HELEN WAN

Events

Classes/Workshops

  • Spring 2018 – “Fiction as Activism” at The Asian American Writers’ Workshop, NYC. Mondays, 6-8PM. Registration: https://www.evensi.us/fiction-activism-workshop-helen-wan-asian-american-writers/242464700

 

Selected 2018 Speaking Engagements

  • 3/5/2018 – IEX – Women’s Luncheon Speaker Series – Women & The Workplace – 4 World Trade Center, NYC
  • 4/4/2018 – APEX for Youth – Panel Event: Asian American Representation in Media & Entertainment – 30 Rockefeller Center, NYC
  • 4/5/2018 – Harvard Women’s Law Association Conference – The Intersection of Law, Media & The Arts – Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA
  • 5/8/2018 – Major, Lindsey & Africa and Perkins Coie present The Asian Pacific American General Counsel Roundtable – Perkins Coie LLP, NYC
  • 5/15/2018 – The Hartford County Bar Association 2018 Annual Meeting & Dinner – Keynote Address – The Bond Ballroom, Hartford, CT
  • 6/9/2018 – The Maplewood-South Orange Book Festival – #MeToo Panel: Fiction as Activism. Each of these authors is fighting to empower women and envision a future where no one has to say #metoo. Words Bookstore, 3:00 PM, Maplewood, NJ.

 

Selected 2017 Speaking Engagements

  • 2/14/2017 – Pen Parentis Literary Salon – Panel Event: Race Relations and Cultural Identity – NYC
  • 3/12/2017 – Columbia High School – Panel: How Women Succeed in Business by Really Trying – Maplewood, NJ
  • 4/1/2017 – Amherst College – Keynote Address, Asian Pacific American Alumni Weekend – Amherst, MA
  • 5/2/2017 – Prudential presents: Asian Americans in Media and Arts – Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration – Prudential – Newark, NJ
  • 6/10/2017 – Maplewood-South Orange Book Festival – Panel: Female Novelists on Gender, Power and Activism – The Woodland, Maplewood, NJ
  • 8/10/2017 – National Conference of Women’s Bar Associations Panel – Times Square, NYC

 

Selected 2015-2016 Speaking Engagements:

  • 1/14/2015 – PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP – NYC
  • 1/23/2015 – The U.S. Department of State – Washington, DC
  • 2/7/2015 – Harvard Law School – Cambridge, MA
  • 3/19-20/2015 – The University of Florida – Gainesville, FL
  • 4/7/2015 – ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat” Talkback – BakerHostetler – NYC
  • 4/15/2015 – The Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute, Hunter College, CUNY – NYC
  • 5/5/2015 – Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP – Women’s Leadership Initiative – NYC
  • 5/26/2015 – White & Case LLP & AABANY Women’s Committee – NYC
  • 6/9/2015 – Shearman & Sterling LLP & MLA Global – General Counsel Roundtable – Palo Alto, CA
  • 8/13/2015 – National Association of Women Lawyers Summer 2015 Book Club Event – NYC
  • 8/28/2015 – KPMG LLP & Ascend Leadership Development Series Luncheon Keynote – NYC
  • 11/6/2015 – New York Chinese Cultural Center Annual Gala – 2015 Achievement Award – NYC
  • 2/27/2016 – Columbia Law School – Conference Endnote – NYC
  • 4/26/2016 – United States District Court, Eastern District of New York – Speaker Series – NYC
  • 5/6/2016 – New York City Department of Small Business Services – Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Speaker – NYC
  • 5/9/2016 – Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP – Women of Color Initiative Event – NYC
  • 5/18/2016 – Voice of America – The Broadcasting Board of Governors – Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Keynote – Washington, DC
  • 5/19/2016 – Morgan Stanley & Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP – Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Event – The Rubin Museum – NYC
  • 6/16/2016 – DRI 2016 Young Lawyers Conference – Las Vegas, NV
  • 7/12/2016 – MOCA – Museum of Chinese in America’s “Mission Possible” Speaker Series – NYC
  • 7/22/2016 – OCA 2016 National Convention – Westin – Jersey City, NJ
  • 8/2/2016 – NYC Bar Association – “Lawyers as Authors” – A discussion with Jeremy Blachman and Cameron Stracher, authors of THE CURVE – NYC
  • 9/17/2016 – In Conversation with Marina Budhos at Words Bookstore – Book Launch for WATCHED – Maplewood, NJ
  • 10/21/2016 – A.T. Kearney, Inc. – Annual Fall Meeting – NYC – Cultural Influences on Success

