APEX had the opportunity to learn more about the entertainment industry through the Asian American lens of Paget Kagy, actress, writer, and producer of Kat Loves LA. Read on to find out about her career path and how her culture has informed her thoughts and her work.
1. Can you tell us a little bit about your professional background, and your path to what you currently do?
Asian Boss Girl is a podcast hosted by three amazing Asian American women - Melody Cheng, Helen Wu, and Janet Wang. They use this podcast as a means to share stories that relate to the 20-30 year old Asian American woman, speaking about topics such as working, dating, and living in Los Angeles. Their ideals align with APEX's mission of promoting cultural awareness & Asian representation, and we're [...]
I first heard about Youth Event when I was part of Chinatown Youth Club and we were invited to participate in 2002. As a participant, I remember being a competitive individual who wanted to win first place. After reflecting through the times I was participating as a youth, I now remember something more important that I didn't realize back then. I remember having caring and inspiring team leaders who [...]
APEX is recruiting for our 2016 planning committees! This is a great way to get involved in your community, make new friends, and work on our most impactful APEX programs. Many of our current board members got their start through a planning committee, so whether you are an experienced volunteer or brand new to our organization, we hope you can find the time to contribute and be a part of something [...]
2014-2015 Martell ICONS of Inspiration
Celebrating the achievements of leading Asian Americans
“80% of success is showing up.” —Woody Allen
When you say yes to an event invitation, you say yes to a chance to meet like-minded people. When you say yes to a date, you might find your soul mate. When you say yes to a mentorship program, you can probably end up [...]
This past Friday, April 11th, 2014, the APEX Cares volunteer network came out to help with logistics for the “Reaching New Heights” 21st CAUSE dinner. Center for Asian Americans United for Self Empowerment (CAUSE) founding member Charlie Woo was joined by over 50 elected officials to jointly recognize pioneering corporate and social leaders. This historic event comprised the largest convening of API representatives in the history of the United [...]
The Asian Professional Exchange (APEX) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-partisan community based organization with multifaceted goals and purposes that are charitable, cultural and educational in nature. Established in 1993, APEX currently boasts an e-community membership of 10,000 members. Contact us