Extraordinary Chinese Americans

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

Partner at Asia's largest law firm

Andrea Wong

International president, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Leslie Wong

President, San Francisco State University

Ge Li

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

Chi-Foon Chan

Technology visionary and strategist

Herman Y. Li

Chairman of the C & L Restaurant Group

Lily Lee Chen

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

Richard T. Cheng

Renowned professor of computer science

John S. Chen

Executive Chairman and CEO at BlackBerry

Charles P. Wang

President, Chinese American Cultural & Art Association

Linda Tsao Yang

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

Philip Ma

Biotechnology Executive and Entrepreneur

Gordon H. Chang

Critically acclaimed author and historian

Albert Yu

1941 - 2017

James M. Li

Accomplished business leader in the finance industry

Gary Locke

The first Chinese-American ambassador to China

Stewart Kwoh

Nationally recognized civil rights leader

Carter Tseng

World-class leader in Information and Communication

Yo-Yo Ma

World Famous cellist and philanthropist

Nelson Dong

Leading expert in domestic and international technology and intellectual property

Benjamin Wu

President & CEO of Montgomery County Economic Development Corporation

Richard Lui

NBC / MSNBC News Anchor

Yu (Ben) Meng

Robert Lee

Chairman of the Board, Blue Shield of California

Henry Yang

Chancellor, UC Santa Barbara

Hao Jiang Tian

Internationally-renowned opera singer

Anna Chennault

1925 - 2018

Shao Kuang Ting

Contemporary Artist

Anne Chow

Communications industry leader

Anthony Sun

Industry leader, information technology

Shirley Wang

Chi Wang

President, U.S. China Policy Foundation

Chien Chung (Didi) Pei

Prominent architect

Weili Dai

Pioneer in the semi-conductor industry

Brian Wong

Andrew J.C. Cherng

Entrepreneur and philanthropist

Dun Tan

World-renowned artist, composer, and conductor

Lesley Ma

Ming Hsieh

President and Founder Fulgent Therapeutics / LA Regional Chair

Peter Young

President & Managing Director at Young & Partners

John Young

1920 - 2013

Ta-Lin Hsu

Pioneer, Asian venture capital and private equity

Oscar Tang

Expert on Chinese Culture and Art, noted philanthropist

Dominic Ng

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of East West Bank

Ida Liu

Frank H. Wu

Distinguished Academic

Kung-Lee Wang


Clarence Kwan

Financial advisor and management specialist

Maeley Tom

Trailblazer in Asian American politics

David D. Ho

Innovative AIDs research scientist

Shirley Young

President of U.S.-China Cultural Institute

Janet Yang

Prominent Hollywood producer

Morgan Chu

Distinguished intellectual property and trial lawyer

Ted Wang

Global equities trading and investing veteran

Buck Gee

Expert in tech industry and corporate executive leadership

Peter Liu

Pioneer and venture capitalist

Morris Chang

Father of Taiwan's semiconductor industry

Yuan Yuan Tan

Internationally-renowned ballerina

Anna Mok

Partner, Deloitte & Touche LLP

John Fugh


Lu Li

Founder, Himalaya Capital, humanitarian, and economic advisor

William Wang

Founder, VIZIO

John Chiang

Innovative politician and State Treasurer, California

Michael Fung

Leading management expert

Y.C. Yang


Douglas Hsu

Chairman & CEO of Far Eastern Group

Deborah Liu

Anla Cheng

Founder & CEO, SupChina

Paul C. Lin

Cross-border corporate transaction specialist

Howard Li

International business leader / Greater China Regional Chair

Walter Wang

Accomplished entrepreneur and philanthropist

Chien-Shiung Wu


Derek Chang

Brian A. Sun

Distinguished trial lawyer

Matthew F.C. Miau

Pioneer in Taiwan's high tech industry

J. Michael Chu

Accomplished investment specialist

Eric Zheng

Guoqing Chen

Philanthropic leader and Co-founder HNA airlines

Henry S. Tang

Managing Partner of Carnegie Towers Strategic Investment Advisory

Kenneth Fong

Venture capitalist and entreprenueur / Northern California Regional Chair

Jerry Yang

Co-Founder Yahoo!

Julie Fong

Grammy award winning producer

Norman Liu

Highly regarded business executive

David C. Chang

Distinguished academic and leader in civic engagement

Lulu C. Wang

Money management specialist

Dazong Wang

Business management expert

H. Roger Wang

Real-Estate Entrepreneur

Michael C. Lin

Accomplished biomedical scientist

Ya-Qin Zhang

Former President, Baidu

Lanhee Chen

Policy expert, Stanford University

Leroy Chiao

Trailblazer and former NASA astronaut

Teddy Zee

Hollywood Producer

Gareth Chang

Distinguished aerospace and digital technology executive

Shau-wai Lam

Jeremy Wu

Accomplished public service executive

Robert W. Gee

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

John Sie

Founder of Starz Entertainment Group

Wei Sun Christianson

International business leader

Matt Fong


Iris Chang


Wan Ling Martello

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

Charlie Woo

International Entrepreneur

Cheng Li

Established author and Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

Nancy Yuan

Senior Vice President and Director of the Washington Office

Ming Chen Hsu


Ken Xie

Founder, Chairman, and CEO of Fortinet

Harry Gee, Jr.

Accomplished attorney and humanitarian

Alice Young

Lawyer and Business Advisor

Jackson Tai

Prominent Investment banker and leader in finance industry

Ming Tsai

Chinese-American restauranteur

Wilson Chu

Leader in M&A practice

Ronnie Chan

Eminent leader in philanthropy

Tony Chan

Prominent executive in education and distinguished mathematician

Steve Chen

Internet entrepreneur and co-founder of YouTube

Edmond Pi

Professor Emeritus at USC

Jeffrey Li

Founder and CEO of GL Capital Group

David K. Y. Tang

Accomplished lawyer and partner of a global law firm

Eric S. Yuan

Jenny J. Ming

Retail Entrepreneur and CEO

I.M. Pei


Shu Li

PhD, published author, and ChairmanJ&J Investments

Jay Xu

Director and Pioneer, Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

Richard Y. Lee

Chairman and CEO of Amsino Medical Group

Lip-Bu Tan

Tech Executive and Venture Capitalist

Lawrence B. Low

Chief Legal Officer, Orrick

Pehong Chen

Pioneering e-business leader

Zheng Cao


Yue-Sai Kan

Emmy-Winning TV Producer and Host

Paul C. W. Chu

Accomplished scientist and professor

Debra Wong Yang

Accomplished Lawyer and Partner of a global law firm

X. Rick Niu

New York Regional Chair

Daniel Chao

Corporate and Non-Profit Executive

Albert Chao

Renowned expert in international business and petrochemical industry

Calvin Tsao

Prominent Contemporary Architect

Chiling Tong

Charlie Sie


Cyrus Tang

1930 - 2018

Mei-Mei Tuan

Expert in finance and human capital services

Dennis Wu

Professional CPA expert

David Chu

Venture Entrepreneur and founder of Nautica

Adeline Yen Mah

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

William W. Shaw


Pin Tai

Mei-Wei Cheng

International tech buisness leader

Don Liu

Accomplished Professor of Ophthalmology


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Ida Liu discusses her work at Citi Private Bank

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Summary: A recent study conducted by the University of Arizona and Committee of 100, showed half of scientists of Chinese descent in U.S. feel being surveilled by the government.

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November 28, 2021 | New York Times

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



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