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The Illusion of Asian Success (2007-2015)

Ascend Foundation Research (2007-2015)

Through the use of publicly available aggregated EEOC data from 2007 to 2015, we are able to continue our EPI analysis to explore how the leadership pipeline from Professionals to Managers to Executives has trended over time.

State of AAPIs: Labor-Market Outcomes (2014)

Center for American Progress and AAPI Data (2014)

The importance of Asian American and Pacific Islander, or AAPI, communities to the U.S. economy is evident—not only in their role as consumers and entrepreneurs but also as workers.

The Everest Project (2016)

Ascend Foundation Research (2016)

Contrary to popular belief, women take risk—often significant risk on behalf of their organizations.

New York Metro Area Corporate Census (2009)

Ascend Foundation Research (2009)

This joint analysis by Ascend and the Asia Society surveys the largest Fortune‐1000 corporations with headquarters located in the New York City tri‐state (NY/NJ/CT) metropolitan area to assess Asian American success in reaching the highest corporate executive levels.

The failure of Asian Success (2014)

Ascend Foundation Research (2014)

The Failure of Asian Success – Five Years Later, written in 2014, dissects the reasons why the number of Asian American executives in the Bay Area Fortune 500 companies continues to lag their growing presence in the professional workforce and overall population.

Lost in Aggregation (2016)

Ascend Foundation Research (2016)

Lost In Aggregation: The Asian Reflection in the Glass Ceiling report takes a closer analysis of U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) workplace data sets disaggregated by race and gender and finds that professional Asian American men and women are the least likely to become executives in private industry

Hidden In Plain Sight (2015)

Ascend Foundation Research (2015)

Hidden in Plain Sight: Asian American Leaders in Silicon Valley analyzes the leadership pipeline using the 2013 employment data filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) by five major Silicon Valley-based companies.

The Economic Status of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (2016)

U.S. Department of Labor (2016)

This report provides an updated look at the economic situation of AAPI workers as well as context for the differences in economic outcomes experienced by Asian American and Pacific Islander workers relative to those of other groups.