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PRESS RELEASE: Committee of 100 Comments on the FISA Amendments Act: Reauthorizing America’s Vital National Security Authority and Protecting Privacy and Civil Liberties

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (中文版见下) Contact: Frank H. Wu, Chairman media@committee100.org or 212-371-6565     Committee of 100 Comments on the FISA Amendments Act: Reauthorizing America’s Vital National Security Authority and Protecting Privacy and Civil Liberties (New York, NY, November 11, 2017)

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Michelle K. Lee, former Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Becomes Committee of 100 Member

The Committee of 100 is proud to announce that the Honorable Michelle K. Lee has joined our membership. Lee is a proven leader at the top levels in technology, law, business and government.  She has spent most of her professional career advising some of

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OP-ED REPRINT: Understanding President Trump’s First Visit to China

OP-ED REPRINT (中文版见下) Contact: Holly Chang, Executive Director media@committee100.org or 212-371-6565     Understanding President Trump’s First Visit to China The below op-ed appeared at HuffPo on November 6, 2017. It was written by C100 Public Policy Chair Charlie Woo and

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PRESS RELEASE: Committee of 100 Supports Asian Americans Running for Public Office Despite Prejudice

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (中文以下) Contact: Frank H. Wu, Chairman media@committee100.org or 212-371-6565     Committee of 100 Supports Asian Americans Running for Public Office Despite Prejudice (New York, NY, November 4, 2017) —The Committee of 100 (C100) commends Asian Americans who

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PRESS RELEASE: Committee of 100 Urges Constructive Dialogue and Mutual Cooperation Around Affirmative Action in Higher Education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (中文以下) Contact: Holly Chang, Executive Director media@committee100.org or 212-371-6565     Committee of 100 Urges Constructive Dialogue and Mutual Cooperation Around Affirmative Action in Higher Education (New York, NY, October 24, 2017) —Admissions policies in higher education

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PRESS RELEASE: Committee of 100 Urges Passage of the Chinese American World War II Veterans Congressional Gold Medal Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Holly Chang, Executive Director media@committee100.org or 212-371-6565       Committee of 100 Urges Passage of the Chinese American World War II Veterans Congressional Gold Medal Act (New York, NY, October 6, 2017) — The Committee of 100

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PRESS RELEASE: Committee of 100 Launches $1 Million U.S.-China Fulbright Fund

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Holly Chang, Executive Director media@committee100.org or 212-371-6565     Committee of 100 Launches $1 Million U.S.-China Fulbright Fund (Washington, D.C., October 4, 2017) — The Committee of 100 (C100), an organization of leading Chinese Americans, is pleased

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EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Special Screening of “Abacus: Small Enough to Jail” at Asia Society | September 6, 2017

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On September 6, the Committee of 100 will co-present a reception and special screening of the documentary Abacus: Small Enough to Jail in New York City. This documentary recounts the story of the Chinese immigrant Sung family, owners of Abacus Federal

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EVENT: C100 Members Welcome New U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad in Beijing | August 9, 2017

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On August 9, 2017, the Committee of 100 hosted a private reception and welcome dinner in Beijing for the U.S. Ambassador to China, the Honorable Terry Branstad, who arrived in China on June 27, 2017. C100 members Kelly Cha, Mei-Wei Cheng, Wei

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EVENT: C100 Members attend National Youth Orchestra-China Debut at Carnegie Hall | July 22, 2017

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On Saturday, July 22, 2017, Committee of 100 (C100) Chairman Frank H. Wu, C100 cofounders Henry Tang and Shirley Young, C100 members Rick Niu and Didi Pei,  and other guests attended the international debut of the National Youth Orchestra of China (NYO-China) at Carnegie Hall.

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EVENT: Bay Area U.S.-China Speaker Series: “China’s Rise and the U.S.” with Graham Allison and Ellen Tauscher | June 7, 2017

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The Committee of 100 (C100) partnered with the Commonwealth Club of Northern California on June 7, 2017, to present “China’s Rise and the U.S.: A Discussion with Harvard’s Graham Allison”, with welcoming remarks from C100 member Dennis Wu.

