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The National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP) is the premier leadership organization for Asian and Asian American professionals in North America, with 30 chapters and one abroad in China, several thousand active members, and a reach of more than 20,000 professionals. Founded in 1982, NAAAP is a volunteer-run non-profit that inspires, develops, and connects leaders across industries and communities through networking and educational events, trainings, community service programs, and celebrations of Asian American excellence.

Founded in 2008, the Orange County Chapter (NAAAP-OC) is an all-volunteer, Pan-Asian American professional organization that promotes the career advancement and leadership development of Asian American professionals in all fields through networking, promoting Asian multiculturalism, and supporting diversity and community service.



Cultivate and empower leaders for professional excellence.

Connect accomplished professionals for mutual success.

Engage and participate with the community-at-large.

Inspire leaders to make a meaningful difference in government, education, business, and society.



Leadership – Develop, Inspire, and Connect Leaders

Education – Excel at Lifelong Learning

Accountability – Honor commitments to Deliver Value

Diversity – Embrace a Culture of Inclusion and Innovation