Event Details


Join fellow Cornellians, friends, and family to celebrate the Cornell Asian Alumni Association, the accomplishments of the honoree, Anne Chow ’88, MEng ’89, MBA ’90 and the Lunar New Year.

Saturday, January 28, 2023 
6:00 p.m. Reception
7:00 p.m. Banquet Dinner

Golden Unicorn Restaurant
18 E Broadway New York, NY 10002

Keynote Speaker
Anne Chow ’88, MEng ’89, MBA ’90

About the Event
This event includes an authentic eleven-course banquet, open bar, hors d’oeuvres, and cultural performances. A portion of the ticket price goes toward funding the CAAA undergraduate scholarship program. The evening will also include a silent auction to benefit the Cornell Asian & Asian American Center and the Asian American Studies Program.

Dress Code

Business casual and festive attire.

Registration Details
Friend Level Ticket: $180
Young Alumni (2013-2023) / Student Ticket Price: $125, limit 2 per person.
Children Ticket (12 and under) – $60

See registration for additional banquet donation levels and Cornell Giving Society tiered pricing.

Silent Auction
Our silent auction is virtual and open to all, and in addition, we will have a few exclusive items available in a limited in-person silent auction. Please visit our auction page to see what items are available. The auction is live on January 21st.

About Our Keynote Speaker

Anne Chow is a transformative business leader whose trailblazing corporate career spans over three decades in the technology and business sectors. As the first woman of color CEO in AT&T’s 140+ year history, she led AT&T Business, a $35B global operating unit comprised of 35,000 people. Anne is currently Lead Director on the Board of Directors of FranklinCovey, a company dedicated to organizational transformation through leadership, execution, and culture. She was also recently appointed Adjunct Professor of Executive Education at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. Anne has been widely recognized for her role model inclusive leadership, driving success at the intersection of people, culture, and technology.

She has been named to Fortune’s Most Powerful Women in Business twice, Forbes inaugural CEO Next List of Leaders set to revolutionize American business, and Light Reading’s Most Inspiring Woman in Communications. Anne has also received a Gold Stevie Award as Female Executive of the Year – Business Services and is one of LinkedIn’s Top Voices in Gender Equity. Most recently, she was honored with the 2022 Legends in Leadership Award by Linkage, Inc, and 2022 Luminary Award by the Diversity & Flexibility Alliance.

As a lifelong learner committed to inspiration and sustainable impact, Anne has launched into the next stage of her career, which she refers to as “rewirement”. She is passionate about engaging with current and future leaders, teams, and audiences through her work as The Rewired CEO, where her unique insights power connection and culture with a future forward lens and emphasis on sustainable, agile growth.

Covid-19 Considerations
The restaurant is fully ventilated with upgraded HVAC and UV lights so that air will quickly be exhausted from the space.

Event Questions?
Praveen Anumolu ’01 & Mohammad Radiyat ’15 – Banquet Co-Chairs, Cornell Asian Alumni Association
Victoria Anne Hathaway Associate Director, Diversity Alumni Programs

Registration Questions?
Brendan West Program Assistant, Diversity Alumni Programs

Logo designed by Nancy Zallo

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