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Our History

The Atlanta Chapter of the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) was founded in 1997 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to cultivating, supporting and promoting Asian American leaders through professional development programs, community services engagements, and diverse industry connections.

In order to achieve our goals, NAAAP – Atlanta offers a diverse range of professional development programs on the local and national level, engages its membership in community service and organizes professional networking events. These may range from a series of panels, workshops and seminars, and web-based sessions and networking.

Our Mission

EMPOWER

Cultivate and empower leaders for professional excellence.

Connect

Connect accomplished professionals throughout our comunity for mutual success.

Engage

Engage and participate in service to the Atlanta community-at-large.

Inspire

Inspire leaders to make a meaningful difference in the community.

Chopstix for Charity

Chopstix for Charity is our premier charity event, connecting corporations, small businesses and individuals to the local Asian Pacific Islander community through an annual fundraising event.

Since its formation, Chopstix for Charity has allocated over $650,000 in grants to support non-profit organizations based in the greater Atlanta metro area.

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2021 Chopstix for charity

We Build Leaders

NAAAP is the premier leadership organization for Asian and Asian American professionals.

As the largest and fastest growing API professionals association, NAAAP continues to provide its members with the tools and resources to further career advancement and to empower Asians and Pacific Islanders to become great leaders as well as valuable employees.

In order to achieve our goals, NAAAP offers a diverse range of professional development programs on the local and national level, engages its membership in community service and organizes professional networking events. These may range from a series of panels, workshops and seminars, and web-based sessions and networking.

Our Membership

Active Members

As of December 2021, NAAAP Atlanta has over 300 Registered Members across Metro Atlanta.

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Identify as Asian

82% of our members identify as Asian, while our remaining members are supportive allies.

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Higher Education Degree

The majority of our members hold a higher education degree, of which 50% also hold a graduate degree.

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Mid Career Professionals

61% of our members are mid-career professionals, followed by 30% who identify as early career.

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