Huong Nguyen-Yap

Huong joined AAPIP in 2014. As the Membership Program Manager, she is responsible for implementing and maintaining an effective and efficient national individual membership program. She works closely with AAPIP members and the ten regional chapters to support local programming and strategies that work to expand and mobilize resources for AAPI communities to build a more just and equitable society. Prior to her current role at AAPIP, Huong served as the Community Philanthropy Manager, supporting the National Giving Circle Network.

Prior to joining AAPIP, Huong worked in community mental health and substance abuse treatment for youth and adults at Asian American Recovery Services: A Program of HealthRIGHT 360. She also has extensive work experience in the field of Positive Youth Development where training and technical assistance to nonprofit and government agencies committed to including youth on their boards.

Huong received her MSW from San Jose State University and her BA in Asian American Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles. In 2012, she became a certified yoga instructor.

Huong, in her own words: What do you enjoy doing that you don't get paid for? When I'm not working you'll usually find me doing yoga, traveling, eating, or watching one of the Bay Area sports team.