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  • When: September 11, 2016 @ 9:00am
  • Where: , , CA
  • Where: Japanese American National Museum 100 N Central Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
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APEX Youth Education Summit



Event Description

The APEX Youth Education Summit (YES) is a career day for at-risk youth (ages 14-21)  to engage and explore their ideal career path. Through workshops, speaker panels and group discussions, students will have the unique opportunity to talk with and learn from working professionals across different industry fields. Workshop topics include: Money Management, Resume Workshop, and College Applications. During panel breakout sessions, students will be able to speak with experienced professionals from 6 industries about their career paths: Business/Finance, Public Service/Law, Education, Healthcare, Arts/Entertainment, and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math).

The purpose of this program is to provide an opportunity for career path development for youth by providing tools and resources for both short-term and long-term success. Moreover, as part of APEX's mission to serve the community, YES serves as an opportunity for APEX and its members to positively impact the next generation of future leaders.

YES is a FREE event - just go to the free registration link above. In addition to the workshops and career panel discussions, free lunch will be served as well as an improv group activity led by local improv group Cold Tofu.

Waivers are required to attend. Waivers must be signed by an adult 18 or older. See registration link for waiver download. Waivers will also be available at the door but must be signed by a parent or guardian 18 and over.

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Message from the YES Chair

American Ninja Warrior to inspire students as the Keynote Speaker

Hoan Do is a student success coach, author of Succeeding in the Real World, and competitor in NBC’s hit show, American Ninja Warrior.

In addition to competing in NBC's hit show, American Ninja Warrior, Hoan Do has traveled to every corner of the United States — and parts of Canada — on a mission to provide students with practical strategies to help them to succeed in and out of school. He takes abstract life lessons and makes them real through creative metaphors and analogies, likening attitude adjustments to “changing the radio station.”

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Japanese American National Museum

What is APEX?

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