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who we are

The Center for Asian Pacific American Women & Asian Women’s Leadership is a national, nonprofit organization dedicated to the enhancement and enrichment of leadership skills for Asian American and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) women through education, networking, and mentorship.

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WHAT WE DO

We develop whole person leaders one person at a time.

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Our Mission

CAPAW invests in AANHPI and Women of Color to build personal power and to fight against systemic racism for a more equitable future.

our various programs

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“We have programs to support AANHPI Women and women of color to be whole person leaders. Our intent is to increase the level of self-confidence of each individual and create community by focusing our programs in

  • Relational
  • Intellectual
  • Financial
  • History/Cultural Identity
  • Physical/Nutrition

Our dream is to have these individuals be in places of influence and make a difference by positively impacting their communities.”

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OUR IMPACT

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84%

of Respondents

Indicated that the APAWLI Program was either effective/extremely effective in connecting them to a network of other AAPI women leaders from across the country..

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83%

of Respondents

Noted that the Program was effective/extremely effective in providing them with emotional, spiritual, and physical guidance.

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90%

of Respondents

Noted that their learning projects provided personal growth and meaning.

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WHAT PEOPLE SAY ABOUT US

The Center regularly convenes interactive, dialogue-driven, one-day regional conferences across the country as a way to provide opportunities to share the challenges and opportunities facing AANHPI women today as well as spotlight regional activities that are making an impact in the AANHPI community and beyond.

LATEST NEWS

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The Importance of AANHPI “Girl Bosses”

November 15, 2022 READ MORE
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Does the Model Minority Myth Affect Asian American Students?

October 14, 2022 READ MORE

OUR EVENTS

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NOW LIVE: WOMEN OF COLOR CONFERENCE

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Unleash the sHERO In You!

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Announcing APAWLI Graduation

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Establishing & Leading With Your Brand

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Develop Your Talent with SUE ANN :CAREER MANAGEMENT

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CAPAW Public Narrative Course

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AANHPI Women Conference

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Author`s Corner

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Moana Nui and CAPAW Presents Develop Your Talent with Sue Ann: EFFECTIVE DELEGATION

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Sue Ann’s Talent Development Thursdays: Race and Gender Intersectionality – Part 2

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Plenary

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Graduation Ceremony

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My Business Journey

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Keynote Speaker – Linda Clemons

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Keynote Speaker – Lauren Sparks

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Women of Color Conference March 9-11, 2023

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Women`s Financial Empowerment Forum

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Develop Your Talent with Sue Ann Thursdays: Culture Competency

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Sue Ann’s Talent Development Thursdays: Race and Gender Intersectionality

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CAPAW and Moana Nui Podcast Present

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CAPAW AANHPI Regional Conference 2022

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CAPAW and Moana Nui Podcast Present

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Finding & Funding Your “Why”