From Foundations to Frontiers

Chinese American Contributions to the Fabric of America
Moderator: Prof. Andrea Liu
- | Virtual

A special upcoming presentation and panel discussion for all members of the Penn community will be held virtually on October 19 at 4pm, featuring three members of the Penn faculty and the Committee of 100, a non-profit, non-partisan, leadership organization comprised of Chinese American leaders in business, government, academia, and the arts. For over 30 years, Committee of 100 has served as a leading organization committed to the dual missions of promoting the full participation of Chinese Americans in all aspects of American life and constructive relations between the United States and Greater China.

This virtual event will feature Zhengyu Huang, President of Committee of 100, James Gee (SOM), Andrea Liu (SAS) and Shu Yang (SEAS). 

President Huang will present the findings from Committee of 100’s commissioned research with the Economist Intelligence Unit, called From Foundations to Frontiers: Chinese American Contributions to the Fabric of America.  Built on unique data development, analysis and economic modeling, expert interviews and literature reviews conducted last year, the report examines the multi-faceted Chinese American contributions for and challenges across  U.S. society historically and presently. For more information on this initiative and to read the full report, please visit their website.

The presentation will be followed by an open Q&A panel discussion featuring Zhengyu Huang, James Gee and Shu Yang, moderated by Andrea Liu.