Founder/Executive Director Annie Lam email@example.com
Annie V. Lam, principal of the Lam Consulting Group, is a recognized expert in public and nonprofit service. Annie has spent more than 15 years creating change and empowering others to do the same.
As a daughter and sister of refugees from Vietnam, she grew up in neighborhoods surrounded by crime and violence. Her early life experiences molded her passion to drive change to create equal and equitable access to quality education, resources, and opportunities. She has created numerous programs and curriculums to cultivate talents for careers in a broad range of fields in the public and private sectors. Among other extracurricular activities, she serves on the University of Southern California President’s and Provost’s Task Force on Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.
She is most proud of her work with youth and founded APIs Mobilize to build community empowerment of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders through its statewide educational programs.
She is the recipient of the Sacramento Business Journal’s 40 under 40 Award, the Asian Pacific American Leadership Foundation’s Woman Warrior Award, the National Association of Asian Pacifics in Politics and Public Affairs inaugural Forward Award, the Center for Asian Americans United for Self Empowerment’s Partners in Public Service Award, and the Asian Pacific Islander Capitol Association’s API Staff Champion Award.
Annie is a doctoral candidate at USC Rossier School of Education with a focus on organizational change and leadership. She holds a Master of Public Administration degree with honors and certification in public policy from the University of Southern California and a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors from UC Davis majoring in Asian American Studies.