Speaking Engagements

Panelist, #GovTech CUNY Tech Meetup. December 11, 2017. Brooklyn, NY.

Panelist, “NYC Veterans Candidate Workshop” for the NYC Veterans Alliance. April 29, 2017. New York City.

Panelist, “Metadata” for the Fresh Air Fund Career Fair. March 11, 2017. Long Island City, NY.

Commentator, “Clinton Fil-Am Staffers.” Balitang America. The Filipino Channel. October 27, 2016. Television.

Panelist, “Social Change” for Opportunity Network. July 5, 2016. New York City.

Moderator, “New York State Democratic Presidential Primary” with Jason Tengco (Asian American and Pacific Islander Outreach Director, Hillary Clinton Campaign) and Rapi Castillo (Asian American Outreach, Bernie Sanders Campaign). Filipino American Democratic Club of New York. April 15, 2016. New York, NY. Coverage via TFC

Panelist, “Igniting Innovation Summit on Social Entrepreneurship: Social Media, Social Movements” with Arisha Michelle Hatch (Managing Director of Campaigns, ColorOfChange), DeRay McKesson (Civil Rights Activist, WeTheProtestors) and Anastasia Khoo (Chief Marketing Officer, Human Rights Campaign). Harvard University. November 14, 2015. Cambridge, MA.

Keynote Speaker, “2015 Annual Middle School Conference – Building Leadership Skills Through Advocacy.” Holocaust Memorial & Tolerance Center of Nassau County. October 28, 2015. Glen Cove, NY. Photo via HMTCLI

Presenter, “Documented.” JustFilms / Ford Foundation. October 26, 2015. Webinar, US.

Delegate, “White House Celebration of Filipino American History Month.” The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. October 2, 2015. Washington, DC. (included in official recap).

Inaugural “Equalitalks” Speaker, “8th Annual Asian American Community Development Conference – The Future of Collective Impact” with Maritza Arroyo, Dennis Chin, Gordon Chin, Vivian Wei-wei Huang. Asian Americans for Equality. October 1, 2015. New York, NY.

Commentator, “Define American Urges Undocumented to ‘Come Out.’” Balitang America. The Filipino Channel. July 1, 2015. Television.

Delegate, “The White House Summit on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders” with Saba Nafees and Cris Mercado. The White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. May 12, 2015. Washington, DC. Video.

Panelist, “The Year of Mobile: How SMS will Transform Your Nonprofit Communications” with Hemly Ordonez (Fission) and Michael Sabat (Mobile Commons). NonprofitHub. April 29, 2015. Webinar, US. Full Webinar.

Guest Lecturer, “#SocialJ” for Professors Carrie Brown and Jeff Jarvis. City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism. April 21, 2015. New York City.

Guest Lecturer, “Contemporary Immigration Policy and Educational Practice – Immigrant Civic Engagement” for Roberto Gonzalez Ph.D. Harvard Graduate School of Education. April 19, 2015. Cambridge, MA.

Presenter, “Out of the Shadows? Immigration Symposium” with Jose Antonio Vargas. University of Minnesota Center for New Americans. April 13, 2015. Minneapolis, MN.

Guest Lecturer, “Freshman Seminar: Immigrant Integration Landscape, Define American Overview” with Dan Wallace for Fatima Shama. CUNY Hunter College – Macaulay Honors. March 6, 2015.

Guest Lecturer, “History 4329 – Race, Identity, and Citizenship in the United States” for Miguel Levario. Texas Tech University. March 3, 2015. Lubbock, TX.

Facilitator, “Documented” with Saba Nafees, Julissa Arce, and  Aliza Wong. Texas Tech University Cross-Cultural Academic Advancement Center. March 2, 2015. Lubbock, TX.

Presenter, “Long Island at a Turning Point – It’s Everyone’s Opportunity” screened clip of Documented. Hofstra University Center for Civic Engagement and Long Island Wins. February 26, 2015. Hempstead, NY.

Participant, “Civic Engagement Listening Sessions – Immigration” with Felicia Escobar. The White House. February 5, 2015. Washington, DC – Conference Call

Guest Lecturer, “Law 4905 – Immigration Law & Policy” for Matilde Roman. CUNY Baruch College. November 11, 2014. New York, NY.

Commentator, “Advocate Urges Obama to Keep His Word on Immigration Executive Action” Balitang America. The Filipino Channel. November 6, 2014. Television.

Panelist, “Documented” with Eliana Gonzalez and Hendel Leiva. St. Joseph’s College Office of Multicultural Student Life. October 28, 2014. Patchogue, NY.

Commentator, “Why Filipinos Should Care About the Border Crisis.” Balitang America. The Filipino Channel. July 10, 2014. Television.

Presenter, “Welcoming America Affiliate Conference” screened clip of Documented. Welcoming America. April 29, 2014. Atlanta, GA.

Facilitator, “Diversity Week Discussion with Administration, Faculty and Students” with Jose Antonio Vargas, Saba Nafees, Aliza Wong, and Texas Tech Young Conservatives. Texas Tech University Cross-Cultural Academic Advancement Center. April 20, 2014. Lubbock, TX.