Leadership Programs


Path To Professional Success (Corporate)

The Path to Professional Success (PPS) is a 3-day program for companies seeking to increase the success of their Asian and Pacific Islander staff. The program provides API employees with the concepts, tools, and practices to be “high-value” members...

Senior Manager Leadership Forum (Corporate)

Targeting senior-level Asian and Pacific Islander managers who are in the position to attain higher levels of management, this program works to specifically hone the skills associated with executive leadership while incorporating a focus on the relevant influences of their Asian cultural heritage and values.

High School Leadership Initiative (Student)

LEAP has designed curriculum tailored specifically for Asian and Pacific Islander (API) high school students between the ages 15-18 year olds, using LEAP’s current leadership workshops as the foundational base.  This new curriculum will help students...

Leadership Development Program for Higher Education (Higher Education)

An intensive 4-day experience, the Leadership Development Program in Higher Education (LDPHE) enhances the professional development of Asian and Pacific Islanders (APIs) and prepares college/university administrators, faculty, and staff to move into leadership positions and to take on positions of greater visibility and influence on their campuses.

Leadership in Action (Student)

Leadership in Action (LIA) is an eight-week paid summer internship program designed to develop emerging young leaders by providing college students with practical leadership skills and the opportunity to work hands-on in the Asian and Pacific Islander (API) community in Southern California. 

Career and Leadership Seminars (Student)

The Career and Leadership Seminars provide college students the opportunity to connect with professionals in a variety of different professions, sectors, and industries.   The seminars feature diverse speakers who discuss and share the choices and decisions that led to their current careers, the opportunities for...

Community Leadership Conferences (Community)

Community Leadership Conferences are designed to bring about the understanding and  awareness of Asian and Pacific Islander (API) issues, and to establish a dialogue that recognizes the concerns of regional API communities.   Since their inception in 1983, Community Leadership...

Emerging Leaders Program (Community)

Despite the economic slowdown, globally, nationally and locally, today’s nonprofit sector faces challenges in recruiting and retaining talented staff and managers to help lead organizations and realize their missions. Grantmakers, donors, board members and nonprofit leaders are increasingly concerned...

Executive Directors Leadership Program (Community)

The Executive Directors Leadership Program (EDLP) is a three part, six-month program designed to give Executive Directors the knowledge, skills, and support they need to effectively lead, manage and move their organizations forward. Participants will formulate strategies to grow...

Leadership Development Program (Corporate)

The Leadership Development Program (LDP) is an integrated experiential curriculum designed to explore the opportunities and challenges of the workplace from an Asian and Asian American cultural lens and helps participants develop their own paths to leadership positions. It...

Nonprofit Leadership Program for API Women Executive Directors (Community)

The Nonprofit Leadership Program (NLP) for Asian and Pacific Islander (API) Women Executive Directors is a four part, six-month program designed to give API women Executive Directors the knowledge, skills, and support they need to effectively lead, manage, and...

A+: An Association of Asian Corporate Directors (A+) (Corporate)

A+: An Association of Asian Corporate Directors (A+) is dedicated to increasing diversity on corporate boards and, in turn, increasing the number of Asian Corporate Directors serving on Fortune 500 boards. A+ encourages and facilitates networks and connections between Fortune 500 Asian Corporate Directors and the larger boardroom community. The “+” in A+ refers to partnership with other Alliance for Board Diversity members, Asian organizations, and Director associations. A+ is a program of LEAP.