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EVENT: C-100 Capitol Hill Briefing on Climate Change and Energy – Sino-American Partnership After Paris | February 25, 2016

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On February 25, the Committee of 100 hosted a luncheon at the U.S. Capitol building on “Climate Change and Energy: Sino-American Partnership After Paris”, in cooperation with the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress (USAFMC). This briefing was part

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PRESS RELEASE: Committee of 100 Issues Letter of Support in Peter Liang Case and Urges Chinese American Community to Engage in Constructive Action| February 22, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Holly Chang, Executive Director media@committee100.org or 212-371-6565 Committee of 100 Issues Letter of Support in Peter Liang Case and Urges Chinese American Community to Engage in Constructive Action (New York, NY, February 22, 2016) — The

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C-100 Mourns the Loss of Y.C. Yang | February 18, 2016

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Committee of 100 member and prominent structural engineer Y.C. Yang passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of 97 on February 18th at his home in San Francisco.

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EVENT: Bay Area U.S.‐China Policy Speakers Forum: “The U.K. Sees China as a Friend, Why Don’t We?” with Martin Jacques and Susan Shirk | February 18, 2016

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On the evening of Thursday February 18, the Committee of 100 held the second event in the newly formed U.S.­-China Policy Speaker Series in collaboration with the Commonwealth Club of California. This panel was moderated by C-­100 member George Koo​, and featured a discussion

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Dr. Leslie E. Wong, President of San Francisco State University, Becomes Committee of 100 Member

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The Committee of 100 is pleased to officially welcome Dr. Leslie Wong as its newest member. Dr. Leslie E. Wong serves as president of San Francisco State University (SF State), one of the nation’s premier urban comprehensive universities offering baccalaureate degrees in 123 academic

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EVENT: Committee of 100 Members Celebrate Lunar New Year with U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon | February 9, 2016

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On the evening of Tuesday, February 9 C-100 members attended the 5th Annual Lunar New Year New York Philharmonic Concert and Gala Dinner at Lincoln Center. C-100 members were honored to have been joined by United Nations Secretary General, The Honorable

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EVENT: Committee of 100 Members Celebrate Lunar New Year as a Public Holiday in New York City | February 8, 2016

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On February 8, Committee of 100 participated in the first annual Lunar New Year Students Day at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. The celebration marked the inaugural New York City Lunar New Year public school holiday, and

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EVENT: Committee of 100 Members Attend the Launch of Chinese Arts Exhibition at the Javits Center| February 6, 2016

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On the morning of February 6, C-100 members attended the opening ceremony of the Lunar New Year art exhibition at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City. The evening was co-hosted by C-100 founder and governor Shirley Young, and attended by

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EVENT: Committee of 100 Members View Fireworks on the Hudson River to Celebrate Chinese New Year | Feb 6, 2016

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On the evening of  February 6, C-100 members attended a reception at the Chinese Consulate in New York to view a Lunar New Year fireworks show over the Hudson river. The event was hosted by Ambassador Zhang Qiyue, Consul General of

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EVENT: Trade Secrets and Economic Espionage – Legal Risks in Advancing Technology between the United States and China” in Palo Alto | January 28, 2016

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On January 28,  the Committee of 100 collaborated with the Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association (APAPA), to present an educational seminar on the legal risks of advancing technology between the U.S. and China. 

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EVENT: C-100 Members Chinese New Year Party in San Francisco | January 24, 2016

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On Sunday January 24th 2016, the Committee of 100’s Northern California region hosted a beautiful Lunar New Year celebration for 35 C-100 members and distinguished guests at the Crystal Jade Restaurant in the Embarcadero of San Francisco. C-100 Acting director

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C-100 Member Gathering Before 1990 Institute 25th Anniversary Gala | January 18, 2016

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On January 18th, the 1990 Institute held its 25th Anniversary Gala. Earlier that evening, a number of attending C-100 members convened for a pre-event gathering. In attendance were C-100 members Dan Chao, John Chen, Ming Hsu, George Koo, Larry Low, Dennis Wu,

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EVENT: Committee of 100 Members Meet with Chinese Consul General Li Qiangmin in Houston | December 23, 2015

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On the evening of December 23, 2015, Committee of 100 members Albert Chao, James Chao,  Leroy Chiao, Paul C.W. Chu, and Harry Gee were hosted by Consul General Li Qiangmin and his wife Zeng Hongyan at his residence in Houston.  

