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Tuesday, October 6
at 6:30pm – 9:30pm

WeWork SoHo West

175 Varick St, New York, New York 10014

For Tickets:

07/14/2015: WineO 101 Social Event with NAAAP by WineO Club

An informal, fun way to learn about wine with your fellow members.  A great way to network, socialize, get to know each other in a fun and interactive way.  Who doesn’t want to learn more about wine?  Have you ever wondered what wine to choose at the store or restaurant?  Have you wanted to learn more about wine in general? Would you like to know how to pair wines with food?
Impress your boss/co-workers at your next after hours meeting/social with the wine knowledge you acquire from this event.  Also, get tips on how to conduct oneself after hours in a corporate setting.



Tuesday, July 14th, 7-9pm



Hudson Malone Upstairs – 218 East 53rd St.


NAAAP-NY Members Ticket – $30
General Admission Ticket – $65

To purchase tickets, go to: http://www.wineoclub.com/naaap

Each ticket includes:

  • Taste and enjoy 4-6 different wines
  • Learn how to taste like a sommelier
  • Blind tasting
  • Cheese pairings
  • Charcuterie
  • Bread

06/17/2015: NAAAP-NY & Bank of America Present “Becoming Money Smart: Know Your Financial Resources”


Join NAAAP-NY and Bank of America for an intimate evening of learning.

Hear from the Bank of America experts on topics such as college financial resources, small business banking, retirement planning and more!
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 @ 6:30 – 9:00 pm

Rooftop of the Wyndham Garden Chinatown

93 Bowery, New York, NY 10002
RSVP here

06/23/2015: TALK TUESDAY: Legal Industry (featuring AABANY, SABANY, KALAGNY, and AALDEF)


NAAAP-NY’s signature event, Talk Tuesday, returns this month with a focus on the legal industry and we are delighted to welcome the following four Asian legal associations!

  • Asian American Bar Association of New York (AABANY)
  • Korean American Lawyers Association of Greater New York (KALAGNY)
  • South Asian Bar Association of New York (SABANY)
  • Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund (AALDEF)

This is a great opportunity for members to participate in a “fireside chat” with leading mentors and management in the featured industry.

Our “Legal Industry” Talk Tuesday will be on Tuesday, June 23, 2015 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.  Panelists for the evening are:

  • Will Wang, panelist rep from AABANY
  • Song Kim, panelist rep from AALDEF
  • Rippi Gill, panelist rep from SABANY
  • Bridgette Ahn, panelist rep from KALAGNY

Light appetizers will be served, cash bar.

RSVP here
NAAAPNY Members: See Member email for discount code
Non-Members: $20

06/16/2015: ToastNAAAPster June Meeting

NAAAP-NY recognizes the importance of developing public speaking and communication skills as a critical step on the road to leadership and professional development.  As an added benefit to becoming a NAAAP-NY member, we have created a chapter of Toastmasters International called the ToastNAAAPsters!

With an upgraded membership fee, members are able to partake in monthly Toastmasters International meetings and gain valuable support in a positive learning environment, which will empower members to practice and improve key communication skills amongst peers.
Volunteers, guests and first-time attendees are welcome!  Don’t miss this opportunity to improve your public speaking and communication skills!


When: June 16, 2015, 6:30-7:30pm
Where: Jenner & Block
                919 Third Avenue, 38th floor
                New York, NY 10022
Please contact Gary Chiang at: gary.chiang@naaapny.org with any questions.

Cherry Blossom APIA Heritage Cocktail Reception

3/19 – Lunar New Year Celebration with JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs

Lunar New Year Party 2015 logo


This year, NAAAP-NY rings in the year of the sheep with the Asian American professionals of Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, and JP Morgan.

Expect terrific networking opportunities, joyous festivities, and cultural performances. Get your tickets ASAP – this is one of our most popular events of the year and guaranteed to be a sell out!

Each ticket includes three drink tickets and passed appetizers.

