CONVENTION Workshops

Breakout (3:00PM - 3:45PM)

Study Smarter, Not Harder

Room: Johnson A

This workshop is designed to provide sisters with the opportunity to learn about best practices utilized to achieve academic success. This workshop will walk you through ways to activate your studies and provide you with the lifestyle changes to better your study habits.

Transitions with Pacesetters

Room: Peale A

Join us for an interactive workshop about how to transition new classes into the active house. This workshop is perfect for sisters of all crossing semesters. Hosted by our Pacesetter 2019 Cohort - Alyssa Wang, Vivian Wong and Peggy Tang

Think Tank

Room: Peale B

Calling all visionaries! Previously, leaders from chapters nationwide joined National Board/BOD for a think tank to identify priorities for aKDPhi. Building on last year’s progress, we have identified key issues and want to channel the brainstorming power of our talented sisters toward day-to-day and long-term issues our growing organization faces. Discover the different facets of decision-making at the national level, and teach national officers something! (Hosted by National Board)

A Crash Course on Brush Pen Letter

Room: Peale C

A Crash Course on Brush Pen Letter with Risha (@rrisha). Have you been wanting to learn how to create pretty letters? Well you're in luck -- in this crash course we'll cover how to properly use a brush pen to achieve the beautiful thick and thin strokes seen in popular letter styles. You'll practice writing words with your newfound skill and take home a Tombow brush pen and guide sheet to continue your practice post-convention.

Financial Aid and Budgeting

Room: Johnson B

Stay Woke, Not Broke!

"How much loan debt do I have? Do I have to pay back my loans? How do I make my money last? Can I afford the extra guac?" Get answers to these questions and more at this session that will focus on the basics of financial aid, student loan repayment, and Budgeting! Learn to live like a student while you're a student so you can play later.

How to Run a Chapter 2 - Fundraising, Budgeting and Finance

Room: Calloway A

There’s never enough money. In this session we’ll talk about ways to raise more of it and how best to utilize it for chapter success

POINTS, PERKS, PARTNERS: A FREQUENT FLYER’S ULTIMATE GUIDE TO TRAVEL HACKING

Room: Latrobe

Learn more about the world of travel hacking—the craft of maximizing frequent flier miles and credit card points to earn free flights and accommodations. As a doctoral researcher, Bryan Dosono has flown to over a dozen countries and visited 25 states on a student budget, and has compiled a number of travel hacking resources for students and recent grads to experience more on their next trip with less.


Breakout (4:00PM - 4:45PM)

Recognizing Past and Privilege

Room: Johnson A

This two part Asian Awareness workshop will first take a look back though time to learn about the events that have paved the way for Asian Americans today. Up next, participants will learn about the power of privilege by inviting them to identify what privilages they find important and why. Participants will leave with a better understanding and appreciation for our Asian Awareness pillar.

Setting yourself up for success with SEN10R LEGACΨ

Room: Peale A

Learn about interviewing, networking and creating the perfect elevator pitch to jumpstart your professional adventure. Hosted by our SEN10R LEGACY cohort - Elizabeth Keomanikhoth, Sophia Lam, Annika Paloma, and Candice Herr

Sisterhood Support PRogram

Room: Peale B

This is an informational session on a program that may be adopted in the near future. YOU can make history and help with the sister ambassador program which aids in finding resources for sisters who may be dealing with situations such as mental health or sexual harassment. Hosted by Sara Preston, NB

Performance Workshop

Room: Holiday Ballroom 4-6

What does it mean to step? What does it mean to stroll? What are their origins, and how do we, as an Asian-interest organization, pay our respects to the multicultural organizations that created stepping and strolling? This workshop will provide a brief context into the historical development of stepping and strolling, and will provide a platform for sisters to discuss what stepping, strolling, and performing mean to them. The presentation will also have a basic stroll workshop to help you and your chapter get a jump start on your annual performances, competitions, showcases, and more! Hosted by Parichard Sangern Chan (President, NAB) and Diemmy Nguyen (Expansion Advisor, NB)

Resume Workshop

Room: Johnson B

Job hunting from A to Z: Tips on landing the role just for you!

Hosted by Chairwoman of the aKDPhi International Foundation, Kathleen Dumlao Lee (UIUC alumna). Kathleen (Kat) Dumlao Lee will walk you through the do's and don'ts in looking for a job. You'll walk away from this session with takeaways on how to build a strong resume, networking, making that great first impression, and what to do when you have that job offer in hand!

Kat has been in the HR profession for over 12 years and holds her Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certification. Starting out her career as a recruiter and currently functioning as an Sr. HR Business Partner at Motorola/Lenovo, she understands the struggles of finding that perfect role and uses her experience of being on the other side to advise and help others through the job search, job offer, and benefits processes.