ABA Women’s Entrepreneur Symposium

Asian Women Entrepreneurs

ABA Women’s Entrepreneur Symposium

So thrilled to be part of the Asian Business Association (ABA) Women Entrepreneurs Symposium held at the  California Club, in Downtown Los Angeles.

Kalika Yap Asian Women Entrepreneur

The highlight was meeting, sharing and being inspired by fellow incredible women entrepreneur panelists: Tina Aldatz, Founder of Savvy TravelersHannah An, Founder/CEO of The District by Hannah An and Ferial Moloo, of 365 Hangers.  Thank you for sharing heartfelt stories about their journey.

Here are some interesting statistics on Asian Business & Asian Women Entrepreneurs:

Population: 
Women make up 51% of the population
162 million women
157 million men

Asian Americans: 
2014: $770 billion in buying power
2018: estimated to surpass $1 trillion in buying power

20.3 million Asians residing in the United States
6.3 million live in California

1.9 million Asian-owned businesses
2012: estimated sales by businesses owned by Asian women totaled $135.7 billion
2012: estimated sales by businesses owned by Asian men totaled $474.3 billion

Kalika Yap Asian Women Entrepreneur

A heartfelt thank you to ABA for your continued support and celebration of Asian women entrepreneurs!

Kalika Yap
kalika@mavenstv.com