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Happy Hour Social at Ika Grill: Thursday, July 18

For our July Happy Hour Social, we will be heading to Ika Grill, a family-owned restaurant that has been serving Kansas City for more than 30 years! Come enjoy a variety of Asian cuisines—everything from tasty Korean dishes to Japanese noodles to classic Mandarin fare to creative sushi rolls!

You can check out their menu here:

Space is limited. Be sure to sign up early & registration is required to attend.

Registration for members opens on Monday, July 8.
Registration for non-members opens on Wednesday, July 10.


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New Member Tea Gathering at GoCha Tea & Beverages: Saturday, August 10

We are hosting a special New Member Tea Gathering to extend a warm welcome and foster connections within our NAAAP-KC community. This event will be held at GoCha Tea & Beverages in Gladstone, MO.

During this gathering, new members and non-members can meet fellow new members, connect with established members and the NAAAP-KC Board, and learn more about the exciting opportunities and events NAAAP-KC offers. It's a fantastic way for new members and non-members to start their NAAAP-KC journey and build meaningful connections within our professional network.  

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Q&A Discussion with Jane Hyun: Thursday, September 12

How can Asian Americans lead and influence in a way that feels culturally authentic?

19 years after her groundbreaking book Breaking the Bamboo Ceiling, global leadership strategist Jane Hyun unveils Leadership Toolkit for Asians – a guide for Asian Americans to build their capacity to lead and influence with a blueprint that is achievable and culturally relevant.

This toolkit—based on Hyun’s work with thousands of leaders—is filled with self-assessments, checklists, quizzes, and stories of Asian American leaders to help you put ideas into action. It will show you how to leverage your life experiences to craft a bespoke leadership journey.

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