Applications for the APAWLI Class of 2019

The Center for Asian Pacific American Women is now accepting applications for its signature leadership program - the Asian Pacific American Leadership Institute (APAWLI). We are looking to invite and unite 12-14 AAPI women throughout the country to have a unique and powerful learning experience as APAWLI Fellows. They will be joining the 157 APAWLI graduates, since the organization was incorporated in 1995.  

Candidates should have the following qualifications: 

  • Five years of work/community experience

  • Acknowledged within their communities as talented high achievers and role models

  • This intense learning experience brings together women from diverse ethnicities, cultural backgrounds, geographic areas, ages, careers and interests.  

  • Possess personal responsibility for their own self-development and public responsibility for bringing teamwork, diversity, equality and opportunity to their companies, organizations, communities and families.

Application is open now until February 1, 2019. The application details, key dates and the process is included below.

2016 APAWLI Class:

Grace Alvaro Caligtan, Lavinia Taumoepeau-Latu, Kay Bounkeua, Michelle Fujii, Ina Dang, Dawn Mahi, Juslyn Manalo, Romana Lee Akiyama, Alvina Yeh, Joanne Hawk, and Suzanna Mak