 

2014 Speaking Engagements:

  • 1/11/2014 – Scarsdale Library & Westchester Book Club – Scarsdale, NY
  • 1/14/2014 – Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP – NYC
  • 1/15/2014 – New York Law School and The Arab American Bar Association – NYC
  • 1/19/2014 – Lit at Lark Reading Series – Lark Cafe, NYC
  • 2/5/2014 –  Marsh & McLennan – Legal Department Luncheon – NYC
  • 2/5/2014 – LegalTech Convention – New York Hilton – NYC
  • 2/7/2014 –  Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP – NYC
  • 2/8/2014 –  University of Pennsylvania Law School – Philadelphia, PA
  • 2/17/2014 – Cornell Law School – Ithaca, NY
  • 2/19/2014 – Chinese Business Lawyers Association – 2014 Achievement Award & KEYNOTE – NYC
  • 2/26/2014 – Latham & Watkins LLP – Washington, DC
  • 3/8/2014 – Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) – Women Game Changers: WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH Event – NYC
  • 3/8/2014 – Columbia Law School – Asian Americans in Law & Politics Conference – NYC
  • 3/19/2014 – Ascend – Executive Women’s Panel at New York Life Insurance Co. – NYC
  • 3/20/2014 – University of Pennsylvania Law School, Law in Fiction – Philadelphia, PA
  • 3/27/2014 – Dykema Gossett PLLC – Lawyers’ Luncheon – Ann Arbor, MI
  • 3/27/2014 – University of Michigan Law School – KEYNOTE – Ann Arbor, MI
  • 3/31/2014 – DLA Piper – Boston, MA
  • 4/3/2014 – Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP – Lawyers’ Book Club Discussion – NYC
  • 4/7/2014 – Amherst College Alumni Association – Washington, DC
  • 4/15/2014 – Housing Works Bookstore & Cafe – NYC
  • 4/25/2014 – The Lawyers Club of San Diego – San Diego, CA
  • 4/25/2014 – Perkins Coie LLP – Women Lawyers’ Event – Carlsbad, CA
  • 4/30/2014 – Asian Women’s Giving Circle, a Ms. Foundation for Women Donor Advised Fund – NYC
  • 5/1/2014 – Marsh & McLennan – APA HERITAGE MONTH KEYNOTE – NYC
  • 5/6/2014 – Turner Broadcasting – Executive Women’s Book Club Event and APA HERITAGE MONTH Event – Atlanta, GA
  • 5/7/2014 – Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP – NYC
  • 5/8/2014 – Bank of America Merrill Lynch – KEYNOTE – NYC
  • 5/9/2014 – The Maret School – Washington, DC
  • 5/10/2014 – The Rockville Memorial Library – Rockville, MD
  • 5/13/2014 – U.S. Food & Drug Administration – KEYNOTE – White Oak, MD
  • 5/13/2014 – Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP – Washington, DC
  • 5/15/2014 – Marsh & McLennan – Women’s Executive Business to Business Forum – Spring Reception Speaker – NYC
  • 5/16/2014 – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP – NYC
  • 5/19/2014 – Sodexo USA – KEYNOTE – Gaithersburg, MD
  • 5/21/2014 – Ropes & Gray LLP – NYC
  • 5/23/2014 – White & Case LLP – NYC
  • 5/27/2014 – KPMG LLP – KEYNOTE – NYC
  • 5/29/2014 – O’Melveny & Myers LLP – Washington, DC
  • 5/29/2014 – Deloitte Consulting LLP – APA HERITAGE MONTH SUMMIT – Washington, DC
  • 6/5/2014 – Colgate-Palmolive Company – KEYNOTE – NYC
  • 6/12/2014 – Baker Botts L.L.P. – NYC
  • 6/18/2014 – Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP – NYC
  • 6/27/2014 – Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP – Diversity & Inclusion Attorney Network/Out at Sheppard Mullin Retreat – Los Angeles, CA
  • 7/15/2014 – Barclays Bank PLC – NYC
  • 7/21/2014 – Minnesota Women Lawyers, Minnesota Asian Pacific American Bar Association, and Faegre Baker Daniels LLP – Minneapolis, MN
  • 7/24/2014 – Minority Corporate Counsel Association “Creating Pathways to Diversity” Conference – Washington Hilton – Washington, DC
  • 8/24 /2014 – Ascend National Convention – Washington Hilton – Washington, DC
  • 9/5/2014 – Brooklyn Writers Space Reading Series – BookCourt, Brooklyn, NY
  • 9/12/2014 – American Bar Association Annual Meeting, Business Law Section – Chicago, IL
  • 9/20/2014 – Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY) Conference – Keynote – Morgan, Lewis & Bockius – NYC
  • 9/22/2014 – Yale Law School (12 PM & 1:30 PM) – New Haven, CT
  • 9/22/2014 – Yale Bookstore (6 PM) – New Haven, CT
  • 10/16/2014 – 2014 CLM Women’s Leadership Forum – NYC
  • 10/22/2014 – Ernst & Young – Senior Success Symposium – Atlanta, GA
  • 10/25/2014 – Sackett Street Reading Series – BookCourt (7 PM) – Brooklyn, NY
  • 10/26/2014 – Flashpoint Literature & Jazz Performance Series – Cornelia Street Cafe (6 PM) – NYC
  • 11/6-7/2014 – National Asian Pacific American Bar Association (NAPABA) Annual Convention – Scottsdale, AZ
  • 11/11/2014 – New Jersey Women Lawyers Association (NJWLA) – Woodbridge, NJ

