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About Us

We are the Dallas-Ft Worth chapter of the National Association of Asian American Professionals, a network for Asian American leaders. The NAAAP Vision: “We make leaders!” proclaims our mission to build leaders who are inspired and engaged. We believe that leaders are made, not born. We believe that sharpening the right skills and using the right platform to practice those skills will allow us to achieve any goals and dreams. And we believe in empowering others to achieve their goals and dreams to strengthen our community. Last but not least, we believe that both men and women can be built into leaders.

We fight for our mission by providing, one, professional development programs that foster continuous individual growth in the diversity of thought and skill sets. Two, networking events that enable leaders to establish meaningful connections with each other. And three, philanthropic service events that strengthen our community at large.

  • Networking

    Representing NAAAP - DFW at McKesson Corporation in Irving! Check out their new HQ

  • Active NAAAP

    Active NAAAPers exploring Cedar Ridge Preserve!

  • Community Outreach

    NAAAP DFW representing at Colonial Savings Diversity Day!

  • Active NAAAP

    Our Active NAAAP Team completed the Watermelon 5k & Relay this morning!! Join the Active NAAAP Team for more activities!

  • Professional Development

    Come join NAAAP-DFW as we host our first Resource Group Conference Sponsored by BNSF!

  • Professional Development

    Thank you for making our first Resource Group Conference Sponsored by BNSF an impactful event!

  • Leadership Development

    With NAAAP chapter presidents and representatives from all across the country! 

  • Community Outreach

    Representing NAAAP-DFW at the 2018 AREAA Board Installation Gala!

  • Active NAAAP

    Active NAAAPers participate in the annual Dragon Boat Race!

  • Community Outreach

    NAAAP DFW is proud to continue to volunteer with Vickery Meadow Youth Development Foundation

  • Community Outreach

    Volunteering with our Community Partner, The Source of Hope!


Mission & Values


  • Cultivate and empower leaders for professional excellence
  • Connect accomplished professionals for mutual success
  • Engage and participate with the community-at-large
  • Inspire leaders to make a meaningful difference in government, education, business, and society.


Leadership: Develop, inspire, and connect leaders.

Education: Excel at life-long learning.

Accountability: Honor commitments to deliver value.

Diversity: Embrace a culture of inclusion and innovation.

Our Programs

Professional Development

Community Service

Academic Involvement

Active NAAAPers

Financial Literacy

Community Partners

ATG Against the Grain Productions

The Source of Hope


Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce



  • 2015 NAAAP Chapter Excellence


  • NAAAP Award of Excellence - Marketing and Public Relations
  • NAAAP Community Involvement
  • NAAAP Associate Chapter of the Year
  • NAAAP Gold Sponsor Raytheon


  • DAABA Community Leader of the Year
  • NAAAP Venture of the Year
  • NAAAP Operational Efficiencies


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