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Asian Pacific Americans

Asian Pacific Americans@NBCUniversal (APA) is a volunteer employee organization that leverages its members’ diverse backgrounds to create Asian Pacific Americans-focused initiatives aimed to: grow the NBCUniversal’s business, develop future leaders, and contribute to the community.

 


APA@NBCUniversal In the News

MSNBC’s Richard Lui Honored with NAAAP 100 Award


Congratulations to MSNBC’s Richard Lui for being named a member of the
2012 National Association of Asian American Professionals 100
Recognition Program! The NAAAP is a non-profit organization that offers
developmental, professional and educational services for Asian American
leaders. Richard was chosen for his exemplary example of the NAAACP’s
vision and mission..Read more..

NBCUniversal’s Laarni Dacanay Receives OC/PRSA Distinguished Service Award


OC/PRSA presented its annual Distinguished Service Award, the Chapter’s
highest honor for an individual at the 2011 Protos Awards: Call of the
PR Sirens. This year’s Distinguished Service Award honored Laarni
Dacanay for her commitment to help lead and broaden the OC/PRSA
Diversity Committee’s reach and reputation as a five-time award-winning
chapter in the country, and for her leadership role mentoring young
public relations professionals on how to break into entertainment public
relations..
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Going Against the Grain: An Interview with NBCUniversal/Style Network’s Grace Borerro


Grace Borrero is currently the Manger of Development & New Series
for cable’s fastest-growing network, Style. Her team is in charge of
creating fresh content for the channel and overseeing new series from
pitch to delivery. Grace constantly meets with producers to discuss the
network’s needs and collaborates with them on developing new shows.
She has nurtured some of the network’s highest-rated series, such as
Jerseylicious, Giuliana & Bill, Ruby and Kimora: Life in the Fab
Lane..
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Filipino Hollywood Mafia: NBCU’s Grace Borrero, Robert Baltazar & Jaime Hernandez-Bache


When singer and actress Mandy Moore walked down the red carpet at the
Oscars early this year, Filipinos rejoiced! Moore, after all, wore a
gown by Filipino designer Monique Lhuillier. Designer Oliver Tolentino
also dressed up fellow Filipinos who walked the red carpet: nominees
Matthew Libatique (cinematographer of “Black Swan”) and Gigi Dement (a
producer of the short film “God of Love”). But there was more rejoicing
when three Filipino-American producers — Dement, Stefanie Walmsley..
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Feast For the East: Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Kick-Off & Fundraiser


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March and April 2011, APA@NBCUniversal, sponsored DINE OUT FOR JAPAN
RELIEF, a national campaign in response to the Japan tsunami and
earthquake, NBCUniversal employees (not just members of APA) in New
York, New Jersey and Southern California helped to raise $114,041.47
($82,598.09-NY; $31,443.38-LA) for the American Red Cross and Unicef,
the employee-led campaign was driven by the affinity group and gained
further visibility and company level support, including on-air mentions
and coverage from NBC Owned Stations (NBC NY and NBC LA). In continued
support of the Japan tsunami and earthquake, APA@NBCUniversal kicked off
May’s “Asian Pacific American Heritage Month” with a special “Feast For
the East” Fundraiser in Beverly Hills. Below is coverage from
“Kababayan LA.”