PRESS RELEASE: Committee of 100 Names Frank H. Wu as Chairman. | April 20, 2016

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Committee of 100 Names Frank H. Wu as Chairman

Incoming chairman is Distinguished Professor at University of California Hastings College of Law; looks forward to bridge-building opportunities within Chinese American community

New York, NY, April 21, 2016 – The Committee of 100, a non-profit organization of prominent Chinese American leaders in business, government, academia, entertainment and the arts, named Frank H. Wu as Chairman on Sunday, April 17, 2016.

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PRESS RELEASE: Committee of 100 to Address Current State of U.S.-China Relations; Issues Impacting Chinese-Americans. | April 16, 2016

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Contact: Jennifer Sukawaty
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Committee of 100 to Address Current State of U.S.-China Relations; Issues Impacting Chinese-Americans

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Beverly Hills, Calif., April 15, 2016 – The Committee of 100, a non-profit organization of prominent Chinese Americans leaders from politics, business, media and entertainment and academia, will be addressing critical issues in U.S.-China relations at its 25th Annual Conference in Beverly Hills, California. The conference will take place at the Beverly Wilshire Saturday, April 16 and Sunday, April 17.

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PRESS RELEASE: Committee of 100 Releases 2016 U.S.-China Public Perceptions Snapshot Survey

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Committee of 100 Releases 2016 U.S.-China Public Perceptions Snapshot Survey

 Survey finds that rising levels of distrust threaten to undermine the U.S.-China relationship

Beverly Hills, CA, April 13, 2016 – A new survey conducted by the Committee of 100 (C-100) – a non-profit organization of prominent Chinese American leaders from politics, business, media and entertainment, and academia underscores that Americans view cooperation between the two countries as critical and recognize the benefits of increased trade and investment. Americans are, however, skeptical of China’s economic, military, and political intentions.

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EVENT: C-100 Capitol Hill Briefing on China’s One Belt One Road Initiative and What It Means for US-China Relations | Mar 30, 2016

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On the morning of March 30, the Committee of 100 hosted an invite-only breakfast at the U.S. Capitol building on “China’s One Belt One Road Initiative: What It Means for US-China Relations”, in partnership with the U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress (USAFMC), US-Asia Institute, and the China United State Exchange Foundation.

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Committee of 100 Submits Statement to DHS Regarding Privacy Act | March 24, 2016

Today, the Committee of 100 submitted a statement to the Department of Homeland Security regarding the proposed changes to the Privacy Act. The Committee of 100 supports the Department of Homeland Security in its vigilance regarding national security. However, C100 believes that the recent proposed regulations must be called into question, as they would may infringe upon the rights of citizens. 

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EVENT: C-100 Members attend Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation Annual Benefit at San Francisco Grand Hyatt | March 9, 2016

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On March 9th, Bay Area C-100 members George Koo , Larry Low, Dennis Wu, and Frank Wu attended the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation (AIISF) Annual Benefit at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Francisco in support of member Buck Gee, former President of the AIISF board. C-100 member Ming Hsu sponsored the C-100 table through with the J.T. Tai and Company Foundation.

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BECOME A COMMITTEE OF 100 NEXT-GENERATION AMBASSADOR AND LEADERSHIP MENTEE

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C-100 is recruiting exceptional leaders under forty to shape a brighter future for Asian Americans and the U.S.-China relationship.

Apply to be a C-100 Next Generation Ambassador and Leadership Mentee, and receive an exclusive invitation to the entirety of the C-100 2016 Annual Conference on April 15-17, gain special access to meet and engage with distinguished C-100 members, and join a diverse and dynamic community that seeks to make a difference in the world.

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EVENT: C-100 Members Meet with Minister Qiu Yuanping in Los Angeles | February 21, 2016

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On February 21, 2016, C-100 hosted a luncheon meeting with Minister Qiu Yuanping and a delegation from the Overseas Chinese Affairs Office of the State Council at the headquarters of East West Bank in Pasadena, CA.  C-100 members who participated in the luncheon included two generations of C-100 Chairs — Acting Chair Herman Li and Former Chair Dominic Ng – along with SoCal Regional Co-Chairs Stewart Kwoh and Charlie Woo, C-100 Legal Counsel Paul Lin, C-100 members Lily Lee Chen, Andrew Cherng, Ming Hsieh, David Lee, Richard Lee, John Long, Li Lu, Edmond Pi, Roger Wang, Walter Wang and Frank H. Wu.

