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Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders to Deliver Keynote Address at Asian American Psychological Association Annual Convention


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Event Date 1: August 06, 2014 09:15 am - 10:45 am

Kiran Ahuja, executive director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (WHIAAPI), will deliver the keynote remarks at the Asian American Psychological Association annual convention on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Ahuja will discuss WHIAAPI’s mission and commitment to opening the doors of government to AAPI communities, including the importance of education and raising awareness of the mental health needs in the AAPI community.

The theme of the convention is “Bringing Asian American Psychology to the Forefront of Policy and Community Engagement.” The convention aims to shed light on the ways mental health professionals can improve access to culturally competent mental health services for AAPI communities.


Event 1
Who : Kiran Ahuja, executive director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
What : Keynote remarks at Asian American Psychological Association annual convention
When : George Washington University’s Cafritz Conference Center
Marvin Center Grand Ballroom
800 21st St., N.W.
Washington, D.C.
Where : 9:15-10:45 a.m. ET, Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014
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