Press Release

Raising the Bar: Asian Women Corporate Counsel

(New York, NY) – Join Asian Women in Business (AWIB) for its Fourth Annual Raising the Bar, a forum featuring prominent Asian women in the legal profession. The forum will be held on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at White & Case, 1155 Avenue of the Americas (Between 44th and 45th St.), NYC. 

This year, the focus will be on Asian women internal counsel. Attendees will be meeting and hearing from Asian women in corporate America who have risen to lead legal departments. Based on the clear need for legal role models, Raising the Bar has continued to be a successful event for legal professionals and those interested in diversity and inclusion.

This year’s distinguished panelists are:

  • Jannie Lau, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, InterDigital, Inc.
  • Yvonne Tran, Vice President and General Counsel, Schrodinger
  • Vivian Tseng, Vice President and General Counsel, Welch Foods, Inc.
  • Pauline Wen, Senior Vice President, Business and Legal Affairs, Viacom Media Networks

The moderator will be Sylvia Chin, Partner/Of Counsel, White & Case LLP.

Raising the Bar is open to those interested in learning about the quest of Asian women as they seek a wider and more influential role in the legal system. An RSVP is absolutely required via online registration at or by calling 212.868.1368.

A reception follows the panel discussion.

Founded in 1995, Asian Women In Business (AWIB) is the only non-profit, tax-exempt organization in the country with the primary mission of assisting Asian women entrepreneurs. Over the years, AWIB, a dynamic organization, has expanded its mission to address identified needs and issues affecting the business and professional development of Asian Americans. AWIB also serves on various tasks forces and boards to promote the inclusion of minority and women owned businesses and professionals. Visit us at




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