AAPI Heritage Month

Celebrating Our Asian American and Pacific Islander Community

Learn how Morgan Stanley is uniting to champion and support our growing Asian American and Pacific Islander community in honor of AAPI Heritage Month.
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May marks Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, an annual celebration of the diverse cultures and histories of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the U.S. Morgan Stanley will honor this extraordinary and important community through programming and celebrations.

Our events center on understanding, supporting and championing the cultural richness of the AAPI community. This includes making a concerted effort to discuss issues of concern to AAPI employees and confront the rising tide of violence against Asian Americans.

Martha Ha, Medtronic Chief Counsel, Recognized by Asia Society

During AAPI Heritage Month in May — and all year long — Medtronic comes together to foster belonging among Asian and allied employees around the world.
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Martha Ha has never met a challenge she didn’t push past, from competing in dozens of triathlons to becoming a single mother by choice and achieving a third-degree black belt in martial arts. Most recently, she was recognized by the Asia Society as a fearless voice for the Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) community.

PNC Presents: Brave, Not Perfect - A Conversation with Reshma Saujani

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Join PNC Diversity & Inclusion for an Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month event featuring Reshma Saujani, founder of Girls Who Code and the Marshall Plan for Moms. Hear about Reshma’s inspiring career changes and obstacles that have shaped her into who she is today and what she is aspiring to cause.

Opening Remarks: Christine Shambach | Head of Mergers & Acquisitions PNC Bank

Mondelez Celebrates Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

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We are proud to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with our colleagues this month. Jie Cheng, VP & Global Head of e-Commerce & DTC, shares what Asian Leadership means to her:

"A strong leader who communicates a clear vision and is able to mobilize a team or organization around this vision and does this with integrity, openness and empathy."

Celebrating AAPI Heritage Month - Standing in Solidarity & Allyship

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As we conclude this year's Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, our theme throughout May has been allyship and solidarity. While May is a time to recognize the many contributions Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders, and Native Hawaiians have made to the American story, as well as the challenges they face, we encourage this recognition to continue throughout the year.

Employee Spotlight: “AAPI Heritage Month Is Important To Me Because I Believe Representation Matters”

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In recognition of Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPI) in May, we asked Communications & Community Engagement senior specialist Melissa Jividan to tell us why her personal experience of being an Asian American at T‑Mobile is one of the many reasons she loves promoting the brand on the company’s Careers social channels.

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In recognition of Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPI) in May, we asked Communications & Community Engagement senior specialist Melissa Jividan to tell us why her personal experience of being an Asian American at T‑Mobile is one of the many reasons she loves promoting the brand on the company’s Careers social channels.

Fifth Third Business Resource Groups Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

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Fifth Third Bank actively promotes inclusion and diversity through 64 regional business resource groups overseen by inclusion councils in each of the Bank’s 13 regions and through eight virtual Enterprise business resource groups led by Enterprise committee executives. More than 3,700 employees take part in the in-person regional BRGs.

Asian American Leadership Spotlight: Stuart Shih, Fidelity Investments

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In honor of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Common Impact is spotlighting members of the AAPI community who are making a difference every day through their careers and social impact work.

Honoring AAPI Month

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Asian hate crime has increased ten times since Covid-19 reared its ugly head, with racism and extreme violence threatening the lives of many members of the AAPI community (Asian American and Pacific Islander).

Asian Americans claim to have been targeted more than a staggering 500 times in the last two months, according to Stop AAPI Hate, a coalition that tracks violence and harassment against the community.

It has released data highlighting the number of incidents reported, which surged from 3,795 to 6,603 in March of this year alone.

Illumina Celebrates AAPI Heritage Month

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Throughout May, we've celebrated Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month through internal events, as well as recognition of some of our amazing employees. 

Kat Park, Sr. Employee Communications Specialist, works with teams across the company, using her incredible skills to help keep our employees connected to our mission and to share their accomplishments externally.

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