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Events

Past Events: 

The WHIAAPI Community Policy Briefing

Date: Thursday, May, 27, 2021

Time: 10:00 AM ET

In Celebration of Asian American and Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander Heritage Month, the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders invites you to a virtual Community Policy Briefing. In March, the Biden-Harris administration released an AAPI fact sheet and announced additional actions to respond to anti-Asian violence, xenophobia and bias. Senior administration officials and staff will be providing an overview and updates related to the actions with participation from AAPI community organizations.

Watch Recording Here

AAPI Small Business Forum

Date: Wednesday, March, 31, 2021

Time: 12:30 PM ET (9:30 AM PT)

Join the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) for a live discussion on economic recovery for Asian American and Pacific Islander-owned small businesses. This event is designed to provide information on Federal resources available to small business owners to help them recover and stay in business. Speakers from the Department of Justice, the Small Business Administration (SBA) and Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) will provide information and resources.

 Watch MBDA Highlight from Forum Here

 

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The Future of Business

Date: October

Time: 2:00 PM ET

The Future of Business is our fall virtual events series on connecting AAPI business owners and entrepreneurs to federal resources and opportunities. Leading experts from multiple federal agencies will present tools, strategies, and best practices for businesses as they look towards the future. They will also share updated information on recovery resources as it relates to the health pandemic.

Details: Register Here

 

 

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PAC-AAPI 3rd Quarterly Mtg & Filipino American History Month Virtual Celebration

Date: Thursday, October 15, 2020

Time: 4:00 PM ET

The Third Open Meeting of the President’s Advisory Commission on AAPIs will discuss the ongoing work of advancing the economic and workforce development of AAPIs through the federal government.

Details: PAC-AAPI Open Meeting

Second Open Meeting of the President’s Advisory Commission on AAPIs

Date: Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Time: 4:00 PM ET

The August Open Meeting of the President’s Advisory Commission on AAPIs will discuss the ongoing work of advancing the economic and workforce development of AAPIs through the federal government.

Details: PAC-AAPI Second Open Meeting

AAPI Business Town Hall hosted by the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (PAC-AAPI)

Date: Thursday, June 11, 2020

Time: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM ET

Join us to hear updates from the US Small Business Administration, Minority Business Development Agency, and the International Trade Administration on resources & opportunities for businesses, as well disaster relief funds. Then stay to voice your concerns as AAPI business owners to the President’s Advisory Commission on AAPIs. Your input is critical as they advise the President and the Secretaries of Commerce and Transportation on issues that affect the AAPI business community.

Details: AAPI Business Town Hall

Inaugural Meeting of the President’s Advisory Commission on AAPIs

Date: Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Time: 4:00 PM ET

The inaugural open meeting of the President’s Advisory Commission on AAPIs will outline the objectives and mission of the commission.

Minutes (coming soon)

Recording of the meeting

AAPI Business Town Hall

Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Time: 4:00 PM ET

Voice your concerns as AAPI business owners to the President’s Advisory Commission on AAPIs. Your input is critical as they advise the President and the Secretaries of Commerce and Transportation on issues that affect the AAPI business community.

Minutes (coming soon)

Recording of the meeting

Minority Business and Technology Initiative

Date: Friday, May 15, 2020

Time: 4:00-5:30 PM ET

How to Become a Seller on the Amazon Business Marketplace: Interested in learning how to increase your product sales online? In reaching more domestic and global clients? Are you prepared to do business online? Let’s get started!

DetailsMinority Business & Technology Initiative

 

2020 National AAPI Business Summit

Date: Thursday, May 14, 2020

Time: 3:00-4:00 PM ET

As co-Chair of WHIAAPI, Secretary Wilbur L. Ross caps off the series of webinars with his remarks for the 2020 National AAPI Business Summit, an annual event hosted by the Department of Commerce and the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA). A panel of AAPI entrepreneurs will then discuss how they have scaled their businesses in changing times.

Watch the video here2020 National AAPI Business Summit

Workforce Development

Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Time: 3:00-4:00 PM ET

Hear updates and remarks from the U.S. Department of Labor. Special remarks will be followed by a panel discussion on Advancing AAPIs in the Federal Government. The panel will discuss on the progress we have seen in AAPIs moving up leadership ranks in the federal government, talk about recruitment and building the pipeline, as well as career development. Hear from AAGEN and FAPAC as they discuss resources and opportunities through each of their programs.

Watch the video hereWorkforce Development

Doing Business with the Federal Government

Date: Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Time: 3:00-4:00 PM ET

SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza will provide special remarks and updates for the AAPI community in light of AAPI Heritage Month. The Administrator’s remarks will be followed by a panel discussion on “Doing Business with the Federal Government”. Learn how to find and win contracts with the federal government. Hear from AAPI entrepreneurs and business owners on how they have successfully navigated the federal government procurement process.

Watch the video hereDoing Business with the Federal Government

Special Greeting by Secretary Elaine L. Chao, A Conversation on AAPIs in Leadership

Date: Monday, May 11, 2020

Time: 3:00-4:00 PM ET

As Co-Chair of WHIAAPI, Secretary Elaine L. Chao kicks off this series of webinars in honor of AAPI Heritage Month. Following her keynote remarks and a question and answer period, we will then turn the program over to “A Conversation on AAPIs in Leadership” with a panel of distinguished AAPI business leaders. 

Watch the video hereA Conversation on AAPIs in Leadership

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AAPI Young Leaders Summit 2020

Date: Monday, July 20th – Thursday, July 23rd

Time: 4:00 PM EDT – 5:30 PM EDT daily

Join us for a series of virtual events as we engage with young AAPIs on professional development, community outreach, civic engagement and entrepreneurship.

Watch the videos here: AAPI Young Leaders Summit