Mentoring Asian American Professionals (MAAP)

The OCA MAAP program, with the generous sponsorship of UPS, aims to cultivate the next generation of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) professional leaders through mentoring, skills building, and networking. The program pairs Asian American and Pacific Islander professionals with experienced leaders in their field. As part of the mentoring process, participants will create a personal strategic plan allowing them to identify ways to achieve their professional as well as personal goals.

MAAP is a 1.5-month long program with four 1:1 mentoring meetings and three mentoring network sessions. Mentors and mentees are strongly encouraged to meet at least once a month to discuss specific career-building topics. Discussion guides will be provided for each topic.

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The following sites are current active MAAP sites. If you have an interest in starting up a cohort inyour city, please contact Lumi Youm at 


MAAP Houston

MAAP East Bay/SF

MAAP Westchester Hudson Valley



MAAP St. Louis

MAAP New York


MAAP Phoenix

MAAP Chicago

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MAAP Sacramento

Southwest Airlines is the Official Airline of MAAP

Southwest Airlines is the Official Airline of MAAP