 

2013 Speaking Engagements:

  • 9/12/2013 -The Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF) – NYC – Special Pre-Book-Launch Event
  • 9/16/2013 – Greenlight Bookstore – Fort Greene, NYC – BOOK LAUNCH!
  • 9/17/2013 – Time Inc. – Book Launch – The Time & Life Building, 1271 Ave of the Americas, NYC
  • 9/20/2013 – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP – NYC
  • 9/21/2013 – Asian American Bar Association of NY – Northeast Fall Conference – NYC
  • 9/23/2013 – Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP – NYC
  • 9/24/2013 – New York Women’s Bar Association Foundation/The Cornell Club – NYC
  • 9/24/2013 – Time Warner Inc. – NYC
  • 9/25/2013 – King & Spalding LLP – NYC
  • 9/26/2013 – Arnold & Porter LLP – NYC
  • 10/1/2013 – The Association of the Bar of the City of New York – NYC
  • 10/2/2013 – Avon, The Company for Women – NYC
  • 10/3/2013 – Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz, P.C. – NYC
  • 10/5/2013 – The Page Turner Literary Festival – NYC
  • 10/7/2013 – Fordham Law School – NYC
  • 10/8/2013 – Proskauer Rose LLP – NYC
  • 10/9/2013 – NYU- SCPS Center for Publishing – NYC
  • 10/10/2013 – Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP – NYC
  • 10/14/2013 – NYU Law School – NYC
  • 10/15/2013 – Columbia Law School – NYC
  • 10/16/2013 – Goodwin Procter/Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts – Boston, MA
  • 10/17/2013 – Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP – NYC
  • 10/17/2013 – Dentons US LLP – NYC
  • 10/21/2013 – Sony Pictures – Los Angeles, CA
  • 10/22/2013 – Warner Bros. Studios – Burbank, CA
  • 10/22/2013 – Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP – Los Angeles, CA
  • 10/23/2013 – Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP – Palo Alto, CA
  • 10/24/2013 – Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP – San Francisco, CA
  • 10/25/2013 – DLA Piper – San Francisco, CA
  • 10/28/2013 – Arnold & Porter LLP – Washington, DC
  • 10/29/2013 – Georgetown Law School – Washington, DC
  • 10/29/2013 – Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Washington, DC/Wiley Rein – Washington, DC
  • 10/30/2013 – Mayer Brown/AlixPartners LLP – Washington, DC
  • 11/4/2013 – Wells Fargo – NYC
  • 11/6/2013 – Major Lindsey & Africa/Sidley & Austin LLP – Chicago, IL
  • 11/7/2013 – University of Chicago Law School – Chicago, IL
  • 11/8/2013 – National Asian Pacific American Bar Association – Annual Convention –  Kansas City, MO
  • 11/13/2013 – Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP – NYC
  • 11/15/2013 – Google Inc. – NYC
  • 12/18/2013 – Jones Day and South Asian Bar Association of New York (SABANY) – NYC

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