Founder/Executive Director Annie Lam firstname.lastname@example.org
Annie V. Lam, principal of the Lam Consulting Group, is a recognized expert in public and nonprofit service. Annie has spent her entire career creating change and empowering others to do the same.
She is most proud of her work with youth. She founded APIs Mobilize to build the community power of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders through its statewide educational programs.
As a daughter and sister of Vietnam refugees who grew up in poverty, she understands the importance of equal and equitable access to quality education. She has created numerous advancement programs for underrepresented groups and has been appointed to serve on the University of Southern California President’s and Provost’s Task Force on Racial Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.
She has served in various capacities in the political arena for over 15 years and began her career working in the California State Legislature as a legislative aide to Assemblymember Judy Chu and legislative director to Assemblymember Mike Eng.
Annie 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.