Throughout May, the “Diversity Unlocks Innovation” campaign will feature Asian and Pacific Islanders in U.S. defense innovation through profiles of emerging leaders, an educational speaker series for staff and NSIN program alumni, and other opportunities for interested communities to learn more and get involved.


Diversity Unlocks Innovation Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Speaker Series

NSIN program alumni and mission partners are invited to attend our virtual speaker series events. Contact us to be added to the invitation list when this month’s speaker is announced.


Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month Resources

  1. DoD Observes Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month - Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have helped shape the history of the United States, and many of their lives have been dramatically influenced by moments in U.S. history. Every May, the Department of Defense joins the rest of the nation in celebrating Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month.
  2. AsianPacificHeritage.gov - The Library of Congress, National Archives and Records Administration, National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum join in paying tribute to the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who have enriched America’s history and are instrumental in its future success.
  3. Asian Americans and Pacific Islander Heritage Month Products from the Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute - DEOMI shares posters, bookmarks, placemats, activity books and other downloadable resources.

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