At the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Office of Equal
Opportunity and Diversity Management (OEODM) has established, by
authority of the Director, NIH, the Asian American/Pacific Islander
Employment Program (AAPIEP) to provide advice, guidance, and
recommendations on systemic issues
affecting Asian employees.
AAPIEP is consistent with the efforts promoted through Executive
Order 11478; U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, Equal
Management Directive 714; and other statutes and regulations that
govern NIH’s equal opportunity programs.
AAPIEP's purpose is to assist all levels
of management to create an environment that is conducive to the
promotion, understanding, and utilization of Asian Americans/Pacific
Islanders' abilities, skills, and knowledge in order to achieve