Economic Growth


WHIAAPI convenes private sector and business leaders around relevant issues, highlights case studies of success, connects AAPI businesses to federal resources, and advances economic growth policy and programming that is inclusive of the AAPI community.  

We work with the following agencies to develop resources for small business owners, improve access to federal loans and financing, connect business leaders with key agencies, and promote trade, investment, and development in the Asia Pacific region:



On Wednesday, July 25, 2012, the White House Business Council and White House Office of Public Engagement hosted an Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Business Leaders Forum at the White House.  This event was organized as part of the White House’s ongoing effort to engage business leaders and job creators, solicit feedback on the Administration’s efforts to support and assist the business sector, and identify opportunities for partnership to drive economic growth. Read more.



AAPI Success Stories