February 5, 2018
Happy New Year!
As APEX begins its 25th year, I’ve been reflecting on the organization’s purpose – to serve as a medium to bring increased awareness about and to the Asian/Pacific Islander (API) community through its programs. This is intentionally broad as it is meant to reflect the diverse interests and backgrounds of the Asian/Pacific Islanders here in Southern California. Too often, the diversity [...]
July 27, 2017
Recently, the APEX Board went through a significant transition in leadership. Our President of 2017, Jimmy Zhong, is on his way to the prestigious University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business this fall and needed to end his term early for his studies. Jimmy and his leadership have been invaluable to APEX and the community, and we wish him all the best in his future endeavors.
We are pleased to [...]
January 4, 2017
When I first started volunteering with APEX, I was overwhelmed by the spectrum of our programming – Professional Development, APEX Cares, Community, Culture, Youth Education. I wondered - how could one organization stand for so many different things, and did our diverse missions take away from our ability to make an impactful difference to our community?
Over the years, I would come to know the organization and its constituents, and [...]
September 8, 2016
The APEX Leadership Conference is a career development conference dedicated to Asian Pacific American professionals in Los Angeles. Event workshops include developing leadership skills, career advancement, and networking. The conference draws professionals from various industries, such as tech, entertainment, finance and many others. Participants can take advantage of the leadership conference to expand their network, showcase their skills and provide opportunities for career success.
"Career Oxygen: The Blueprint [...]
March 24, 2016
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 [...]
October 12, 2015
How did you get involved with APEX?
I first heard about APEX a week after I moved to the LA area and was eager to be more involved with the community and meet like-minded people. I saw that APEX was looking for committee members to help plan their annual Youth Olympics event and was excited to join the planning committee. At the time, I wasn’t sure how I [...]
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