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We represent an impressive roster of Asian speakers, including Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists, human rights activists, celebrities, authors, and entrepreneurs. Whether you need an inspirational keynote speaker or a discussion of race relations in the US, APB has the perfect Asian speaker for your event. In honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, be sure to check out our roster of Asian speakers.


Actress / Creator of the Angry Little Asian Girl

Lela Lee created the cult online cartoon "Angry Little Asian Girl" and website for people, like her, who grew up thinking girls shouldn't get upset. She has guest starred on Curb Your Enthusiasm, Will & Grace, Friends,...

Author & Vice Chair, Ms. Foundation For Women

For over 20 years, Phoebe Eng has helped leading companies and organizations tap into the power of globalism and diversity to spur innovation. In her international lecture series, Fluency: The Art of Crossing Borders, Eng has helped several...

Writer, Poet & Performance Artist

David Mura's creative work in the field of diversity and multiculturalism reflects depth and meaning. A third generation Japanese American, Mura authored Turning Japanese: Memoirs of a Sansei, which won a 1991 Josephine Miles Book Award...

Author, Entrepreneur & Teacher

Robert Kiyosaki is the author of Rich Dad, Poor Dad. An international bestseller; it explains what the rich teach their children about money, that the poor and middle class do not. "The main reason people struggle financially is because...

Global Leadership Expert, Executive Coach & Author

Jane Hyun is the author of Breaking the Bamboo Ceiling, co-author of FLEX, and Founder and President of Hyun & Associates. She is an executive coach and leadership strategist to Fortune 500 companies, schools, and professional...

Television Host & Comedian

An inspirational entertainer whose career has spanned two decades, speaker Suzanne Whang formerly hosted HGTV's House Hunters and House Hunters International.

Creator, "Secret Asian Man" Comic

Speaker Tak Toyoshima is a self-described product of creativity bred in the midst of multicultural experiences. He is Beer Advocate Magazine's art director.

Former Malaysian Prime Minister

Speaker Mahathir Bin Mohamad is an expert on Asia and global development, and the former Prime Minister of Malaysia.

Actor & Graphic Novelist

Known for his breakout performance in MTV Films' Better Luck Tomorrow, speaker Parry Shen shares his experiences as an Asian American in the acting business.

Globalization & Education Expert

Speaker Yong Zhao is the presidential chair and associate dean for global education at the University of Oregon. He covers everything from policy to innovation and technology.

Managing Partner, China India Institute

As Managing Partner of the China India Institute, Haiyan Wang draws on her broad international experience to help her clients build viable global presences. She has been published in The Wall Street Journal and Business Week, among...

Physician of International Medicine & Founder of

Dr. Kevin Pho is a practicing, board-certified internal medicine physician and is the founder and editor of Dr. Pho’s dual perspectives as a practicing physician and a health care social media leader highlight his unique social media...

Editor in Chief of Naturally, Danny Seo & Host of the NBC TV show Naturally, Danny Seo

From the award-winning magazine, Naturally, Danny Seo, to his Emmy-nominated weekly NBC TV show Naturally, Danny Seo, and bestselling products and books that bear his name, Danny Seo is who America turns to for modern and fresh...

Award-Winning Journalist & Humanitarian

Betty Nguyen is an award-winning journalist and humanitarian whose work has taken her across the globe. Her striking authenticity and powerful storytelling moves audiences to explore pressing issues that affect us all.

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