We Love the Chicago Community
a little about what we do and why

WE CONNECT WITH ALL ASIAN COMMUNITIES

Our city is a creative hub of amazing stories, happenings, and moments that captivate our senses. Each of our groups bring a flavor of delight, and it’s our job to make sure you know about it and become part of it.

WE BELIEVE IN FOSTERING GROWTH

To grow a community like Chicago with diverse needs simply requires strategic cooperation and partnerships. We can help bridge the gap that leads to collaborative growth.

WE BELIEVE IN UNITY AND ACCEPTANCE

To do amazing things, we need to work together and accept our differences. Imagine the possibilities and challenges we can overcome.

ASCENE Not-For-Profit

our way of giving back

COMMUNITY BUILDERS

we are small, we are nimble, but our impact is big

LAKHI SIAP
LAKHI SIAP
Community Manager
@LakhiSiap

Everyone loves this guy. A true connector who travels the world to serve others. Get on the mic and meet the coolest guy in the room.

LILY KIM
LILY KIM
Host Producer
@lilyjokim

A servant for the public, a socialite at all the right places. A respected leader in the community with a knack for words.

CESAR ABUEG
CESAR ABUEG
Customer Experience Director
@CesarAbueg

Jack of all trades, lover of all things design. As he dabbles with the creative power of online technology in the clouds, he yearns to jump right down to earth to join the masses.

DEREK TOKARZEWSKI
DEREK TOKARZEWSKI
Director of Photography

Behind the lens he unravels what only few can see, truth and beauty in all its glory. A true self-starter always wanting to make a difference.

STEPHANI BAKUS
STEPHANI BAKUS
Fashion Correspondent
@stephani_bakus

Fashion lives not only in her soul, but in all that she does and breathes. A mover and shaker in the world of beauty and heart.

MIA PARK
MIA PARK
Entertainment Correspondent
@miaparkmiapark

Flexes not only her body to the artistic expression of her soul, but the power and wielding words of the keyboard.

SHANA DAGNY
SHANA DAGNY
Food Correspondent
@SnobbyBlogger

Travels to find culinary delights that tickle the senses. She's an artist on stage and off, here to captivate us with one of her loves, our most primal of instincts; our search for the best food.

DJ VIRGIL
DJ VIRGIL

His fingers help produce sound we crave, but his feet, actually, his whole body is why we love him completely. He is a phenom of movement and sound.

MER
MER
Musician & Lover
@merplay

Music flows from his heart and out of his mouth, but it doesn't stop there. He is an artist with compelling originality and a soul to match it with.

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