Overseas Students Foundation
warmly celebrates the success of the 30th Committee of 100 30th anniversary
On April 7, the “30th Anniversary Meeting of the Committee of 100” came to a successful conclusion.

The grand gathering themed “America and China: A New Vision” gathered elites from various fields and lasted for 3 days.

The Committee of 100
also known as C100, is a non-profit organization composed of outstanding Chinese Americans. Its members come from business, politics, academia and various art fields. The organization was initiated by the world-renowned architect IM Pei and cellist Yo-Yo Ma. Famous members of the Committee of 100 include architect IM Pei, musician Yo-Yo Ma, former president of the University of California at Berkeley Tian Changlin, the first Chinese-American governor Locke, the first Chinese-American female mayor Chen Liwanruo, epidemic disease research expert He Dayi, Yahoo website Founder Jerry Yang, famous CEO Kai-fu Lee, philanthropist Tang Zhongying, chairman of TSMC Zhang Zhongmou, late Chinese female writer Zhang Chunru and many others. Since its inauguration nearly 30 years ago, the Committee of 100 has pooled the power of its distinguished members and is committed to a dual mission, namely, to promote the participation of Chinese Americans in American social life and to promote the development of mutually beneficial relations between the United States and Greater China.

At the awards dinner, former U.S. Treasury Secretary Lawrence H. Summers, former Australian Prime Minister Rudd, Chinese Consul General in New York Huang Ping, U.S. Congressman Grace Meng, TSMC founder Zhang Zhongmou, and former Australian Prime Minister Rudd attended the meeting and delivered speeches. Supporting the mission of the Committee of 100, many celebrities of Chinese origin in politics, business, culture, and art circles attended the party. The famous cellist Yo-Yo Ma led a performance at the party.

Dinner Speech
From left, Yo-Yo Ma, Deng Zhaoxiang, Yang Xuelan and Tang Liuqian received the Director’s Award
Yo-Yo Ma and members of the China Youth Symphony Orchestra
Ambassador Huang Ping, Consul General of the People’s Republic of China in New York delivered a speech
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma performs live
Maurice Greenberg, a well-known American entrepreneur and winner of the China Reform Friendship Medal, said that he is very optimistic about the future of Sino-US relations, and believes that the two countries should continue to bridge differences and maintain cooperative relations, which will make the whole world safer . Huang Ping, Chinese Consul General in New York, pointed out at the ceremony that China and the United States have many common interests and responsibilities, rely on each other, and resolve differences through dialogue rather than conflict. China’s development will bring more opportunities to the United States, as fully demonstrated by the “Foreign Investment Law” passed during the two sessions.
Mr. Wang Zhaonan, Chairman of the Overseas Students Foundation, also attended the celebration including the dinner, the full-day annual meeting and the Town Hall forum.
At the party, Mr. Wang Zhaonan was invited to the stage to share with the audience the original intention and journey of the Overseas Service Students Foundation.
Founded in 2019, the Overseas Students Foundation is dedicated to the growth of international students.
The purpose is to organize and support public welfare projects for international students; to promote the development of young international students’ leadership; simultaneously continuing to explore the future development and potential of international students, while delivering positive energy.
The foundation will abide by its original intention and strive to promote cultural and educational exchanges between China and the United States. The Overseas Students Service International Students Foundation cooperates closely with the National Committee on US-China Relations, and always strives for long term friendship between China and the United States