AAJA Executive Leadership Program

February 22, 2012

The Executive Leadership Program's (ELP) Introductory Session is a member exclusive program to help Asian American and Pacific Islander journalists develop their leadership skills to become newsroom leaders and executives.  This four-day program will help you gain clarity on your career goals and arm you with the skills to bring those goals to life.

 If you have five years of professional journalism or journalism industry experience,  we encourage you to submit an application to this year's ELP Introductory Session. 


Thursday, June 28-Sunday, July 1



Yale Club of New York

50Vanderbilt Avenue

New York, NY



  • Career choices and goal setting
  • Understanding cultural values
  • Defining success
  • Negotiation training
  • Dealing with pressure
  • Conquering your excuses
  • Self-management
  • Leadership strategies

Download an application here. 

Application deadline is Wednesday, February 29 by 5:00pm PST.


If you have further questions about the program, please click here or email Marcia Santillan, Professional Programs Coordinator at marcias@aaja.org.


Applications also are being accepted for the Dinah Eng Leadership Fellowship. The fellowships will provide financial aid to mid-career Asian-American journalists (with five years of experience or more) who are seeking to advance their leadership skills as participants in programs like ELP, university-level management programs, and leadership courses at institutions like Poynter,  API and journalism schools that charge tuition for attendance.  These fellowships are not intended to defray costs for Unity or AAJA convention-related attendance.  

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