Despite these achievements, AAPI entrepreneurs face racial discrimination and harassment that challenges their success and interferes with hiring employees, attracting customers, and accessing financing. AAPI women business owners are particularly affected.
"I reached out to SCORE for mentoring, and it was an incredibly valuable experience."
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"There is nothing as gratifying as seeing a client's eyes light up when they suddenly get it. It could be a solution to a vexing problem, or insight into an opportunity they hadn't seen before. Mentoring allows me to leverage everything I have learned and to make a tangible difference to our clients in their entrepreneurial journeys."
With SCORE by your side, you don't have to go it alone. SCORE has helped countless AAPI entrepreneurs find success in their small businesses. See how SCORE has helped some of the small business owners start and grow their small businesses. Yours could be the next success story!
Check out resources created especially for AAPI business owners.
"Volunteering at SCORE was my way of paying it forward. But I was pleasantly surprised. As a SCORE Mentor and Subject Matter Expert, I've learned so much from my fellow volunteers, its business clientele, and the wealth of resources offered. Simply said, SCORE's business model really works. If you can be a SCORE volunteer or client, don't miss out. Either way, you'll learn a lot!!"
Support small businesses in your community. SCORE is looking for people with diverse backgrounds and experiences to serve in a variety of roles — from knowledgeable business mentors to local community advocates.