Asian American Government Executives Network (AAGEN) promotes, expands, and supports Asian American and Pacific Islander leadership in government by holding leadership workshops, senior executive service (SES) development programs, and one-on-one mentoring and coaching sessions. Learn more about us - Link. CFC #45979

 SAVE THE DATE for an in-person 

AAGEN Leadership Workshop 

“Forging Leadership Resiliency” 

Wednesday, June 14, 2023, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Partnership For Public Service - Washington DC 

600 14th Street NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20005 

Join other professionals and leaders from across government for a professional development training event with interactive panel discussions focused on developing leadership resiliency to build a strong and healthy workforce. 

Come for individual advice from Senior Executives in the Coaching/Resume Review sessions and hear inspiring AANHPI leaders from the White House and other federal agencies share their leadership stories and career advice. 

Registration and more information will be available soon on the AAGEN website at:

Sponsors and exhibitors, please contact us at for this invaluable marketing and relationship-building opportunity. 

  Your Invitation to the 2023 AA and NHPI Federal Employee Conference

On Tuesday, May 23, please join us in the nation's capital for an all-day conference focused on supporting Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA and NHPI) federal employees.

Together, we will explore the most urgent challenges facing AA and NHPI public servants and identify ways to foster career advancement, develop leadership skills, and strengthen the pipeline for AA and NHPIs at all levels of the federal workforce.

This event is open to all federal employees—please share this invitation with your networks. Individual registration is required. More details will be shared closer to May.

Click HERE to Register

Arbinger Institute just announced an upcoming webinar on 'Leading in a Hybrid Environment'.  The discussions around the challenges of improving collaboration, innovation and authentic partnerships, particularly within a hybrid environment.

The webinar is currently open for registration and is no cost to participants.

April 21st, 2023

Here is the link - Equipping Leaders for Success in a Hybrid Work Environment ( 

The AsianUpward Workplace Excellence (AWE) Index recognizes and benchmarks organizations’ commitment to elevate Asian Pacific Americans (APAs) in the workplace with: 

    • Actionable data reports and practical strategies to augment APA talent, including recruitment, retention, and development 
    • Cross-Industry Benchmarking will inform organizations’ best and innovative practices 
    • Recognition for your organization’s commitment to advancing APAs in the WorkForce, WorkPlace, and MarketPlace 

Beyond a survey, the AWE Index builds a networked movement of organizations to advance Asian Pacific American talent.  Our methodology centers on collaboration, practical action, and positive recognition.

Click here for more information and register

Deadline to complete the survey is March 31, 2023

(early bird deadline January 31, 2023).  

Join the AWE Movement!


The mission of AAGEN is to promote, expand and support Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) leadership in Government.  In accordance with AAGEN’s mission, the scholarship program has been designed for students in their continuing education to better prepare themselves for positions of leadership and trust in the Federal, State and Local governments.

Up to Three (3) scholarships for $2,000.00 will be awarded in 2023.  The AAGEN scholarship is a one-time award; former AAGEN scholarship winners are not eligible.

The applications for the scholarship will be accepted until April 1, 2023.

The application form can be found here.

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