Real Estate Company Founder Who Defied Long Odds Shares Her Story with Forbes’ Speakers Network

Helen Chong Announced as Official ForbesSpeaker

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NEW YORK (January 13, 2020) – Helen Chong, Founder of real estate firm Haylen Group, focusing on real estate investments, today announced that she is joining ForbesSpeakers, the official business speakers network of Forbes.

Now the leader of one of the Bay Area’s top-producing real estate agencies, Helen Chong is the realization of the American Dream. Molded by early life struggles growing up in Asia and witnessing the deadly riots wrought by the 1998 Asian financial crisis in Indonesia, Helen’s programs deliver inspiring messages of personal empowerment.

When she arrived in the United States for the first time, Helen was just 18 years old and all alone. Determined to escape the bleak financial future that seemed inevitable in her former country, she refused to let stereotypes define her life in America. Instead, she forged her own path, becoming a mother and successful real estate entrepreneur while shirking the damaging stereotypes that typically follow immigrants, women and minorities.

Financial instability animates much of Helen’s motivation. From her speaking programs to the core of her soon-to-be-released first book, Helen believes that financial independence is synonymous with personal freedom. In Helen’s view, that all begins with owning a home. Whether working with new investment partners or helping a budding family buy their first home, her mission is to provide people with a sense of security and well-being.

Today, Helen adds her storytelling approach to personal empowerment and ethic of self-directed destiny to the ForbesSpeakers network. Her keynotes focus on the skills and mindsets that allowed her to eschew stereotypes and take control of her destiny. Helen’s keynotes include:

●      How to build a thriving real estate career

●      How to run an analysis for your real estate investments

●      How to take control of your financial security through real estate

●      How to take control of your destiny by breaking stereotypical identity

●      How to build the confidence to be yourself

Visit Helen Chong’s ForbesSpeakers profile to check her availability and offerings.

About Helen Chong

Helen Chong is the Founder of Haylen Group, a real estate agency focusing on real estate investments, in San Jose, CA. She is a Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), a designation held by only 6% of Commercial Real Estate agents worldwide. She is a Certified International Property Specialist (CIPS) and holds certifications from the Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI), Accredited Buyers Rep (ABR®), and Accredited Staging Professional (ASP®), amongst others.

Helen is an active investor and an avid volunteer. She serves as the 2020 President of the NorCal Chapter of CCIM, actively involved in the Santa Clara County Association of Realtors and is an active donor for the Travis Manion Foundation, Santa Clara County Association of Realtors Foundation and others. She has helped host and has spoken at several large networking and educational events.

She is the proud wife of a US veteran and a mother of three children. Through speaking and writing about her experiences as an immigrant, a minority, a woman, and a mother, Helen hopes to inspire others who desire to break stereotypes and take control of their destiny.

About ForbesSpeakers

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