Professional & Leadership Development

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Our professional and leadership development programs are designed to engage, uplift, and empower aspiring Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) leaders.

By providing opportunities for mentorship, networking, and leadership development, we hope to give future AAPI leaders the resources and space to reach their highest potential.


The MAAP program aims to cultivate the next generation of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) professional leaders through mentoring, skills building, and networking. The program pairs young professionals and college students with experienced mentors. The program provides the foundation for an effective and valuable mentoring relationship, as well as guided group mentoring sessions designed to help participants achieve their highest professional and personal goals.


B3: Build, Breakthrough & Believe is a professional and leadership development program for aspiring Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) professionals interested in taking their personal and professional goals to the next level through leadership development and networking.
The goal of this program is to provide relevant professional development, peer networking and mentoring to aspiring AAPI professionals. Build, Breakthrough, Believe is the three-word mantra of the B3 program and are used as building blocks for the event agenda. The wide range of workshop and seminar topics range from personal branding to corporate success tactics and strategies.


The AAPI Womxn's Initiative started as part of OCA’s effort to be more aware and inclusive of issues and challenges that AAPI womxn face. The Womxn’s Initiative Summits, half-day professional and leadership development summits specially designed for AAPI womxn, bring together aspiring leaders and experienced professionals. The Summits are designed to help AAPI womxn from various regions, sectors, and careers develop to their highest professional and personal potential. The Initiative also aims to develop a strong and uplifting network of AAPI womxn professionals across the nation.