Icon – Bernice Chao


Bernice Chao is an AAPI activist and thought leader within the advertising community. She brings years of experience as an integrated creative leader, helping tell the story of some of today's most influential Fortune 500 brands. She co-founded the 5,000-member global non-profit organization Asians in Advertising, which enriches the community through events, scholarships, and mentorship programming.  

Bernice recently co-authored the award-winning book "The Visibility Mindset," an essential guide for helping the AAPI community find success in the workplace. Bernice was named 2023 She's Runs It Mother of the Year and, in 2022, was inducted into the AAF Hall of Achievement. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, Matt, and two children.