Friday, September 19, 2014
Scholarship Application

NAAAP-DFW is pleased to announce the 2014 NAAAP-DFW High School Scholarship to encourage promising Asian American high school seniors seeking higher educational opportunities. This scholarship will be awarded to two recipients in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. Each recipient will receive up to $1000 to be applied to his or her education fund.

To apply for the scholarship, download and complete the application.  When completed, email it to the address on the application no later than October 8th, 2014.  The email address is:


Leaders of Excellence Award

The search is on:  Do you know a top leader that demonstrates the highest tenets of servant leadership - a role model, someone who inspires and has a true compassion for leading with purpose and meaning?  Nominate them now for the NAAAP - DFW Leaders of Excellence Award. Hurry, deadline is September 27, 2014

Leaders of Excellence Award Application


Apply at the Cappex Website

Welcome to NAAAP-DFW

The National Association of Asian American Professionals is a non-profit 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. There are currently over 25 chapters, ventures, and affiliates across the United States and Canada and a growing North American membership of over 3,000. For details of what NAAAP is doing across North America, visit the NAAAP National home page.


Vision: "We make leaders! 

Are you looking to catapult your career or looking for a good candidate to fill a position? Check out the new NAAAP Career Center    

Upcoming Event

Sharing the Fruits of Our Labor - Networking Night


In honor of Labor Day and all of our team's hard work so far, the team will share their experiences from the NAAAP National Convention with sponsors and attendees. Come learn what our organization has done in the past to get to where we are today and what we envision accomplishing in the future. We'll also be sharing some tidbits of information about the upcoming Awards Gala. Be the first to hear this news!

Thank you to Blue Mesa Grill for providing the venue! And thank you for our sponsors, members, and advocates for your continuous support! 

Location: Blue Mesa Grill, 7700 W NW Hwy, Dallas, Texas
Price: $5 for guests, Free for members
Food: Chips and salsa will be provided, and happy hour drink prices will be extended till 9pm!
PS: For faster drink services, Blue Mesa strongly recommends attendees to bring cash for expedited services! 
Dress: Business casual




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Upcoming Events
7005 Chase Oaks Blvd. Suite #125 Plano, TX 75025 (map)
Nothing tastes better than your own making. Come join us on September 27th for a ‘Bake a Difference” fund raising event.Learn the arts of spherication in addition to the basics technique to making an awesome cake, all for a small donation! Your payment will directly go to the scholarship fund given towards local high school students at the 3rd Annual Awards Gala.This event will be hosted at the iRealty office in Plano:7005 Chase Oaks Blvd. Suite #125 Plano, TX 75025Special thanks to ...
Nylo Hotel 1001 W Royal Ln, Irving, TX 75039 (map)
This year’s gala will be held at the Nylo Hotel in Las Colinas, Texas. Our theme will be “Viva Las Colinas” and we will feature our Leader of Excellence Award as well as our scholarship recipients during a Casino Night.The Casino Night proceeds will continue to go towards raising funds for our scholars so that we may continue to encourage leadership in the youth of our community.  
2014 NAAAP Convention
Save the Date: September 4 - 6, 2014 for 2014 NAAAP Convention & Career Fair in Anaheim, California! Our annual 3 day event gives you the opportunity to network with other Asian American professionals, talk to recruiters from Fortune 500 companies, learn from renowned speakers and build leadership skills! #NAAAP2014

New this year, we are giving away one free convention pass when you bring 5 friends. For registration and convention details, visit We want to see you there!

2014 NAAAP Convention Save the Date
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National Career Center

The NAAAP Career Center matches qualified professional talent with real job opportunities. This provides NAAAP members and job seekers access to new opportunities, professional connections, as well as the ability to search for jobs within an easy-to use system.

Click here for the full NAAAP Career Center Website.

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