Asian Americans in Energy, the Environment and Commerce (AE2C) connects Asian American and like-minded professionals to share knowledge and foster opportunities at the intersection of the energy, environment and commerce sectors globally.
Climbing the Career Ladder
APA Heritage Month &
During this special event, Jeannette Chu, Jimmy Rhee and Saadia Sultan will engage in a fireside chat with Rasheq Rahman to share insights on business, policy and culture from their wide-ranging careers, which have intersected with the global energy sector, the United States, and Asia. Mr. Rhee and Ms. Sultan will also discuss their personal experiences as Asian American leaders in the energy and commerce sectors. The conversation will be followed by a networking reception. Light refreshments and hors devours will be served.
May 31, 2017
Ms.Saadia Ghani Sultan is a seasoned government relations leader with over 18 years of experience in domestic and international government relations and public affairs. She has spent over 11 of those years in the oil and gas sector in the government relations functions with Exxon Mobil Corporation and BHP Billiton in Washington DC and Houston respectively. During this time, Ms. Sultan developed high-level networks with U.S. Government, Think Tanks, Non-Profits, Foreign Governments, Multilateral Institutions, Academia, Trade Associations, and Business Councils among other organizations. Since founding SGG, Ms. Sultan has expanded her network beyond the oil and gas sector. In addition to her work as the founding partner of SGG, Ms. Sultan is also the Houston program director for Asian Americans in Energy, Environment and Commerce (ae2c), an At-Large member of the Board and Chair, Business Development Committee, of the Sister Cities of Houston and, Treasurer, Pakistan Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Sultan is also a member of both the Houston-Abu Dhabi Sister City Association as well as the Houston-Karachi Sister City Association. Ms. Sultan’s membership in the exclusive Houston Committee on Foreign Relations, the Council on Foreign Relations affiliate in Houston, allows her to stay connected with an intimate network of public policy and foreign relations experts across the country. Ms. Sultan’s additional work in the Public and Government Affairs sector keeps her involved in other networks as necessary.