Fermilab Asian Pacific Association

Mission: To serve as a resource for the lab’s Asian/Pacific community by encouraging and supporting an inclusive environment.

Vision: The group will directly contribute to Fermilab’s goal of retaining and recruiting a culturally diverse workforce by developing and fostering an environment which will allow Fermilab Asian/Pacific Americans to thrive as professionals.


SharePoint for FAPA Members

Members of FAPA can get connected, add their profiles to share with the group, learn about past events, and share resources at the FAPA SharePoint page (login required).

To be added to the FAPA distribution list, contact anahirb@fnal.gov.

FAPA, friends, and family celebrated the Lunar New Year, Year of the Rabbit in January 2023.

Cultural celebrations

The Fermilab Asian Pacific Association welcomes members of the community and allies to participate in various celebrations throughout the year. Past events include:

  • Dragon Boat Festival Get Together and Zongzi Demonstration
  • Workshop by author Ken Liu in honor of Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
  • Virtual Lunar New Year Celebration
  • Diwali Festival Get Together
  • Mid-Autumn Festival and Moon Viewing
  • Virtual Lantern Festival

In honor of Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month, Fermilab’s Creative Services department developed virtual backgrounds and social media graphics. They are available for download in the gallery.


Contact Sudeshna Ganguly or Meghna Bhattacharya for more information.