The Philadelphia Chapter of the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP-Philadelphia) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3), all-volunteer, Pan-Asian American professional organization that promotes the career advancement and leadership development of Asian American professionals in all fields through networking, respecting Asian multiculturalism, and supporting diversity and community service. As part of a national organization, NAAAP is the largest and fastest growing Asian American professional organization in the U.S. and Canada. Through its committees, members can participate in many activities that bring together other Asian American professionals in community service, professional development and networking activities, just to name a few.
NAAAP National was established 1982 in New York. There are currently 25 chapters, ventures, and affiliates across the country and a growing national membership of about 3,000. The Philadelphia chapter was founded in 2004, and serves the greater Philadelphia community.
"We make leaders."
NAAAP Philadelphia serves as an incubator for leadership and professional development. Members gain access to a broad array of corporations, businesses, and nonprofits spanning multiple industries. Our activities and events provide valuable connections and experiences directly applicable to the professional environment. NAAAP Philadelphia equips its members with the tools that every Asian-American needs to thrive in today's workplace.
We actively engage our members in volunteer events, programs, fundraising, and civic activities for the benefit of the Greater Philadelphia community. NAAAP Philadelphia also partners with other Asian and non-Asian organizations to broaden our community service efforts. Through involvement and volunteering, we build a better community for everyone.
Benefits of Membership
- Gain free or discounted access to members-only functions
- Develop and enhance skills through workshops and seminars
- Network with corporations, small business, and non-profits regarding career opportunities
- Connect with other professionals from a variety of fields
- Improve the community through volunteering
- Support the advancement of Asian-Americans and the community as a whole