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Conference

The Committee of 100 convened its 22nd Annual Common Ground Conference April 24-25 in Washington, D.C. The 2013 Conference Co-Chairs were Howard Li, Theodore Wang, and Benjamin Wu. The Platinum Sponsors for the Conference included J.T. Tai & Co. Foundation, represented by Ming Hsu, and Wells Fargo, represented

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Awards Gala

Following the conference, the Committee hosted its 22nd Annual Awards Gala. Clive Crook, Bloomberg View columnist, highlighted the professional impact of the C-100 China Delegations and Nancy Poon Lue discussed the impact of the C-100 Leadership Development Initiative on her career. Madam Li

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Leadership Summit

On April 26, the Committee of 100 hosted its inaugural Annual Leadership Summit at the Mayflower Renaissance Hotel in Washington, D.C. An integral part of the Committee’s Leadership Development Initiative, the Summit offered mid-level professionals a unique opportunity for career development and networking. The

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C-100 Chairman Dominic Ng met with Deputy Director Tan Tianxing

In March, Dominic Ng, C-100 Chairman and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of East West Bank, met with Tan Tianxing, Deputy Director of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council, People’s Republic of China to discuss issues of common concern.

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C-100 Members met with San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

On May 11, Committee of 100 hosted San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, his wife, and two daughters at a private meeting an discussion on U.S.-China relations Vice Chair of the Bay Area Jay Xu presided over the meeting and C-100 members joined

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News Makers

Newsmakers: Cheng Li, China Expert On March 1, Brookings Institution’s Thornton China Center Director of Research Cheng Li was interviewed by the Wall Street Journal China Real Time Report on expectations for China’s National People’s Congress.  Li argues that important policy initiatives – and

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Members of Note

Members of Note: Dominic Ng, C-100 Chairman Dominic Ng, C-100 Chairman and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of East West Bank, delivered the opening remarks at the Education Summit 2013 of the United Way of Greater Los Angeles on February 27, 2013. He

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Honorable Mentions

Honorable Mentions: Weili Dai, California State Assembly On March 5, co-founder of Marvell Semiconductor Weili Dai received the Breaking the Glass Ceiling award from the Legislative Women's Caucus of the California State Assembly. Wei, the only female co-founder of a

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Washington, D.C. to Host C-100 22nd Annual Common Ground Conference

The Committee of 100 will convene its 22nd Annual Common Ground Conference this April at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. The Opening Reception on April 24 at the Senate Kennedy Caucus Room will be

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The Committee of 100 Mourns the Passing of Mezzo-soprano Zheng Cao

The Committee of 100 mourns the passing of mezzo-soprano Zheng Cao, 46. Cao passed away on February 21 in her San Francisco home after a long battle against cancer.   A Shanghai native, Cao developed her voice in San Francisco,

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The Committee Grieves the Passing of Dr. Charles H. Sie

The Committee grieves the passing of Dr. Charles H. Sie, a longtime member and former Vice Chairman of the Southern California region. Dr. Sie passed away on February 27, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Sie studied electrical engineering at

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Newsmakers: Tan Dun, Distinguished Composer

In both China and New York City, Chinese American composer Tan Dun has staged his distillation of the Chinese operatic classic, The Peony Pavilion, in a unique garden setting.   According to China Daily’s Liu Yuhan, Tan has revived the

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Newsmakers: Hao Jiang Tian, Renowned Opera Singer

On February 7, The Wall Street Journal featured Hao Jiang Tian's program "I Sing Beijing," in which Tian trains Western opera singers to perform songs in Chinese. The program had its debut in the U.S. on February 16. In addition, on February 20 The New York

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Newsmakers: Lulu Wang and Oscar Tang, Philanthropists

On January 8, the New York Times recognized Committee of 100 members Lulu C. Wang and Oscar Tang, whose multi-million dollar gifts to Wellesley College, Phillips Academy at Andover, Skidmore College, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art brought them to

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Members of Note: David L. Lee, Business Executive

David L. Lee has been appointed Chair of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) Board of Trustees, following a twelve-year tenure on the board. Lee, managing general partner of Clarity Partners, received his Ph.D. in Physics from Caltech in 1974

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Members of Note: Cheng Li, China Expert

On February 7, Brookings Institution’s Thornton China Center Director of Research Cheng Li testified before Congress at the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission's hearing on "China’s New Leadership and Implications for the United States."   He addressed the uncertainty

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Honorable Mentions: John Chiang, Asia Society Southern California

Two-term California State Controller John Chiang was named 2013 Asian American Leader of the Year by the Asia Society Southern California at its annual dinner February 19. In addition, Governing magazine featured Chiang as “one of the most powerful people

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Honorable Mentions: Ken Xie, National Academy of Engineering

Fortinet Founder, President, and CEO Ken Xie was elected in February to the National Academy of Engineering in recognition of his “contributions to cybersecurity, including network security systems and services.”  The National Academy of Engineering is a private, non-profit organization

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Honorable Mentions: Angie Tang, City & State

C-100 Executive Director Angie Tang was selected to receive the 2013 Above & Beyond award from the New York publication City & State. Angie Tang and 24 other women were chosen from hundreds of nominations to receive an award in recognition of their leading

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Honorable Mentions: Frank H. Wu, National Jurist Magazine

University of California Hastings School Law Chancellor and Dean Frank H. Wu was named the most influential dean in legal education and the third most influential person in legal education by The National Jurist magazine. The honor is based on

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From the Committee of 100 Chairman

Dominic Ng December 2012 We conclude 2012 with another strong year of advancing C-100’s mission. Three signature achievements benchmark my strategic priorities of leveraging C-100’s convening power in the U.S.-China dialogue, our leadership role on Chinese American issues, and our

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From the Executive Director

Angie Tang December 2012 As we approach the end of 2012, the organization’s vibrant health reflects strengthened staffing capabilities and focused program-based development – two strategic objectives set by the Chairman and Board in April 2012. Staffing Capabilities. This year's

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Committee of 100 22nd Annual Conference: Common Ground

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center Washington, D.C.   April 24: Opening Reception April 25: Conference and Gala The public is invited to register for the Committee of 100’s Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., April 24-25, 2013. Conference Roundtable

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Bay Area Teachers Affirm Impact of Committee of 100 – Wanxiang Teaching Scholars Program

On December 16, Committee of 100 hosted a reunion for Bay Area-based teachers who participated in the 2012 China study tour program. Nine teacher-participants reflected on their China experience and its impact on their teaching methodology, as well as their

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Committee of 100 Leads 2012 Journalist Delegation to China

From November 25 through December 3, the Committee of 100 led five journalists from U.S. media to China as part of its Educational Exchange Program. Journalist delegation participants were: Clive Crook, senior editor of The Atlantic and columnist at Bloomberg

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