The Information Exchange
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 [...]
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 [...]
January 26, 2015
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 [...]
April 25, 2014
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. [...]
April 15, 2014
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 [...]