Answer:

  • The simple strategy to go from secretly overwhelmed to propelling your career and leadership forward more authentically and easily.

  • Why working harder is the WRONG strategy to finding more success in your life and your career.

  • The secret to finally overcoming imposter syndrome and how to finally get what you want in your career and life.

  • AND how to do this while completely remaining true to yourself and no matter what 2022 throws at you next!

JEANNY CHAI’S BIO Founder, coach & speaker, Jeanny Chai helps Asian American women find their worth from within and “Live Their Leadership Potential” by reframing the cultural priorities that have been given to us. She believes that breaking through the Bamboo Ceiling is an internal quest and only by thinking differently that we can create a new norm. She has been invited to speak at companies including Salesforce, Oracle, KPMG, HP and has been featured in Fortune Magazine, USA Today, and Thrive Global.

Drawing from powerful personal experiences that include “shaming” her family by not attending medical school after graduating from Stanford, raising four children and becoming known as a successful business development professional in Silicon Valley, Jeanny has devoted herself to helping Asian Americans find their confidence from within.

It took Jeanny 3 breast cancer tumors and a divorce to come into the realization of how she could flourish, and she is dedicated to working with other Asian Americans so that they don’t have to  go through great adversity to reach the point of personal transformation.

Read more about Jeanny’s impact and work at