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 [...]
APEX is all set to celebrate our 23rd Annual Awards Gala. Themed "Moonlight Masquerade,” the Gala will be held on October 29, 2016 at the Japanese American National Museum located in Little Tokyo.
This year APEX will be honoring LA Councilmember David Ryu and 626 Night Market for their contributions to the API community.
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Los Angeles City Councilmember David E. Ryu represents the [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Happy New Year!
I would like to introduce myself as the newly elected President of APEX. APEX has been a big part of my life for the past 5 years. I was the Chair of Professional Development for 2 years and moved onto the role of Director of Professional Development for 2 more, taking a break in between. What is inspiring to see is how the APEX community continues to grow [...]
Sarah Lawrence professor of writing and poetry and Graywolf Press author, Vijay Seshadris, recently became the first Asian American to be awarded the Pulitzer Prize in poetry for his collection, Three Sections. Whether you view poetry as the highest echelon of expression or a rarified indulgence, from ancient China to the salons of Versaille, poetry has often been a benchmark of inclusion in the culture of a place and time. [...]
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