COVID-19 Resources Page

(updated April 6, 2020) Most of us are fortunate to be able to work from home, stay safe, and care for our families. But many others are essential workers in hospitals, banks, or infrastructure or construction trades.  Some people have lost their job or are furloughed, feel stressed or overwhelmed by the changes.  Everyone wants…

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NAAAP condemns violence, bullying, and misinformation related to Coronavirus

Statement from the National Association of Asian American Professionals on Xenophobia and Racism in Response to Coronavirus NAAAP COVID19 Official Statement 3.4.2020 (download as PDF, 150KB] The National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) is issuing the following statement in response to the racism and violence that have resulted from heightened fear over COVID-19—also known…

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Welcome Betty Lo, Interim National President

Betty Lo, Interim National President  Betty Lo assumed the role of Interim National President in October 2019.  The National President works working with the Executive Team to support and grow current programs and chapters.   Betty joined Lumenor Consulting Group as the Organizational Change Management (OCM) Practice Lead where she is responsible for providing end-to-end OCM…

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Lilian Cavaleri focuses on AAPI Talent

Lilian Cavaleri, Chief Inclusion Officer  Lilian Cavaleri joined NAAAP’s National Executive Team as “CIO.”  The I is for inclusion.  Essentially our Chief Human Resources Director, Lilian will be addressing talent management for NAAAP. Lilian Cavaleri is the Director of Business Analytics (BA) for CBRE since 2016. She is also the Chair for CBRE’s Asia Pacific…

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Ezra Baeli-Wang, Chief Marketing Officer

Ezra Baeli-Wang, Chief Marketing Officer Ezra assumed the CMO role in September 2019 after volunteering as a NAAAP communication strategist for two years and NAAAP100 & Inspire Awards Director for a year.    Ezra Baeli-Wang is a speechwriter and organizer working in politics, AAPI visibility and opportunity, and LGBTQ+ activism in athletics. His commitment and…

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2019 D.C. Chapter Accomplishments

2019 Washington, D.C. Year in Review May: AAPI Salute to Service  NAAAP DC partnered with 13 other AAPI organizations from the Washington D.C. community to honor and remember the fallen heroes who served our country. NAAAP DC received an invite from the sentinels of Arlington National Cemetery to lay a wreath at the Tomb of…

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2019 Detroit Chapter Accomplishments

2019 Detroit Year in Review See the slidedeck presented at ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING [PDF, 6MB] Build NAAAP Detroit through 3P – People, Process, Program Build NAAAP Detroit through 3P – People, Process, Program People: Team Structure & Primary Leadership Voice Awards Process: Mission, Vision, Bylaws, Financial Discipline. Program: People: Team Structure & Primar Community Conversations…

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2019 Kansas City Accomplishments

NAAAP-KC 2019 Year in Review For NAAAP-KC, co-hosting the 2019 NAAAP National Leadership Convention in our city is definitely the highlight of our year. It was an honor to highlight our local community, our corporations, NAAAP National, and our chapter. None of it would have been possible without the support of our corporate sponsors, the great…

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2019 Miami Chapter Accomplishments

NAAAP Miami Chapter Year in Review NAAAP Miami had a wonderful year with many accomplishments under our belt.  Here are five which exemplifies this year’s NAAAP Leadership theme: unconventional. 2019 National Leadership Academy (#NLA19) NAAAP Miami had the opportunity to work with two chapters, NAAAP Orlando and NAAAP Tampa.  This marked the first time three…

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2019 Minnesota Accomplishments

2019 Minnesota Chapter Year in Review Leading Differently in partnership with U.S. Bank Fireside chat with Gunjan Kedia, Shailesh Kotwal and Ismat Aziz on “Leading Differently”; in partnership with U.S. Bank, ending with a Lunar New Celebration. AHM Food Crawl Asian Heritage Month Asian Food Crawl through Uptown in Minneapolis – celebrating the stories of…

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