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IMPACT:

The 2016 AAPA Leadership Development programs includes:

  • AAPA Mentoring Program – In 2016, AAPA recruited over 30 passionate mentors and over 55 dedicated mentees for the 2016 year-long mentoring program.  Since its inception, AAPA has served over 1100 mentees, provided over 675 hours of instruction through speaker/networking sessions or workshops, and 4,500 one-on-one mentoring hours. AAPA delivers results – 50% of graduates have received in-line promotions.
  • AAPA Board Leadership Program– In 2016, 24 leaders participated in the 6-month long training program to develop board leadership skills and 14 participants were placed as interns at 10 non-profit boards.
  • AAPA Toastmasters Club (new) – AAPA kicked off a new self-organized public speaking and leadership club. The club currently has 16 members, and they meet every two weeks in Alhambra.
  • AAPA Leadership Symposium and Awards Gala – Over 350 executives, managers and professionals attended our largest and most diverse biennial Leadership Symposium focused on business diversity, leadership and entrepreneurship.
  • AAPA Executive Forum – Over 240 executives, managers and professionals attended the annual AAPA Executive Forum to be inspired by influential and visionary executive leaders who are passionate about inspiring and developing others.

 

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TESTIMONIALS:

Daphne Ng“I would want APIs to be given the opportunity to have our voice heard in corporate America. I believe AAPA gives us the tools we need to be able to truly bring our value, power and voice forward.”

-Daphne Ng, Manager, Southern California Edison / AAPA President (previous)

 

 

 

Bryant Tam“I remain committed to AAPA because of the experience I had as a mentee early in my career. I had some fantastic mentors along the way who contributed to where I am today. Now, I am excited to have an opportunity to give back and help young professionals with navigating their early career progression.”

–Bryant Tam, Project Manager Google / AAPA Alumni/AAPA Mentor

 

 

murali“AAPA gives you a Mentor and a platform for open communication with your mentor…. which is very hard to come by. It also provides you a great networking opportunity with professionals from various industries. The workshops and general sessions help you improve your leadership skills and identify and overcome typical ‘Asian traits’ which usually comes in the way of advancement of your career.”

– Murali Vasudevan, IT Architect, SoCalGas/AAPA Alumni/AAPA Technology Director

 

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WHY SUPPORT AAPA?

By supporting AAPA, you will:

— gain access to a diverse and talented pool of professionals who can contribute to a high-performing work culture with improved productivity and retention.

— improve employee leadership skills critical to enabling personal career growth and success through the management ranks.

— increase brand visibility among influencers and leaders.

 

We believe mentoring is the most effective method to deliver impactful results in leadership development and build a pipeline of future API leaders. For 17 years, more than 70 Mentors have provided the award-winning AAPA Mentorship Program, including mentoring, leadership training, and networking opportunities, to over 1,100 guests, including mentors, mentees, volunteers, community supporters, and guests.

 

GOVERNANCE, FINANCIALS, AND TRANSPARENCY

In 2016, AAPA achieved the GuideStar Platinum Level on non-profit organization profiles, the highest ranking of profile quality.  AAPA continues to take pride on the trend of increasing income in the past 5 years, and including 2016 through the trust and support from our sponsors, donors and program fees.  We also manage our expenses diligently despite expansion of our programming and introduction of paid staff.  We have maintained positive net income in the past 4 years and it has added to the growth of our net assets.

 


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