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Save-the-Date for the 2019 Leadership Awards Celebration


Each year, LEAP celebrates Asian and Pacific Islander leadership at the LEAP Leadership Awards Celebration.

With over 500 attendees from across the country, this event brings together top leadership from the corporate, nonprofit, higher education, and public sectors to celebrate Asian and Pacific Islander leaders and organizations. As LEAP’s only fundraiser, this event raises funds that will support LEAP’s work. Serving over 3,000 Asian and Pacific Islanders each year, LEAP challenges individuals to Uncap Talent® and prepare for leadership opportunities in the spaces they work, live, and play.

Save the date for the 2019 Leadership Awards Celebration!


Thursday, July 18, 2019


Japanese American Cultural and Community Center Plaza
244 S. San Pedro Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012




Miyako Hotel
328 E. 1st St, Los Angeles, CA, 90012 (5 min walk)
(213) 617-2000

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel
120 S. Los Angeles St, Los Angeles, CA, 90012 (4 min walk)
(213) 629-1200


Curious what past celebrations looked like? Read more about the 2018 Celebration here.

For all Celebration inquiries, please contact Nancy Yap at (213) 485-1422 x 4119 /



Prior to the Celebration in the evening, there will be two daytime events.


LEAP Leadership Bootcamp

An opportunity for Celebration ticket holders to get a taste of LEAP's programs and workshops.

LEAP Executive Luncheon

An invitation only opportunity for LEAP’s major sponsors to meet the LEAP Board and the 2019 Leadership Award honorees.



LEAP Leadership Awards

2019 Honorees

Individual Award

Susan Jin Davis
Vice President Environmental Affairs, Chief Sustainability Officer, Comcast Corporation

Wyman M. Fong
Vice Chancellor of Human Resources, Chabot-Las Positas Community College

Community Award

Friends of Richard

David R. Barclay Award

Vu Le
Executive Director, Rainier Valley Corps

Margaret Ashida Award

To be announced


Special thanks to the following sponsors for making this celebration possible.

Title Sponsor



Let’s celebrate together.

We’re excited to have you join us at our annual celebration this year. See you in July!