Extraordinary Chinese Americans

Ensuring Full Inclusion in America Advancing U.S.-China Relations
Lily Lee Chen

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

Janet Yang

Prominent Hollywood producer

Wei Sun Christianson

International business leader

Teddy Zee

Hollywood Producer

Frank H. Wu

Distinguished Academic

Anna Chennault

1925 - 2018

Anne Chow

Communications industry leader

I.M. Pei


Michael C. Lin

Accomplished biomedical scientist

Anna Mok

Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP

Lesley Ma

David Chu

Venture Entrepreneur and founder of Nautica

Daniel Chao

Corporate and Non-Profit Executive

Alice Young

Lawyer and Business Advisor

Richard T. Cheng

Renowned professor of computer science

Eric Zheng

Douglas Hsu

Chairman & CEO of Far Eastern Group

Anla Cheng

Founder & CEO, SupChina

Gary Locke

The first Chinese-American ambassador to China

Robert W. Gee

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

Robert Lee

Chairman of the Board, Blue Shield of California

Lulu C. Wang

Money management specialist

Jenny J. Ming

Retail Entrepreneur and CEO

Stewart Kwoh

Nationally recognized civil rights leader

Y.C. Yang


Benjamin Wu

President & CEO of Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation

Herman Y. Li

Chairman of the C & L Restaurant Group

Jay Xu

Director and Pioneer, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

Iris Chang


John S. Chen

Executive Chairman and CEO at BlackBerry

Cyrus Tang

1930 - 2018

Walter Wang

Accomplished entrepreneur and philanthropist

Wan Ling Martello

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

Ta-Lin Hsu

Pioneer, Asian venture capital and private equity

Deborah Liu

Charles P. Wang

President, Chinese American Cultural & Art Association

Henry Yang

Chancellor, UC Santa Barbara

Ming Hsieh

President and Founder Fulgent Therapeutics / LA Regional Chair

Weili Dai

Pioneer in the semi-conductor industry

Philip Ma

Biotechnology Executive and Entrepreneur

David K. Y. Tang

Accomplished lawyer and partner of a global law firm

Yu (Ben) Meng

Jerry Yang

Co-Founder Yahoo!

Kenneth Fong

Venture capitalist and entreprenueur / Northern California Regional Chair

Kung-Lee Wang


Morgan Chu

Distinguished intellectual property and trial lawyer

Ya-Qin Zhang

Former President, Baidu

Leslie Wong

President, San Francisco State University

H. Roger Wang

Real-Estate Entrepreneur

Jackson Tai

Prominent Investment banker and leader in finance industry

Maeley Tom

Trailblazer in Asian American politics

Lip-Bu Tan

Tech Executive and Venture Capitalist

Chi Wang

President, U.S. China Policy Foundation

Carter Tseng

World-class leader in Information and Communication

Morris Chang

Father of Taiwan's semiconductor industry

Chi-Foon Chan

Technology visionary and strategist

Tony Chan

Prominent executive in education and distinguished mathematician

Shau-wai Lam

Ronnie Chan

Eminent leader in philanthropy

Julie Fong

Grammy award winning producer

Henry S. Tang

Managing Partner of Carnegie Towers Strategic Investment Advisory

Michael Fung

Leading management expert

X. Rick Niu

New York Regional Chair

James M. Li

Accomplished business leader in the finance industry

John Sie

Founder of Starz Entertainment Group

Richard Lui

NBC / MSNBC News Anchor

Andrew J.C. Cherng

Entrepreneur and philanthropist

William Wang

Founder, VIZIO

Cheng Li

Established author and Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

Lawrence B. Low

Chief Legal Officer, Orrick

Matt Fong


Ida Liu

Dennis Wu

Professional CPA expert

Chiling Tong

Steve Chen

Internet entrepreneur and co-founder of YouTube

Adeline Yen Mah

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

Handel Lee

Partner at Asia's largest law firm

Paul C. Lin

Cross-border corporate transaction specialist

Pehong Chen

Pioneering e-business leader

Derek Chang

John Young

1920 - 2013

Chien-Shiung Wu


Dazong Wang

Business management expert

Shao Kuang Ting

Contemporary Artist

Dun Tan

World-renowned artist, composer, and conductor

Andrea Wong

International president, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Nancy Yuan