NAAAP-NY Annual Paid Member Ticket – $50 (early bird, ends Mar 11), $55 (regular price)
(check your email for Member link)

General Admission Ticket – $65 (early bird, ends Mar 11), $70 (regular price)
Tickets: https://naaapnylunarny.splashthat.com/

Become a NAAAP-NY Annual Member:

01/20/15: ToastNAAAPster Launch Meeting


NAAAP-NY recognizes the importance of developing public speaking and communication skills as a critical step on the road to leadership and professional development. As an added benefit to becoming a NAAAP member, we have created a chapter of Toastmasters International called the ToastNAAAPsters! With an upgraded membership fee, members will be able to partake in monthly Toastmaster International meetings, and gain valuable support and a positive learning environment which will empower members to practice and improve key communication skills amongst peers.

Here is your chance to get a leg up on your New Year’s resolution to improve your public speaking and communication skills. Attend the launch meeting to learn more about this great opportunity.

In addition, our kickoff meeting will feature guest speaker, Toastmaster veteran Brian Robinson, the author of “How To Meet Women on the Subway”.


Date: Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Time: 6:30 – 9:30 PM
Location: Draught 55 (in the Backroom)
245 East 55th Street (b/t 2nd and 3rd Ave)
New York, NY 10022

RSVP: http://goo.gl/Iu6XEq

12/09/14: Talk Tuesday with NBCUniversal, Ogilvy, APEX for Youth, AAF & AALDEF

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TALK TUESDAY: Each month,  NAAAP-NY invites different industries, community partners and corporate affinity groups to network with NAAAP-NY members for a specially curated night of conversation.

This  month, we feature a special Holiday Edition of Talk Tuesday as our members will be mingling with the media industry, as well as community partners, as we celebrate the holiday season of giving and discuss the topic of “GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITY”.

We are excited to invite the members of the affinity groups of APA@NBCUniversal, Ogilvy’s RedLotus Asian Professional Network, as well as our community partners, APEX for Youth, AAF – Asian American Federation, and AALDEF – Asian American Legal Defense Education Fund.

We are getting in the holiday spirit this month, by discussing ways to give back to the APIA community. Our panel speakers this month will include leaders from NBC, Oglivy, as well as representatives from our community partners, so that you can find the best way for YOU to give back!

The holidays have us in a giving mood and we hope it’s the same for you! RSVP today for your chance to win fun raffle prizes such as: Jabra ROX and Blackloud Soundot Bluetooth headsets and $50 Amazon gift card!  Please bring 2 cans of food to score 2 raffle tickets.

Date: Tuesday, December 9, 2014
Time: 5:30 – 8:00 PM
NBC Experience Store (2nd Floor)
Rockefeller Center
30 Rockefeller Plaza (49th St. bet. 5th & 6th Ave.)
Price: Free
Non-alcoholic beverages and light dinner will be served at Talk Tuesday.  Please join us for a networking party immediately following, from 8:00 PM, at Del Frisco’s Grille at 50 Rockefeller Plaza (51st St. bet. 5th & 6th Ave.).  Cash bar.

Re-Cap: 11.07.2014 Moon Festival Honoree Gala


On behalf of the NAAAP-NY board and executive team, we’d like to extend a huge and heartfelt THANK YOU in helping to make our 2nd annual NAAAP-NY Moon Festival Honoree Gala an enormous success!

It was an evening to remember as we celebrated the success and achievements of our five honorees, caught up with our scholarship recipients as they commence college, and recognized our community and corporate partners for their consistent support throughout the year.

A special and sincere gratitude to our sponsors, especially our platinum sponsor, Morgan Stanley, as well as all of our myriad supporters, for without your generosity, this event would not have been possible!  All proceeds of the evening will benefit the NAAAP-NY Future Leaders Scholarship Fund for the coming year, as we look to better serve disadvantaged APIA scholars.  We hope you’ll all be there once again!

To revisit the memories of gala night (or if you missed out and want in….), check out our Facebook page for more photos by clicking here and here.  Please be sure to “like” us in order to tag your photos!

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