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EVENT: C-100 Member Shirley Young Hosts Holiday Dinner to Honor Ambassador Zhang Qiyue | December 15, 2015

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On December 15, 2015, Committee of 100 co-founder and governor Shirley Young hosted Ambassador Zhang Qiyue, Consul General of China in New York, and other C-100 members for a holiday dinner in her New York residence.

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EVENT: Shirley Young Meets with China’s Vice Minister of Culture in Beijing | November 4, 2015

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On November 4, 2015 C-100 Governor and Co-founder Shirley Young met with Mr. Ding Wei (丁伟), Vice Minister of Culture to the People’s Republic of China. During the meeting, Ms. Young and Vice Minister Ding discussed the second annual “Happy Chinese

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C-100 Now Accepting Applications for the 2016 Leadership and Mentoring Program in Los Angeles | December 2, 2015

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The Committee of 100 is now accepting applications for the 2016 Southern California Region Leadership and Mentoring Program (LMP). Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2016. The LMP is one of C-100’s signature U.S. mentoring programs. It provides young and mid-career professionals in the

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Congresswoman Chu Questions Attorney General on Wrongful Targeting of Chinese Americans | November 17, 2015

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On November 17, 2015, Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-CA) questioned Attorney General Loretta Lynch at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on whether individuals such as Sherry Chen and Professor Xiaoxing Xi were suspected of economic espionage on the basis of their ethnicity or national origin.

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EVENT: Carter Tseng Speaks on C-100 History and Mission at Tsinghua University in Beijing | November 14, 2015

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On November 14, 2015,  Committee of 100 member Carter Tseng spoke at Tsinghua University on the history of C-100 as well as its mission and members. The speech gave context to C-100’s many contributions to U.S.-China relations and the political inclusion of Chinese Americans

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EVENT: C-100 Members in Beijing Host Dinner for Ambassador Gary Locke | November 10, 2015

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On November 10, 2015, the Committee of 100 held a members dinner in Beijing with The Honorable Gary Locke, former Governor of Washington, U.S. Ambassador to China, Secretary of Commerce, and long-time friend of the C-100. C-100 members Handel Lee, Howard

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EVENT: Committee of 100 Holds Leadership and Mentoring Program at Panda Group Headquarters | November 7, 2015

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The Committee of 100 hosted its 2015-2016 Leadership and Mentoring Program (LMP) Graduation and Kickoff on Saturday November 7, 2015. The event was held at Panda Restaurant Group Headquarters, courtesy of C-100 member Andrew Cherng, and celebrated the graduation of the 2015 class

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EVENT: C-100 and UC Hastings Co-host Discussion of Xiaoxing Xi’s Espionage Case | October, 23, 2015

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On October 23, the Committee of 100, in partnership with the University of California Hastings College of the Law, Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Asian Law Caucus, and other leading Asian American organizations, hosted a panel discussion on the Professor Xi Xiaoxing

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EVENT: C-100 and Commonwealth Club in California Launch US-China Speakers Forum with Zhang Weiwei, former Deng Xiaoping Interpreter | October 22, 2015

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On October 22, 2015, the Committee of 100 and the Commonwealth Club of California co-hosted the inaugural installation of a joint speaker series to address key issues in U.S.-China relations​. The program featured a discussion between​ Professor Zhang Weiwei of Fudan University, ​Director of

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EVENT: C-100 Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Leadership Scholarship Program 百人會英才獎 in Shanghai | October 20, 2015

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On October 20, 2015, the Committee of 100 celebrated the 10th Anniversary of its Leadership Scholarship Program (百人會英才獎), recognizing next generation leaders for their potential as global citizens and service to the community. Celebration activities were led and sponsored by LSP Committee Co-Chairs

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EVENT: C-100 Members Delegation Meets with Mayor Yang Xiong of Shanghai| October 20, 2015

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On October 20, C-100 members were received in Shanghai by Mayor Yang Xiong and Mr. Xu Li, Shanghai Director of the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office. Mayor Yang met privately with C-100 members and thanked them for their long-term commitment to promoting strong trust and mutual

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EVENT: C-100 Members Delegation Meets with Director of the Shanghai Overseas Chinese Affairs Office Xu Li | October 19, 2015

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On October 19, Mr. Xu Li, Director of the Shanghai Municipal Government’s Overseas Chinese Affairs Office hosted C-100 members for lunch at the Jing An Shangri-la Hotel in Shanghai. C-100 Acting Chairman Herman Li, and members Gareth Chang, Richard Lee, Howard Li, Edmond Pi, Linda Yang Tsao, Carter Tseng, Dazong

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