To stimulate the personal, professional, and leadership development among Asians, Asian Americans and Asian allies at Temple University, so that they are empowered with the knowledge, resource, and network to embrace a successful career post graduation.


Empowered NAAAP Temple student leaders will maintain habits of excellence, and will strive to make positive differences in the society.

Established in March 2015, the National Association of Asian American Professionals – Collegiate Chapter, Temple University (NAAAP Temple) is a nonprofit student organization that supports activities, enterprises and organizations that are committed to the betterment of the professional Asian and Asian ally community at Temple University. NAAAP Temple is a collegiate chapter of National Association of Asian American Professionals – Philadelphia (NAAAP Philadelphia) chapter.

Our chapter meets every Friday at 4:00pm-5:00p.m in the Howard Gittis Student Center. Members are notified via email the exact location of the weekly events and meetings. Those interested may also refer to our social media pages for event details. Our meetings and events consist of (but are not limited to) guest speakers, panel discussions, workshops, community service projects, fundraising events, networking and social events with other chapters in the region.

NAAAP Temple strives to:

  • Cultivate and empower leaders for professional excellence in the Asian community at Temple University.
  • Enhance and better the state of Temple University and the community-at-large.
  • Inspire fellow students to make a meaningful difference at Temple University, as well as in the workplace and society after collegiate studies.