About AAAYA | FAQ | Board Members

The Association of Asian American Yale Alumni (AAAYA) is a volunteer-run, membership based, 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that provides a vehicle for Yale University alumni to promote the civic participation, leadership and service of Asian Americans and Asians at Yale and in the broader society.

We pursue our mission by developing programs on campus and in communities in need through the following types of activities:

  • Support diversity and equal opportunity at Yale University
  • Strengthen student-alumni programs such as student externships and Life-after-Yale
  • Strengthen the leadership role and contributions of Asian American students and alumni at Yale and in society
  • Advocate for and support Asian American studies at Yale
  • Support student programs such as fellowships, internships, scholarships, prizes & volunteer opportunities
  • Support the Yale Asian American Cultural Center and its programs and initiatives
  • Support Asian American and other underserved communities through funded internships & other programs
  • Help further Yale’s mission and place in the world
  • Convene gatherings and conferences addressing issues of interest and concern to Alumni of Asian descent
  • Strengthen ties with other Yale alumni groups, faculty and outstanding Asian American Yale alumni
For more on the background of AAAYA, see this article from the Yale Alumni Magazine by Kunduck Moon, AAAYA President.