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Now Accepting Volunteers for the C-100 2016 Annual Conference in Los Angeles! | April 15-17, 2016

The Committee of 100 (C-100) is currently seeking motivated volunteers to support our 2016 Annual Conference in Los Angeles on April 15-17. The C-100 Annual Conference is the premier conference in America on U.S.-China relations and Chinese American advancement. This will be C-100’s largest convening of distinguished C-100 members and U.S.-China influencers, and we are expecting over 500 leaders in business, entertainment, government, academia, and the media to participate.

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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 of C-100’s national Speakers Forum Series, a high-level platform that addresses and provides balanced views on major issues in U.S.-China relations.

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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

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Contact: Holly Chang, Executive Director
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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 Committee of 100 has sent a letter to Judge Danny Chun of the Supreme Court of New York, Kings County, regarding the case of People vs. Peter Liang. The Committee urged the judge to render a fair and just decision commensurate with the applicable laws and circumstances of Mr. Liang’s case.
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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 between Martin Jacques, author of When China Rules the World: The End of the Western World and the Birth of a New Global Order and Susan Shirk, author of China: Fragile Superpower.

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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 areas; 27 credential programs; 35 certificate programs; 62 master’s degrees; and 4 doctoral degrees.  He leads more than 3,000 faculty and staff as they serve a student population of over 30,000.

Dr. Wong is committed to providing SF State students with an exceptional educational experience forged in the intellectual energy of one of the world’s most innovative cities and fostered by the diversity, creativity and dedication of SF State’s faculty, staff, students and alumni.  SF State graduates approximately 8,000 students per year and boasts a Gator alumni family that is more than 200,000 strong.  SF State’s distinguished alums can be found in virtually every walk of life.  Their accomplishments include 10 Pulitzer prizes, 15 Oscars, the invention of the microprocessor, and (jointly with SF State faculty) the discovery of the first exo-planets beyond the solar system.

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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 Ban Ki-moon and his wife Madam Ban Soon-taek, as well as Ambassador Zhang Qiyue, Consul General of China in New York,  and her husband Ambassador Liu Jieyi, Permanent Representative of China to the United Nations. The performance featured work by C-100 member and Grammy winning composer, Tan Dun.  The evening was co-chaired by C-100 members Guoqing Chen, Oscar Tang, and Shirley Young, and was also attended by Clarence Kwan , Herman Li, Howard Li, Henry Tang, and Frank H. Wu.

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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 was attended by C-100 co-founders and governors Shirley Young and Henry Tang and C-100 member Frank H. Wu.

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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 fellow C-100 members Henry Tang and Frank H. Wu.

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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 China in New York,  and her husband Ambassador Liu Jieyi, Permanent Representative of China to the United Nations. C-100 members Guoqing Chen, Anla Cheng, Clarence Kwan, Shirley Young, Henry Tang, and Tan Dun participated in the festivities.

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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 Herman Li and State Treasurer John Chiang joined in from Los Angeles and Northern California members Daniel Chao, Joan Chen, Lanhee Chen, Pehong Chen, WuFu Chen, Ken Fong, Buck Gee, Doreen Woo Ho, George Koo, Larry Low, Jenny Ming, Yuan Yuan Tan, Dennis Wu, Frank Wu, Linda Tsao Yang were all in attendance with special guests Ed Lee, Mayor of San Francisco, as well as Ambassador Luo Linquan, Consul General of the People’s Republic of China in San Francisco, with his wife, Li Qiao.

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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 HsuGeorge Koo, Larry Low, Dennis Wu, Frank Wu, Linda Tsao Yang, C-100 Regional Coordinator Lisa Spivey and C-100 Acting Executive Director Holly Chang. We were joined by Ambassador Gary Locke and Ambassador Jon Huntsman. Other C-100 members attending the Gala included Joan Chen, Steve Chen, Yuan Yuan Tan, and Janet Yang.

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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 New Year: Fantastic Art China” festival scheduled for February 2016. Vice Minister Ding recalled activities on which he collaborated with Ms. Young and the Committee of 100 during his tenure as Cultural Consul at the Chinese Consulate General in New York. He also conveyed his appreciation for Shirley’s contribution to ongoing cultural exchanges between China and the U.S, and expressed well wishes for the success of this event.
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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 Los Angeles area with exclusive opportunities to engage with C-100 members, who are all leaders in their fields, and gain from one-on-one mentoring sessions. 

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