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AAPI Victory Power Fund celebrates AANHPI women

The event applauded the exceptional achievements of AANHPI women who have made significant contributions in diverse fields.

Rep. Pramila Jayapal, Neera Tanden and other trailblazers from AANHPI community. Image - AAPI Victory Power Fund

The Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI )Victory Power Fund hosted an AANHPI Women's Celebration recently, at the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in Washington, D.C. The event highlighted the exceptional achievements of AANHPI women who have made significant contributions in fields such as public service, activism, and the arts.

Prominent Indian Americans Rep.Pramila Jayapal and  Neera Tanden addressed the event along with other prominent women from the community. Rep. Jayapal has been instrumental in uplifting AANHPI communities and leading the way in championing progressives in Congress, according to a release.  On her participation at the event, Jayapal said, “Being surrounded by so many powerful and inspiring AANHPI women is such a privilege.”

A champion of policy matters, Tanden was named US President’s domestic policy adviser, making her the first Asian-American to lead any of the top White House advisory councils. The former president and CEO of the Center for American Progress, she has fought for social justice and moved the AANHPI community forward, the release added.

Hosts of the evening were Grammy-nominated music artist, Hollis Wong-Wear and AAPI Victory Creative Director, Annie Wu Henry. Image - AAPI Victory Fund

In a statement, AAPI Victory Power Fund said that the event was a poignant tribute to the changemakers, thought leaders, and elected officials within the AANHPI community who have tirelessly worked towards progress and empowerment. Following the event, RUN AAPI hosted the AANHPI Next Generation afterparty, to recognize the remarkable achievements of inspiring leaders from diverse backgrounds across the nation and the vibrant AANHPI community.

The AAPI Victory Power Fund is a non-profit organization focused on strengthening American democracy by tapping into the collective power of more Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander voters across the United States.