Students of Color

Exploring an element of your identity as it relates to your unique career development journey is important. You might be here seeking support groups and resources to help you navigate through the reflective or actionable stages of transitioning to life after SU.  We have curated sample resources here, including the story below.

Card Audre Lorde quote set in a jar of yellow floweres. I am deliberate and afraid of nothing

Here are local, national, and/or global links with brief descriptions on how and why you might be able to utilize them. Please keep in mind that these links are simply a sampling of potential resources.


Seattle Chapter of The National Association of Asian American Professionals (NAAAP): 

NAAAP is a non-profit professional organization that promotes the career advancement and leadership development of Asian American professionals in all fields through networking, respecting Asian multiculturalism, and supporting diversity and community service.

ALPFA Seattle Chapter:

Seattle Urban League Young Professional Chapter (SULYP)


National Congress of American Indians (NCAI):

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP):

GLOBAL: The Executive Leadership Council (ELC): 

This is a membership-based organization that is ready to welcome future black leaders as they make significant contributions to the world of business. See if an organization like this interests you. 

Whether you’re an undergraduate student, graduate student, or alumni within one year of graduation, the Career Engagement Office invites you to come in for an individual appointment to help expand and/or refine your exploration.

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Additional Resources

Addressing Anti-Asian Bias from Learning for Justice

Asian American and Pacific Islander people’s history at the Zinn Education Project