Diversity Champions Collaborate to Address Social and Economic Impacts on Vulnerable Communities
BALTIMORE, May 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Legg Mason, Inc. (NYSE: LM) is partnering with Ascend, the largest, non-profit Pan-Asian membership organization for business professionals and executives in North America, and a large number of other business and non-profit organizations to address the adverse impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak.
In the United States, the Pan-Asian population—whose 32-plus ethnic groups include Asian Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese—is expected to triple to 40 million in the next 40 years. Ascend serves this population as the largest, non-profit Pan-Asian organization for business professionals in North America. It reaches out to 60,000 people with leadership programming for all career levels and initiatives like its annual Inspiring Across Generations (IAG) awards for mentorship, leadership, and board service.