APIWho.Design is a free directory of Asian and Pacific Islanders designers and creatives that allows members to get visibility and new career opportunities.

It's mainly a directory where you can find professional designers in diverse fields. You can filter your search by 27 categories. Some of the members are copywriters, managers, design leaders, and visual designers, among other specialized designers.

This community opens a big chance to connect with other colleagues and expand your network. To join, you need to fill out a form and nominate yourself to be part of the directory. It's also possible to nominate a friend.

The community has a free group on Slack. You can join even if you are not in the directory. The group has a general section to interact freely with like-minded designers. Besides, you will find a space for introductions and networking. As a plus, there is a channel for posting job offers.


  • Membership: Free Community
  • Year Founded: 2020
  • Founders:

    Koi Hernandez

  • Amount of members: 1,000
  • Online Group: Yes
  • Job board: Yes
  • Language: English
  • Method: Virtual


Boost your career:
By being part of this directory, you will find more job opportunities available in your location. Also, it gives you the option to edit your profile to make a great first impression on recruiters.

Expand your network:
APIWho.Design will help you find other professionals with similar backgrounds. As the community focuses on Asian & Pacific Islanders, it's a good opportunity to find people from your area.

Join a free group:
The Slack group offers the option to meet other professionals in diverse design fields. It's possible to make new connections and find a great job.


To join the directory, you need to nominate yourself through a form.


Learning Events

By using the Slack group, members often share virtual and in-person events. These are not hosted by the community itself but by external communities. Most of them are Summits, webinars, and conferences.

Networking Events

Members of APIWho.Design interact through the Slack group. It has four channels:

  • General: It's used for wide announcements and business-based discussions.
  • Intros and networking: As the name states, new members use this channel to introduce themselves and get to know other members inside the group.
  • Job postings: This is the community's job board.
  • Random: It's a channel for casual conversation.

Content Library

The community has a directory of Asian & Pacific islanders creatives and designers. You can filter the directory by several categories, allowing you to easily find like-minded peers or fresh talent for your business.

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