NYC /SoCal Cohort Qualifications

  • NYC area based (Tri-state area) and Southern California
  • Members in Private/Public Equity, Venture Capital, Hedge/Asset Management, Real Estate
  • 3-6 years post MBA and working in the financial or investment field currently
  • High potential candidate with a referral, focused on professional growth and supporting AAPI


Program Commitments:

  • Monthly mentor sessions
  • Quarterly in-person or virtual meetings: Networking, Professional Development & Training, Team-based activities with the cohort group. Group virtual meeting times will alternate between East Coast/West Coast after work hours to the best of our professional development partners’ availability
  • Commitment/demonstration of giving back to the AAPI community and other underserved communities through a group project
  • AAAIM conference attendance (complimentary)
  • Organizational promotion of participation

Program Benefits to Cohort

  • Mentorship: Assigned a Mentor from the AAAIM leadership network
  • Professional Development: Quarterly Leadership Training, provided through the AAAIM network such as interviewing skills, navigating workplace culture, finding internal corporate sponsors, self-advocacy and promotion, etc.
  • Free Attendance and Recognition at AAAIM Annual Conference

Personal Commitment

  • Commitment to attend at least half of the trainings and events related to the program
  • Travel and related costs of the program
  • Support AAAIM and AAPI community as an ambassador
  • Support for AAAIM’s local chapter in SoCal and NYC

NYC/SoCal Cohort Program Application

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