10th Annual Breaking Barriers
Honoring Asian American Women Pioneers
10th Annual Breaking Barriers: Honoring Asian American Women Pioneers
Tuesday, May 7th, 6-8pm
Sunda New Asian restaurant, 110 W. Illinois, Chicago
Join us for wine and hors d’oeuvres to celebrate these outstanding women!
Early bird rate: $65/ticket or $225/package of four tickets (purchase by April 20th)
Regular rate: $75/ticket (purchase April 20th-May 1st)
After May 1st: $85/ticket
This year's honorees
Shradha Agarwal, Co-Founder and CEO, Context Media Inc.
Libby Chiu, Senior Advisor for Learning Initiatives, Illinois Arts Council
Madhuvanti Ghose, Alsdorf Associate Curator of Indian, Southeast Asian, Himalayan and Islamic Art, Art Institute of Chicago
Ngoan Le, Vice President of Program, Chicago Community Trust
Tuyet Le, Executive Director, Asian American Institute
Josina Morita, Executive Coordinator, United Congress of Community and Religious Organizations
Prem Sharma, Founder, Apna Ghar
Joanna Su, Community Systems & Capacity Building Manager, Governor's Office of Early Childhood Development
Liz Thomson, Assistant Director, UIC Gender and Sexuality Center
Lisa Yun Lee, Director of Art and Art History, Art & Art History Department, University of Chicago at Illinois
Dr. Aparna Sharma (posthumously) - A dedicated and passionate leader with a gift for inspiring people, creating community and affecting change, we remember Aparna Sharma as a fierce advocate for immigrant and women's rights who cared deeply about and worked tireless to achieve equity for all. Dr. Sharma passed away on February 9, 2013.
Host committee members
Kaberi Banerjee Murthy
Sharmila Rao Thakkar