Senior Vice President and Director of the Washington Office

Leroy Chiao

Trailblazer and former NASA astronaut

Paul C. W. Chu

Accomplished scientist and professor

Debra Wong Yang

Accomplished Lawyer and Partner of a global law firm

Norman Liu

Highly regarded business executive

Jeffrey Li

Founder and CEO of GL Capital Group

Zheng Cao


Anthony Sun

Industry leader, information technology

Oscar Tang

Expert on Chinese Culture and Art, noted philanthropist

Brian Wong

Edmond Pi

Professor Emeritus at USC

Charlie Woo

International Entrepreneur

Ted Wang

Global equities trading and investing veteran

Albert Yu

1941 - 2017

David D. Ho

Innovative AIDs research scientist

Yuan Yuan Tan

Internationally-renowned ballerina

Ge Li

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

Yo-Yo Ma

World Famous cellist and philanthropist

Ming Tsai

Chinese-American restauranteur

Don Liu

Accomplished Professor of Ophthalmology

J. Michael Chu

Accomplished investment specialist

Pin Tai

John Fugh


Harry Gee, Jr.

Accomplished attorney and humanitarian

Hao Jiang Tian

Internationally-renowned opera singer

Mei-Wei Cheng

International tech buisness leader

Charlie Sie


Wilson Chu

Leader in M&A practice

Shu Li

PhD, published author, and ChairmanJ&J Investments

Lu Li

Founder, Himalaya Capital, humanitarian, and economic advisor

Yue-Sai Kan

Emmy-Winning TV Producer and Host

Howard Li

International business leader / Greater China Regional Chair

Mei-Mei Tuan

Expert in finance and human capital services

Shirley Wang

Matthew F.C. Miau

Pioneer in Taiwan's high tech industry

Jeremy Wu

Accomplished public service executive

Gareth Chang

Distinguished aerospace and digital technology executive

Nelson Dong

Leading expert in domestic and international technology and intellectual property

Peter Young

President & Managing Director at Young & Partners

Dominic Ng

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of East West Bank

John Chiang

Innovative politician and State Treasurer, California

Buck Gee

Expert in tech industry and corporate executive leadership

Ken Xie

Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Fortinet

David C. Chang

Distinguished academic and leader in civic engagement

Eric S. Yuan

Chien Chung (Didi) Pei

Prominent architect

Albert Chao

Renowned expert in international business and petrochemical industry

Brian A. Sun

Distinguished trial lawyer

Richard Y. Lee

Chairman and CEO of Amsino Medical Group

Linda Tsao Yang

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

Ming Chen Hsu


Calvin Tsao

Prominent Contemporary Architect

Clarence Kwan

Financial advisor and management specialist

Lanhee Chen

Policy expert, Stanford University

Gordon H. Chang

Critically acclaimed author and historian

Guoqing Chen

Philanthropic leader and Co-founder HNA airlines

William W. Shaw


Peter Liu

Pioneer and venture capitalist

Shirley Young

President of U.S.-China Cultural Institute


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Ida Liu discusses her work at Citi Private Bank

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Summary: The joint study by the University of Arizona and Committee of 100 was cited in this story to show scientists of Chinese ancestry working in the U.S. fear of surveillance by the government and why ending the China Initiative is vital to U.S. security

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January 04, 2022 | Brennan Center for Justice

Summary: The joint survey research by Committee of 100 and the University of Arizona was cited in this story to show scientists of Chinese ancestry working in the U.S. fear of surveillance by the government and why ending the China Initiative is vital to U.S. security. 

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January 03, 2022 | Just Security

Summary: The joint research by Committee of 100 and the University of Arizona was cited in this story of Asian American groups’ call to persuade lawmakers to end the controversial China Initiative.

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December 29, 2021 | NBC News

Summary: The joint survey research by the University of Arizona and Committee of 100 was mentioned as in which half of Chinese and Chinese American scientists at American research universities said they felt considerable fear or anxiety that they were being surveilled by the U.S. government. 

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December 27, 2021 | The Chronicle of Higher Education

Summary: The joint research between Committee of 100 and the University of Arizona was mentioned via a data point in this feature story .

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December 18, 2021 | The Atlantic

Summary: A coalition of Congressional lawmakers aiming to dismantle the China Initiative which is unfairly targeting those of Asian or Chinese descent, is led by California Democrat Rep. Ted Lieu who is working with Committee of 100, a Chinese-American leadership organization to raise public awareness about the program

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December 15, 2021 | The Washington Times



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