Extraordinary Chinese Americans

Ensuring Full Inclusion in America Advancing U.S.-China Relations
Douglas Hsu

Chairman & CEO of Far Eastern Group

Yuan Yuan Tan

Internationally-renowned ballerina

Janet Yang

Prominent Hollywood producer

Chiling Tong

Ming Chen Hsu


Benjamin Wu

President & CEO of Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation

John Chiang

Innovative politician and State Treasurer, California

Matt Fong


Dazong Wang

Business management expert

Chi Wang

President, U.S. China Policy Foundation

Charlie Woo

International Entrepreneur

Wan Ling Martello

Executive VP and Head of Asia, Oceania & Africa Zone at Nestle

Jenny J. Ming

Retail Entrepreneur and CEO

J. Michael Chu

Accomplished investment specialist

Frank H. Wu

Distinguished Academic

Peter Liu

Pioneer and venture capitalist

Albert Chao

Renowned expert in international business and petrochemical industry

Anthony Sun

Industry leader, information technology

Dominic Ng

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of East West Bank

Buck Gee

Expert in tech industry and corporate executive leadership

Ge Li

Entrepeneur, Scientist, and leader in Tech R&D industry

Oscar Tang

Expert on Chinese Culture and Art, noted philanthropist

Ronnie Chan

Eminent leader in philanthropy

Norman Liu

Highly regarded business executive

Ya-Qin Zhang

Former President, Baidu

Y.C. Yang


Teddy Zee

Hollywood Producer

John Sie

Founder of Starz Entertainment Group

Don Liu

Accomplished Professor of Ophthalmology

Chien-Shiung Wu


Carter Tseng

World-class leader in Information and Communication

Yo-Yo Ma

World Famous cellist and philanthropist

David K. Y. Tang

Accomplished lawyer and partner of a global law firm

Ted Wang

Global equities trading and investing veteran

Gary Locke

The first Chinese-American ambassador to China

Anna Chennault

1925 - 2018

Richard Lui

NBC / MSNBC News Anchor

Richard Y. Lee

Chairman and CEO of Amsino Medical Group

Ken Xie

Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Fortinet

Michael Fung

Leading management expert

Michael C. Lin

Accomplished biomedical scientist

Wei Sun Christianson

International business leader

Jeremy Wu

Accomplished public service executive

David Chu

Venture Entrepreneur and founder of Nautica

Walter Wang

Accomplished entrepreneur and philanthropist

Morgan Chu

Distinguished intellectual property and trial lawyer

Shao Kuang Ting

Contemporary Artist

Eric S. Yuan

I.M. Pei


Maeley Tom

Trailblazer in Asian American politics

Ida Liu

Stewart Kwoh

Nationally recognized civil rights leader

Matthew F.C. Miau

Pioneer in Taiwan's high tech industry

Ming Tsai

Chinese-American restauranteur

Shirley Wang

Handel Lee

Partner at Asia's largest law firm

James M. Li

Accomplished business leader in the finance industry

Ta-Lin Hsu

Pioneer, Asian venture capital and private equity

Lip-Bu Tan

Tech Executive and Venture Capitalist

Clarence Kwan

Financial advisor and management specialist

Eric Zheng

Steve Chen

Internet entrepreneur and co-founder of YouTube

Kung-Lee Wang


Lawrence B. Low

Chief Legal Officer, Orrick

William W. Shaw


Nelson Dong

Leading expert in domestic and international technology and intellectual property

Henry S. Tang

Managing Partner of Carnegie Towers Strategic Investment Advisory

Paul C. Lin

Cross-border corporate transaction specialist

Jackson Tai

Prominent Investment banker and leader in finance industry

Julie Fong

Grammy award winning producer

Weili Dai

Pioneer in the semi-conductor industry

Jerry Yang

Co-Founder Yahoo!

Shu Li

PhD, published author, and ChairmanJ&J Investments

Calvin Tsao

Prominent Contemporary Architect

Albert Yu

1941 - 2017

Deborah Liu

Hao Jiang Tian

Internationally-renowned opera singer

Alice Young

Lawyer and Business Advisor

Cyrus Tang

1930 - 2018

Chien Chung (Didi) Pei

Prominent architect

Daniel Chao

Corporate and Non-Profit Executive

Peter Young

President & Managing Director at Young & Partners

Henry Yang

Chancellor, UC Santa Barbara

Yu (Ben) Meng

Iris Chang


Robert Lee

Chairman of the Board, Blue Shield of California

David D. Ho

Innovative AIDs research scientist

John S. Chen

Executive Chairman and CEO at BlackBerry

Zheng Cao


Andrea Wong

International president, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Pehong Chen

Pioneering e-business leader

Kenneth Fong

Venture capitalist and entreprenueur / Northern California Regional Chair

Jeffrey Li

Founder and CEO of GL Capital Group

Tony Chan

Prominent executive in education and distinguished mathematician

Anne Chow

Communications industry leader

Howard Li

International business leader / Greater China Regional Chair

Charles P. Wang

President, Chinese American Cultural & Art Association

Shau-wai Lam

H. Roger Wang

Real-Estate Entrepreneur

Lesley Ma

Edmond Pi

Professor Emeritus at USC

John Young

1920 - 2013

Anla Cheng

Founder & CEO, SupChina

Harry Gee, Jr.

