Asian Americans Network – What it means to be a stem cell and marrow donor and why it’s important to be one—especially for people of Asian descent
Asian Americans Network @ Clubhouse – What it means to be a stem cell and marrow donor and why it’s important to be one—especially for people of Asian descent
Date: August 31, 2021 @ 6:30pm-7:30pm Pacific
Bone marrow donation is an important commitment to help save a life. Mylanah Yolangco will kickstart our discussion on why it’s important to be a donor and how can people sign up to be donors.
Mylanah Yolangco is the Director of Community Engagement of Asian American Donor Program (AADP). She has a BS in Health Sciences, and she is currently pursuing her Master’s in Public Health.
AADP is a nonprofit dedicated to increasing the availability of potential stem cell donors from diverse backgrounds and helps blood cancer patients tell their stories.
Hong Nguyen-Phuong is an Amazon international best-selling Author (several months starting February 2020) in the business and leadership categories. He has spoken on technology-based disruption and agility at local chapters of the Project Management Institute, Silicon Valley Engineering Leadership Community, and CIO Vietnam. A veteran of Silicon Valley hi-tech, in project management and market development roles, Hong teaches software project management and enterprise agility at UCSC Silicon Valley. In the time of COVID-19, Hong’s focus has centered around remote and online facilitation and engagement, lifelong learning and skilling.