NAAAP-Seattle 32nd Annual Gala and Scholarship Reception
Saturday, November 5, 2011 from 5:30 PM to 11:30 PM (PDT)
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The National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) is a network of metropolitan organization dedicated to serving the needs of Asian professionals across the United States and Canada. NAAAP is the proving ground for North-American Asian Professionals, forging leaders of tomorrow through professional development, cultural awareness, and community service.
As the largest and fastest growing pan Asian professional non-profit organization in North America, NAAAP is comprised of a diverse group of individuals with various levels of education and work experience. Current members include managers, entrepreneurs, and professionals in the community. Although our membership is primarily pan-Asian, anyone is welcome to join with the only qualification being an interest in the advancement of the Asian American Community.
NAAAP's mission is to:
- Cultivate and empower leaders for professional excellence.
- Connect accomplished professionals for mutual success.
- Engage and participate with the community-at-large.
- Inspire leaders to make a meaningful difference in government, education, business, and society.
About NAAAP-SeattleNAAAP-Seattle is the Seattle Chapter of the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP), formerly known as AsianMBA, was founded in 1979.
NAAAP-Seattle is a non-profit, volunteer organization consisting of Asian American professionals and business leaders in the greater Puget Sound region, with 501c3 status.
Is dedicated to the improvement of the Asian American community by promoting leadership, career development, educational exchange, professional networking, social networking, and civic responsibilities.
Has a network with more than 4,500 members in chapters across the country. The membership is open to all interested in the Asian American community, regardless of ethnicity, socioeconomic status or creed. Current members include individuals from a range of backgrounds that include managers, entrepreneurs, and professionals in the community.
Highlights of previous activities NAAAP-Seattle has participated in include charity Dragonboat Racing fundraiser for the Northwest Lions Foundation for Sight & Hearing, event at Seattle Symphony to raise money for children's literacy programs, Habitat for Humanity, KCTS Pledge Drive, Walk for Rice fundraiser for the Asian Counseling & Referral Service (ACRS) and Gala Awards Dinner in which business & community leaders and outstanding high school students are honored. We also work with career fairs, sponsor professional development seminars, and NAAAP-Seattle social events. We are proud to have strong relationships with other Asian affinity groups and partner with them to strengthen community ties within the Greater Seattle region.