AAPIs ore often left out of many DEI conversations, programs, and initiatives.
East Asian American white-collar professionals are the least likely group to be promoted from individual contributor roles into management — less likely than any other race, including blacks and Hispanics.
Asian American communities to have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic and overrepresented in business sectors that have been hardest hit by COVID-19.
Pandemic has exacerbated anti-Asian xenophobia and racism, which have historically acted as barriers to equity.
Korean businesses were heavily targeted during the Los Angeles 92’ riots, negatively impacting the community for years since.