About

MotivAsians for Cleveland is a non-profit organization cultivating a vibrant Asian community for Greater Cleveland by promoting the attraction and retention of Asian-American professionals through leadership and professional development, networking, and civic involvement.Our management team will connect you with our city and community through leadership trainings, civic involvement opportunities, networking events, career advises, cultural exchange opportunities, sports and fun events in addition to get introduced to all other young professional organizations in Cleveland.

MotivAsians Management Board

Yu Hin Hau (Billy)

Yu Hin Hau (Billy)

President

Billy joined MotivAsians in 2016 as part of the dragon boat team. He is an engineer at NASA Glenn Research Center working to develop next-generation aviation technology and support deep space exploration missions. He currently leads 2 STEM outreach programs in the Cuyahoga Public Library and is also a federal emergency responder in FEMA Surge Capacity Force, recently deployed to Puerto Rico. In his free time, Billy like to play music, design video games, go on outdoor adventures and travel the world!

Winnie Li

Winnie Li

Winnie serves as a Business Development Executive at OverDrive, the largest global digital reading platform for libraries and schools. She works with publishers, authors, and film makers worldwide by bringing their digital content to 43,000 institutions worldwide. Trilingual in Mandarin, Cantonese and English, she received her Master’s in Business Administration from Case Western Reserve University and is actively involved in local communities. Winnie focuses on strategy, communication and partnerships, and has worked on multiple global initiatives on reading and literacy, including innovative work on promoting Asian literature through awards and recognitions, and organizing global reading book clubs for Asian communities. She has been invited to speak at a number of conferences related to Asian studies, including the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, the National Chinese Language Conference, StoryDrive Asia, and was a keynote speaker at the 2016 Taiwan Library Conference. Winnie values empathy, curiosity, purpose and diversity. She previously worked as a Career Coach at the Case School of Engineering and Weatherhead School of Management, offering tools and advice to support students in making informed decisions about career development and trajectory, as well as helping clients find success in their career search. She lives in Cleveland, Ohio with her husband and daughter.

Daeun Louder

Daeun Louder

Daeun is a fraud analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and was an internal auditor at KeyBank prior. Served as a chair and a committee of an Asian Networking Group for both companies.

Stephy Gao

Stephy Gao

Stephy joined MotivAsians in 2019 as a Board member. She is an Advisory Manager at KPMG LLP specialized in Internal Audit. She is originally from Guangzhou, China and is a Notre Dame alumni. In her free time, Stephy likes to watch Asian dramas and variety shows, listen to music, and traveling to see the world with friends and families.

Cynthia Bellian

Cynthia Bellian

A marketing professional of Filipino heritage, currently Product Marketing Manager at CardinalCommerce, a Visa Solution. Adjunct Faculty at Cleveland State University. Attended, John Carroll University and University of Pittsburgh, Katz Graduate School of Business.