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July 2018

2018 Networking and Career Fair

July 20 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Students and Young Professionals The annual Networking and Career Fair is an unique opportunity for students and young professionals to interact with top employers in the Washington, DC area. This career fair is free and open to the public. A broad range of federal/local government agencies, non-profits, and private sector employers have attended past CAPAL career fairs. Employers  For employers, the career fair is a unique opportunity to meet and recruit qualified students and young AANHPI professionals in the region.  …

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2018 AANHPI Roundtable Series: CIA

July 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
WeWork Dupont,
1875 Connecticut Ave NW, 3rd Floor Washington, DC United States
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Speaker This session will feature a guest speaker selected by the Central Intelligence Agency with a background in public affairs. They will share unique insight on their career experience with the agency from an Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) perspective.   Moderator Shelly Zhao is a director for China Affairs at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, where she currently focuses on trade policy issues for China, Mongolia, and Taiwan. Previously, she served as a trade…

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2018 Washington Leadership Program Session VI: Preservation Through Perseverance

July 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Google,
25 Massachusetts Ave NW #900 Washington, DC 20001 United States
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The sixth WLP Session: Preservation through Perseverance will discuss how the AANHPI community can advocate for environmental justice on behalf of their communities by examining past and present environmental movements. The session will also provide an opportunity for attendees to interact with environmental leaders and advocates working in the field and how they have mobilized and pushed their campaigns. Registration for the event will begin at 5:30pm with our program following promptly at 6:00pm. All WLP sessions are free to…

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2018 CAPAL Board Informational Session

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
WeWork Dupont,
1875 Connecticut Ave NW, 3rd Floor Washington, DC United States
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The Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL) was originally founded in 1989 by seven AANHPI professionals in D.C. with a mission to empower Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) youth by increasing access to public service opportunities and building a strong AANHPI public service pipeline. Since then, we’ve grown from an all-volunteer nonprofit organization to one with up to 20 volunteers on its board and two paid full-time staff. We recognize that each board member brings a unique set of…

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2018 Resume Writing and Interview Workshop

July 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
AmeriCorps,
250 E Street SW Washington, 20525
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Hear from experienced professionals in the government, private and nonprofit sectors on how best to present your experience on a resume and in an interview. The workshop will include presentations and break-out time for participants to have their resumes reviewed by professionals and practice interview skills. The event is FREE and open to the public. Dinner is provided. The workshop is in preparation for Conference on Asian Pacific American Leadership (CAPAL)’s AANHPI Networking and Career Fair held the same week on Friday,…

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2018 AANHPI Roundtable Series: David Do

July 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
MOAPIA,
441 4th Street NW, Room 1117 Washington, DC 20001 United States
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Speaker David Do is the acting director of the DC Mayor’s Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs (MOAPIA). David is a seasoned community advocate, a champion for neighborhood engagement, and committed to education issues. He previously served in the Executive Office of the Mayor (EOM) of Washington, DC during the administrations of Mayor Adrian M. Fenty and Mayor Vincent C. Gray. He also worked with various community-based organizations to promote capital improvement grants during his previous tenure at the…

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2018 Federal Emergency Management Agency Informational Webinar

July 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is a federal agency that coordinates the federal government’s role in preparing for, preventing, mitigating the effects of, responding to, and recovering from all domestic disasters, whether natural or man-made, including acts of terror. Join CAPAL at for an Informational Webinar on FEMA to hear from their experts as they elaborate on employee duties and the mission of the agency.  Discover how you can become involved with FEMA through an overview of the careers and opportunities…

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2018 AANHPI Roundtable Series: Sue Zoldak

July 12 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
George Washington University,
2201 G St Nw Washington, DC 20052 United States
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Speaker As Founder and Owner of The Zoldak Agency, Sue gets to do what she loves best – win advocacy campaigns with political acumen, deploy custom cutting-edge digital marketing techniques, and deliver hard-driving messages. Sue accomplishes this by creating ground-breaking digital and social media campaigns, buildinh grassroots and advocacy campaigns, and providing leading-edge advertising and media strategy. With 15 years of experience as a public affairs professional, Sue was previously a Vice President at LEVICK Strategic Communications and a Senior…

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2018 Washington Leadership Program Session V: #HeyGoogle – How Do I Start a Movement?

July 11 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
DC Government,
200 I St SE Washington, DC 20003 United States
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The fifth WLP Session: #HeyGoogle: How Do I Start a Movement will examine the political, social, and cultural impact of technology in today’s digital age. The session will address how communities, with an emphasis on the AANHPI community, utilize, innovate, and facilitate technology to promote positive change. The session will also allow attendees to discuss how we can translate, unpack, and embed technology into our daily lives and within the issues we care about most. Registration for the event will…

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2018 Board Recruitment Happy Hour

July 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mission,
1606 20th St NW Washington, DC 20009 United States
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Join us as we celebrate the end of another successful summer of CAPAL events and meet the current Board to learn what opportunities there are for you to volunteer and contribute to CAPAL including how you can join the Board of Directors! Broaden your skills and work with a highly motivated team of young professionals interested in building leadership and public policy knowledge among the AANHPI community. You will have the opportunity to lead teams and fundraise to execute exciting programming that…

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