Oct 27 2018, SoCal NextGen Career Forum: LEAP 7.0 Annual Conference


Are you concerned about landing a dream job?

Are you lost by the maze of career pathways in the fast-changing STEM industries?

Are you searching for a trustworthy mentor to guide your professional journey?

Do you need to hone your job hunting skills?

Are you looking for a full-time job or an internship?

If any of these questions has ever occurred in your mind, be sure to sign up LEAP 7.0 Annual Conference on October 27, 2018 at Caltech!  Secure your position at leap7.eventbrite.com


What Is LEAP 7.0?

LEAP 7.0 Annual Conference is one of the most significant LEAP annual events that embodies its grand vision to provide a trustworthy and sustainable platform for students and professionals in the STEM and business fields to interact and socialize in a professional setting. With the theme of Survive and Thrive this year, LEAP 7.0 will be offering a rich full-day program composed of keynote speech, panel discussions, TED style talks, mentoring sessions, job hunting skill workshop and opportunities, professional networking mixers, exclusive mingling with an career gurus, and many more.

What Makes LEAP 7.0 So Unique?

Building upon previous experiences, LEAP 7.0 continues to bring the following unique benefits to anyone in dire need of career guidance and help.

Inspiring Talks

An elite group of distinguished speakers will share invaluable insights into various career topics including:

  • Build a successful STEM career
  • Sell yourself in the best way in an interview
  • Become a star performer in high tech companies
  • Choose the right fields in the fast paced high tech era 

And many more…


Job Express

It is the popular job interview “reality show” that will place you on the express line to a suite of real job opportunities and present you the real-life experience of a face-to-face interview with a panel of veteran executives and hiring managers from various industries, and potentially land you a job offer right on the spot. Space is very limited. So sign upLEAP 7.0now and submit your updated resume to jobexpress@leapcareer.org by 11:59 PM, October 15th, 2018.


Speed Mentoring

Speed Mentoring is a fun and effective way to acquire career advice from LEAP mentors during the conference. Just like speed dating, this lunch session allows you to talk in closeup distance with accomplished professionals and to obtain innovative ideas and insightful advices that empower your career.


Job Hunting Clinics

Job Hunting Clinics helps you best prepare yourself with essential hands-on skills you need to start and advance your career, including resume writing, interview skills, and legal consulting, etc.


Who Will You Meet?

LEAP annual conferences will feature dozens of accomplished speakers from wide range of professional sectors of academia, government, tech corporate, startup, investment, nonprofit, etc, including Caltech, UCLA, USC, NASA/JPL, Boeing, Virgin Orbit, Google, Snapchat, Facebook, Dell, Samsung, AT&T, SoCal Edison, Broadcom, BYD, Faraday Future, Gemalto, KPMG, EY, BCG, Eastwest Bank, Third Wave Venture, ObEN, YamiBuy, Los Angeles County, etc. Some previous LEAP Annual Conference speakers are:

Dr. Feng An 

  • Founder&President, Innovation Center for Energy&Transportation

Ms. Nicole Chang

  • SVP, East West Bank

Ms. Caroline Cho

  • Sr. Vice President, SoCal Edison

Mr. Patrick Duan 

  • VP, BYD

Mr. Mike Eng

  • Former California State Senator

Mr. Bobak Ferdowsl

  • Flight Director, NASA/JPL

Ms. Chongyin Guo

  • Sr. HR Director, Gemalto

Dr. Alice Huang

  • Professor, Caltech
  • Committee-100 Member

Dr. Hao Li

  • Associate Professor, USC
  • 2013 Innovator Under 35, MIT Technical Review

Ms. Helen Liu

  • Partner, Third Wave Ventures

Dr. Richard Liu

  • Co-Founder & CEO, Leap.ai

Mr. Doug Shafer

  • Director, Dell

Dr. Tony Torng

  • Technical Fellow, Boeing

Dr. Michelle Wang

  • Sr. Director, Samsung

Dr. Eric Wu

  • Chief, LA RWQCB

Dr. Rong Yan

  • Sr. Director, Snapchat

Prof. Jenn-ming Yang

  • Associate Dean, UCLA

Dr. Adam Zheng

  • Co-founder&COO, ObEN

Dr. Hao Zou: 

  • Founder/CEO, Abundy
  • Forbes 2016 “30 Under 30” in Finance


And more…


How to Sign Up

Time: 9:00AM – 4:00PM

Date: Saturday, October 27th, 2018

Location: Caltech


  • Early Bird: Student $25.00, Professional $30.00
  • Regular: Student $35.00, Professional $40.00
  • 25% discount for Caltech Student,use Code: leap7caltech
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Grasp the most precious career

opportunities of the year in SoCal.

Followup Event: ICF


To help you continue to survive and thrive in your career after LEAP 7.0, as one of co-organizers LEAP invites you to the 4th International Career Fair (ICF) on November 8th, organized by HG Plus, where you will meet several dozens of leading companies recruiting for international talents.


LEAP 7.0 Organizer


LEAP 7.0 Co-Organizer


LEAP 7.0 Partners

If you’re interested in sponsoring LEAP 7.0, please contact us at sponsor@leapcareer.org

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Proofread by  Dorothy and Yutao

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LEAP (Leadership, Excellence, Aspiration, Platform) Career Development Forum is a Los Angeles-based 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to building a trustworthy and sustained platform for professional growth and career advancement of young Asian Americans and those from Asian countries currently studying or working in America in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) and related fields.

Launched in February 2013 as an educational program under CESASC (Chinese-American Engineers and Scientists Association of Southern California), LEAP was incorporated in June 2015 to become an independent organization with the exclusive focus on establishing a resourceful and open platform to advocate outstanding leadership, encourage professional excellence, cultivate great aspiration, and provide job opportunities.

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