By Alice Day NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY “Professional development,” “networking,” and “community service” are the three pillars of the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP), a nonprofit, professional organization with more than 25 chapters in the United States and Canada.
Watanabe will run for senate
Louis Watanabe, 1st vice-chair and precinct committee officer for the 37th district Democrats, has announced his candidacy for the Washington State Senate. He is a former Bellevue College teacher and software engineer. He has served on the boards of the Asian Counseling & Referral Service, the UW Consulting & Business Development Center, the National Association […]
Albert Shen switches from mayor to city council race — Shen to challenge Position 8 incumbent Mike O’Brien
By Charles Lam Northwest Asian Weekly Small business owner and Seattle Community College trustee Albert Shen filed for the 2013 city council race on
Seattle NAAAP crowned Chapter of the Year
The Seattle chapter of the National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) was awarded Chapter of the Year at the NAAAP National Convention, which took place on Aug. 23 through Aug. 25. This was the first time they won, beating out 27 other chapters and associate chapters. In addition, they were also recognized for exceptional […]
New face in a new place: David Eam
David Eam is the NAAAP-Seattle interim president. While the National Association of Asian American Professionals, Seattle Chapter (NAAAP-Seattle) is recruiting next year’s president, David Eam is serving as interim president. Eam is a software/systems engineer, having worked in the avionics industry for the past seven years. Currently an engineer at Crane Aerospace, he develops software […]
Hip hop and you don’t stop … breaking down Asian stereotypes
For most high school students, typical after-school activities may include competing in a high school sport, performing in a music group, or planning the layout for the school yearbook.
Oct. 1: NAAAP members celebrate with Silk Road Gala
The National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) had its 2009 Silk Road Gala with more than 250 guests in attendance, at the Ontario Science Centre. This is the Silk Road Gala’s inaugural year, and it helped to raise more than $1,000, which will be distributed to the Sunnybrook Foundation and the Carefirst For Seniors Foundation.