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X. Rick Niu, President & CEO of Starr Strategic Holdings LLC, Becomes Committee of 100 Member

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The Committee of 100 is proud to announce that X. Rick Niu, President & CEO of Starr Strategic Holdings LLC, has joined our membership. Niu oversees all aspects of Starr’s global capability that meets the investment, wealth management, insurance and other strategic needs of

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Chien Chung (Didi) Pei, Principal of Pei Partnership Architects, Becomes Committee of 100 Member

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The Committee of 100 is excited to officially welcome Chien Chung (Didi) Pei, Principal of Pei Partnership Architects, into our membership. Didi Pei earned a Bachelor of Arts cum laude in Physics from Harvard College in 1968 and graduated in 1972 from Harvard’s Graduate

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Peter Young, President and Managing Director of Young & Partners, Becomes Committee of 100 Member

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The Committee of 100 is pleased to officially welcome Peter Young as one of its newest members. Mr. Young manages Young & Partners and is actively involved in client transactions and financings. Under his leadership, Young & Partners has established and

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EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: A Book Talk with America’s first Chinese American State Senator Mae Yih | June 13, 2017

On June 13, 2017 the Committee of 100 will co-host a book talk with America’s first Chinese American State Senator Mae Yih, moderated by C100 Chairman Frank H. Wu in New York City. East Meets West Tuesday, June 13, 2017

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PRESS RELEASE: Committee of 100 Congratulates Terry Branstad as New U.S. Ambassador to China

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Holly Chang, Executive Director media@committee100.org or 212-371-6565   Committee of 100 Congratulates Terry Branstad as New U.S. Ambassador to China Branstad honored at successful three-day C100 Annual Conference to promote U.S.-China relations   (New York, NY,

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PRESS RELEASE: Committee of 100 Releases White Paper Analyzing Economic Espionage Act Cases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Holly Chang, Executive Director media@committee100.org or 212-371-6565   Committee of 100 Releases White Paper Analyzing Economic Espionage Act Cases Findings Show Asians Accused of Spying Twice as Likely to be Innocent (NEW YORK, NY, May 26,

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PRESS RELEASE: Committee of 100 Releases 2017 U.S.-China Public Perceptions Survey

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Holly Chang, Executive Director media@committee100.org or 212-371-6565   Committee of 100 Releases 2017 U.S.-China Public Perceptions Survey Survey finds that rising levels of distrust could undermine the U.S.-China relationship, Bridge-building required to ease concerns (WASHINGTON, May 19,

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PRESS RELEASE: Committee of 100 to Host 2017 Awards Gala Dinner to Promote U.S.-China Relations on Thursday, May 18, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Holly Chang, Executive Director media@committee100.org or 212-371-6565 Committee of 100 to Host 2017 Awards Gala Dinner to Promote U.S.-China Relations on Thursday, May 18, 2017 (Washington, D.C., May 10, 2017) — The Committee of 100 – the nation’s premier non-partisan

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PRESS RELEASE: Committee of 100 to Host 2017 Annual Conference to Promote U.S.-China Relations in Washington, D.C. on May 18-20, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (中文以下) Contact: Holly Chang, Executive Director media@committee100.org or 212-371-6565       Committee of 100 to Host 2017 Annual Conference to Promote U.S.-China Relations in Washington, D.C. on May 18-20, 2017 (Washington, D.C., May 5, 2017) — The Committee

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ANNOUNCING: Committee of 100 Annual Conference 2017 Speaker Lineup

Update: Due to scheduling changes, the Summit Keynote Speaker this year was U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson, not U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross. The Committee of 100 (C100) is excited to announce the distinguished list

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ANNOUNCEMENT: C100 Next Generation Leaders 2017

The Committee of 100 (C100) is excited to announce this year’s C100 Next Generation Leadership Program participants. The 2017 Next Generation Leadership Program is held in conjunction with the C100 Annual Conference in Washington, D.C. and features young leaders under

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Celebrate APA Heritage Month with Joan Chen’s Chinese American Journey

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The month of May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) in the U.S. To celebrate, the Committee of 100 (C100) is posting brand new videos to its Chinese American Journeys series. Today, we bring you the journey of C100 member Joan Chen,

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Abigail Washburn and Wu Fei to Perform at 2017 Gala Dinner

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The Committee of 100 (C100) is proud to announce that Grammy Award-winning artist Abigail Washburn and zither master Wu Fei will perform at the C100 Annual Conference 2017, taking place May 18-20 in Washington, D.C. 

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MEMBER NEWS: Charlie Woo and Ming Hsieh awarded Ellis Island Medals of Honor

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The Committee of 100 is proud to announce that C100 members Ming Hsieh and Charlie Woo will receive Ellis Island Medals of Honor next month. From the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations (NECO) website: “The Ellis Island Medals of Honor are presented annually to American

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