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The Thirteenth Annual APABA-CO Gala

This event is open to the public but requires advance ticket purchase.


Thursday, September 5, 2019

VIP Cocktail - Platinum Sponsors Only - 4:30PM 

Cocktail Reception - 5:00PM 

Program - 6:00PM


Columbus Museum of Arts - Derby Court 

480 E. Broad Street 

Columbus, Ohio 43215


Asian Pacific American Bar Association of Central Ohio (APABA-CO)


The Thirteenth Annual Gala

Each year APABA-CO hosts a Gala as a fundraising and awareness event. Our annual gala is also a celebration of APABA-CO's achievements and activities throughout the year. The Thirteenth Annual Gala will take place on Thursday, September 5, 2019.

Keynote Speakers

  • Melissa Tidwell, Vice President & General Counsel, Reddit, Inc. 

  • Amaninder Bhullar, Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Allied Mineral Products, Inc.


  • Arooj Sheikh, Senior Legal Counsel, Global Employment, Abercrombie & Fitch

Sponsorship Levels:
Platinum: $2,500
Bronze: $1,000

Individual Tickets: 
Members: $60 
Government/Public Interest Attorneys: $50 
Other Attorneys: $100 
Students: $20

**To purchase individual tickets, go to: 
If you have problems registering, please contact Linda Wong at

To sponsor or for more information, please contact  Shweta Chaubey at or Anna Sanyal at

Earlier Event: August 29
The Diversity Dish: Q is for Queer
Later Event: September 18
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