Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Celebration 2020

 

Throughout the month of May, the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI) looks forward to hosting a series of virtual and in-person events to commemorate AAPI Heritage Month. Please stay tuned and check this page for updates and announcements. We look forward to celebrating with AAPIs across the Nation!

 


AAPI Business Town Hall

Date: Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Time: 4:00 PM ET

Voice your concerns as AAPI business owners to the President’s Advisory Commission on AAPIs. Your input is critical as they advise the President and the Secretaries of Commerce and Transportation on issues that affect the AAPI business community.

Details and Registration: AAPI Business Town Hall

Inaugural Meeting of the President’s Advisory Commission on AAPIs

Date: Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Time: 4:00 PM ET

The inaugural open meeting of the President’s Advisory Commission on AAPIs will outline the objectives and mission of the commission.

Details and Registration: President's Advisory Commission on AAPIs, May 20, 2020


 

Past Events

Special Greeting by Secretary Elaine L. Chao, A Conversation on AAPIs in Leadership

Date: Monday, May 11, 2020

Time: 3:00-4:00 PM ET

As Co-Chair of WHIAAPI, Secretary Elaine L. Chao kicks off this series of webinars in honor of AAPI Heritage Month. Following her keynote remarks and a question and answer period, we will then turn the program over to “A Conversation on AAPIs in Leadership” with a panel of distinguished AAPI business leaders. 

Watch the video here: A Conversation on AAPIs in Leadership

Doing Business with the Federal Government

Date: Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Time: 3:00-4:00 PM ET

SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza will provide special remarks and updates for the AAPI community in light of AAPI Heritage Month. The Administrator’s remarks will be followed by a panel discussion on “Doing Business with the Federal Government”. Learn how to find and win contracts with the federal government. Hear from AAPI entrepreneurs and business owners on how they have successfully navigated the federal government procurement process.

Watch the video here: Doing Business with the Federal Government

Workforce Development

Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2020

Time: 3:00-4:00 PM ET

Hear updates and remarks from the U.S. Department of Labor. Special remarks will be followed by a panel discussion on Advancing AAPIs in the Federal Government. The panel will discuss on the progress we have seen in AAPIs moving up leadership ranks in the federal government, talk about recruitment and building the pipeline, as well as career development. Hear from AAGEN and FAPAC as they discuss resources and opportunities through each of their programs.

Watch the video here: Workforce Development

2020 National AAPI Business Summit

Date: Thursday, May 14, 2020

Time: 3:00-4:00 PM ET

As co-Chair of WHIAAPI, Secretary Wilbur L. Ross caps off the series of webinars with his remarks for the 2020 National AAPI Business Summit, an annual event hosted by the Department of Commerce and the Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA). A panel of AAPI entrepreneurs will then discuss how they have scaled their businesses in changing times.

Watch the video here: 2020 National AAPI Business Summit

 

Minority Business and Technology Initiative

Date: Friday, May 15, 2020

Time: 4:00-5:30 PM ET

How to Become a Seller on the Amazon Business Marketplace: Interested in learning how to increase your product sales online? In reaching more domestic and global clients? Are you prepared to do business online? Let’s get started!

Details: Minority Business & Technology Initiative

 


 

Presidential Proclamation on Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, 2020

 

Greeting on Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, 2020

 

Published on: 18/05/2020