web_lui_richardJoin the National Association for Asian American Professionals - Minnesota (NAAAP-MN) for Overcoming Adversity: Stories from the headlines and stories from the field, a timely and exciting conversation with HLN (formerly CNN) news anchor, Richard Lui, and local community leaders.

Join the National Association for Asian American Professionals - Minnesota (NAAAP-MN) for Overcoming Adversity: Stories from the headlines and stories from the field, a timely and exciting conversation with HLN (formerly CNN) news anchor, Richard Lui, and local community leaders.

In these challenging times, examples of past perseverance inspire hope for overcoming adversity. HLN news anchor, Richard Lui, will share about his personal and professional leadership journey, which spans several sectors and continents. The panel of community leaders to follow will speak about local stories of leadership and overcoming adversity in the midst of this challenging economy.

Overcoming Adversity: Stories from the headlines and stories from the field will be held Friday, Nov. 20, 2009 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Campus, 2701 Wells Fargo Way, Minneapolis, MN 55408.  This event is free and open to the general public.  RSVPs are requested and can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by Friday, Nov. 13.

This event is sponsored by the Council on Asian-Pacific Minnesotans and Wells Fargo Asian Connection.

About Richard Lui
web_lui_richardRichard Lui is a news anchor for HLN, serving as an anchor for the network's late morning programming and as a news correspondent for "Morning Express with Robin Meade." Based in HLN's world headquarters in Atlanta, Lui joined CNN in 2005 as an anchor for CNN.com. Prior to CNN, Lui worked at Channel NewsAsia, an English-only news network reaching 21 Asian countries and territories. Before joining Channel NewsAsia, Lui spent 15 years in business, most recently serving at Blink Mobile, where he and his co-founders developed a patented process for the launch of the first bank-centric payment routing network. Since 1985, Lui has volunteered at community organizations including the American Indian Family Healing Center, the Red Cross and the YMCA. He is also a pro bono management consultant to non-profits through an organization called Community Consulting. Lui received his bachelor degree in rhetoric from the University of California-Berkeley and holds an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan.

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