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NAAAP-Dallas/ Fort Worth is a branch stemming from the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP). We are a non-profit organization promoting leadership development, career progression, community service, social and professional networking for professionals in the DFW area. Since its launch in 1982, NAAAP has expanded to over 25 cities across the United States and Canada, making NAAAP the largest and fastest growing Asian American professional organization in North America. NAAAP-DFW officially launched in March 2011. We were also honored that year with three awards: 2011 Venture of the Year, 2011 Operational Effectiveness Award, 2011 DAABA Community Leader Award. Please check out our website: www.naaapdfw.org

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2022 NAAAP-DFW LEADS Conference

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Register for the 2022 NAAAP-DFW LEADS Conference here!
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A powerful community stems from equally powerful leaders. Mark your calendar and join us at the 2022 NAAAP-DFW LEADS Conference.

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NAAAP-DFW is proud to present our annual LEADS Conference, with this year’s focus on 1) finding your voice in your personal, social, and professional settings and 2) amplifying it in meaningful and impactful ways.

The LEADS Conference is open to all employees, leaders, ERG members, companies, professional organizations, and college students. We’ll have multiple workshops led by experienced professionals, as well as networking opportunities. The highlight of the afternoon session is our Women in NAAAP (WIN) panel, where esteemed women leaders speak about their journeys and share their perspectives.

The tentative schedule is as follows:
8:30 AM — Check-in & Breakfast
9:30 AM — Opening remarks
9:45 AM — Keynote by Stephanie Drenka — Co-Founder, Dallas Asian American Historical Society
10:30 AM — Break
10:40 AM — Workshop

  • The 1-2-3s of Activism led by Sulan Chang — Program Director of Victim Services, MOSAIC Family Services
  • The How-To's of Setting Up and ERG at Your Company led by Rebecca Caleb — Senior Vice President - Technology Executive, Bank of America

11:40 AM — Networking & Lunch
12:45 PM — Workshop

  • Collective Advocacy: Help Me Help You led by Julie Kwan — Learning Manager, Consulting, Baker Tilly US
  • Multidimensional Self-Advocacy led by JaeHee Chung-Sherman — LCSW-S, PLLC, Psychotherapist, UT Southwestern Medical Center's Paul Bass Outpatient Psychiatric Clinic

1:45 PM — Break
1:55 PM — WIN Panel

  • Moderator: Carol Nguyen — Co-Owner, Blue Cardigan Creative
  • Panelist: Suebe Herring — Associate Vice President, Bank of America
  • Panelist: Thear Suzuki — Global Client Service Partner, EY
  • Panelist: Caren Lock — Regional Vice President and Associate General Counsel, TIAA
  • Panelist: Arathi Kalathur — Global head of Technology - Digital Servicing & Strategy for Payments, JPMorgan Chase & Co.
  • Panelist: JaeHee Chung-Sherman — LCSW-S, PLLC, Psychotherapist, UT Southwestern Medical Center's Paul Bass Outpatient Psychiatric Clinic


Breakfast and lunch will be provided.


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The National Association of Asian American Professionals of the DFW Chapter (NAAAP-DFW) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that cultivates and empowers AAPI leaders through leadership development, professional networking, and community service.


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