Accomplished attorney and humanitarian

Herman Y. Li

Chairman of the C & L Restaurant Group

Guoqing Chen

Philanthropic leader and Co-founder HNA airlines

Shirley Young

President of U.S.-China Cultural Institute

Andrew J.C. Cherng

Entrepreneur and philanthropist

Debra Wong Yang

Accomplished Lawyer and Partner of a global law firm

Jay Xu

Director and Pioneer, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

David C. Chang

Distinguished academic and leader in civic engagement

John Fugh


Adeline Yen Mah

New York Times bestselling author, a doctor, and Founder & President of the Falling Leaves Foundation

Derek Chang

Wilson Chu

Leader in M&A practice

Morris Chang

Father of Taiwan's semiconductor industry

Dennis Wu

Professional CPA expert

X. Rick Niu

New York Regional Chair

William Wang

Founder, VIZIO

Gareth Chang

Distinguished aerospace and digital technology executive

Brian A. Sun

Distinguished trial lawyer

Ming Hsieh

President and Founder Fulgent Therapeutics / LA Regional Chair

Gordon H. Chang

Critically acclaimed author and historian

Dun Tan

World-renowned artist, composer, and conductor

Yue-Sai Kan

Emmy-Winning TV Producer and Host

Richard T. Cheng

Renowned professor of computer science

Chi-Foon Chan

Technology visionary and strategist

Linda Tsao Yang

Former U.S. Ambassador and first woman Executive Director appointed

Pin Tai

Leslie Wong

President, San Francisco State University

Paul C. W. Chu

Accomplished scientist and professor

Leroy Chiao

Trailblazer and former NASA astronaut

Mei-Mei Tuan

Expert in finance and human capital services

Lulu C. Wang

Money management specialist

Lu Li

Founder, Himalaya Capital, humanitarian, and economic advisor

Robert W. Gee

Political consultant and advisor / Washington D.C. Regional Chair

Lanhee Chen

Policy expert, Stanford University

Nancy Yuan

Senior Vice President and Director of the Washington Office

Lily Lee Chen

First ever Chinese-American female mayor in the U.S.

Cheng Li

Established author and Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

Anna Mok

Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Brian Wong

Mei-Wei Cheng

International tech buisness leader

Charlie Sie


Philip Ma

Biotechnology Executive and Entrepreneur


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Anne Chow named by Fortune as one of the most powerful women

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Peter Liu receives “Lifetime Achievement Award” at the Global Views Leaders Forum

November 06, 2020  |  WI Harper

Gary Locke comments on the future of US/China relations

November 04, 2020  |  CNBC

Ida Liu discusses her work at Citi Private Bank

October 16, 2020  |  American Banker

Henry S. Tang supports museum recovery efforts

October 16, 2020  |  CBS New York

David D. Ho gives update on COVID-19 treatment

October 11, 2020  |  CBS News


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Summary: In a recent panel hosted by Committee of 100, Yale Vice President for Global Strategy Pericles Lewis acknowledged the detrimental effects of the China Initiative and outlined steps that the University has taken internally to help faculty members to navigate disclosure requirements. 

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November 19, 2021 | Yale News

Summary: A recent virtual event by Committee of 100 that included prominent members of the Stanford University community focused on the racial profiling of scientists of Chinese descent and the negative impact such profiling is having on scientific research in the U.S.

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November 18, 2021 | Stanford News

Summary: New survey report by the University of Arizona and Committee of 100 found that Chinese researchers are four times more likely to fear government surveillance than their non-Chinese colleagues and to have canceled projects with researchers in China for fear those activities could make them a target

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November 05, 2021 | Science

Summary: Two new studies co-conducted by Committee of 100 found racial bias toward people with Chinese names in espionage investigations, and racial profiling against scientists of Chinese descent by the US government

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November 03, 2021 | Chinese Intelligence

Summary: A white paper by the University of Arizona and Committee of 100 shows that U.S. racial profiling among scientists of Chinese descent in the last few years is impeding scientific progress and denting scientists’ confidence in the U.S. Committee of 100 President Zhengyu Huang urges to halt the xenophobia being directed at Chinese Americans and the entire AAPI community

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October 30, 2021 | Xinhua

A survey report lead-authored by Prof. Jenny Lee at the University of Arizona, partner with Committee of 100 shows that researchers of Chinese descent worry about surveillance by the U.S. government and have stepped back from collaborations in China

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October 29, 2021 | Nature



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