Washington Post Journalist Ylan Mui to serve as Master of Ceremonies for BPSOS Gala

Falls Church, Virginia | April 20, 2011 - BPSOS is pleased to announce that Ylan Mui will be serving as the Master of Ceremonies at the organization's 30-Year Anniversary Gala to be held on July 2, 2011 at the Capital Hilton Hotel in Washington, DC.

Ylan Q. Mui is a financial reporter at The Washington Post covering consumers and the economy. She has interviewed CEOs at the nation's largest companies, leading politicians and senior government officials as well as unemployed workers, distraught fishermen and disaster victims. She frequently appears on MSNBC, CNBC and National Public Radio and has filed stories from Vietnam, Brazil, Las Vegas and the Gulf Coast.

Ylan is a graduate of the Asian American Journalists Association's Executive Leadership Program and former vice president of the AAJA's Washington D.C. chapter. She was also an adjunct journalism professor at the University of Maryland and taught SAT prep courses to promising Vietnamese students. Ylan graduated from Loyola University in New Orleans with a major in communications and a double minor in biology and philosophy.

In addition to her MC role at BPSOS Gala, Ylan also serves on the Steering Committee for Economic Empowerment (Track 2) of the National Summit of Vietnamese American Leaders.



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