March 23, 2023

Raleigh, NC – The National Association of Asian American Professionals is announcing an extension of nominations for the 2010 NAAAP 100 Program to April 15, 2010. The deadline is extended to provide additional time for nominations of accomplished individuals from the U.S. or Canada.For more than a century, Asians have overcome obstacles to make significant contributions in both America and Canada. Their contributions have added tremendously to the success and prosperity of North America. NAAAP is a leadership development organization that provides a broad range of professional and educational services.

It is only fitting then, that NAAAP recognizes leaders who exemplify our vision and mission. NAAAP is paying tribute to these leaders by creating a NAAAP 100 Recognition Program.

This year we will select a handful of new individuals to join the NAAAP 100 which already includes The Honorable Elaine L. Chao, Secretary of Labor; David Henry Hwang, playwright;  J.D. Hokoyama, President and CEO of Leadership Education for Asian Pacifics, Inc. (LEAP); and David Lum, and Maya Lin, Artist and Architect.  2010 winners will be featured in the NAAAP magazine “Asian Leaders.”

NAAAP is currently accepting nominations for leaders who meet the following criteria:

• Applicant must be notable in the press and achieved success in his or her profession

• Applicant must have made a significant contribution to the world-wide community

• Applicant must be a leader whose achievements have impacted many people

• Applicant must align with the vision and mission of NAAAP as well as be a US or Canadian resident

Winners will be honored at the 24th NAAAP National Convention and Diversity Career Fair in San Francisco, California, August 12-15, 2010.

Please go to to download the nomination form due by April 15, 2010.

NAAAP is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit membership-based organization and is the largest and fastest growing Asian professional association with representation in over 25 cities across the United States and Canada. It is known as the North American Association of Asian Professionals in Canada.

The organization’s vision is “We Make Leaders!” For more information about the NAAAP, go

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