Career & Calling - Speaker Info
During this workshop, we will hear from Erika Dayle Siu, Symphony Chau, Rev Grace May, and Manni Lee on how to know where God wants you to serve as an agent of hope, based on how He uniquely made you.
Erika Dayle Siu is a Tax and Development Consultant and has worked for the United Nations and numerous tax justice organizations. Erika also practices law and is a member of the New York and New Jersey Bar, but she wasn't always in this line of work. After college, Erika served in Eastern Europe with CRU, taught English in China, and ministered to youth at Chinese churches in Australia and New York. Erika earned her Masters of Divinity from Yale University and her law degree from New York University. She is married to Simon and has two children, Ava and Austin. Erika leads the College and Young Professionals group at OCM Grace Church in Bergen County, New Jersey.
Symphony Chau is currently a Communications and Development Associate at Zone in Astoria, Queens. She received her B.A. in International Relations at American University in 2013. Her passions lie in the intersection of faith and justice through relationships, service, and prayer. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her youth kids in Chinatown, doing all types of art, and sharing a cup of coffee with friends.
Rev. Grace Ying May is the Executive Director of Women of Wonder (WOW!), a ministry that empowers Christian women leaders. She is also the Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies at William Carey International University in Pasadena, CA and a contributing author to Honoring the Generations, The Scandal of the Cross, The Global God and Christian for Biblical Equality’s Priscilla Papers. She received her M.Div. from Gordon-Conwell and Th.D. from Boston University School of Theology. She enjoys living with her mother, one of her heroines of the faith, in the Lower East Side.
Manni Lee is Associate Executive Director of Women of Wonder (WOW!) and Supervisor of the Mentoring Support Network (MSN) Formerly, she was the Supervisor of the B.I.G. Mentoring program at Chinese Christian Herald Crusade, where she served for 6 years. Manni also leads the youth ministry at Church of the Living Lord. She received her B.A. from Barnard College and spent a year abroad studying at the London School of Economics. She is married and has two children, Tobi and Seth. She is discovering parenting a pre-teen and a new teen to be both exciting and emotionally colorful, despite being a youth worker for 10 years now.