Film Screening, Live Music & Reception in Honor of Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Wednesday, May 25, 2022 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 

A Thousand Pebbles on the Ground, a short film by Japanese Filmmaker Toko Shiiki Synopsis: Roger is a medical lab technician near Philadelphia working on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic; he is Chinese-American and facing rising anti-Asian sentiment. He’s grieving the loss of his father, but he loves to perform and make people laugh.

Q&A with Ms. Shiiki will follow the screening (running time: approximately 25 minutes).

The event will also feature live music by Erik Santos (musician, composer, and Associate Professor of Composition and Performing Arts Technology at the University of Michigan), sharing his father, Rosendo Santos’ music and personal story of moving to the US from the Philippines.  At age 11, Rosendo Santos started composing band marches, instrumental and vocal scores, and Catholic masses. He was later named a UNESCO scholar and received the Composer of the Year Award. In Manila, he was Composer of the Year in 1956 and 1957 and won 12 prizes consecutively in composition contests. Most recently, he received the title of “The Philippine Composer of the Century.”

Registration includes light appetizers from Mei Japanese Restaurant and two drink tickets. (Beverage Sponsor: Asahi Super Dry).

AANHPI Town Hall – Youth Leadership Workshop

Tuesday, May 24, 2022 from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
at West Chester Township Administrative Building 

Join AANHPI community leader Lee Wong for a town hall meeting in West Chester and learn about his leadership skills as the township’s trustee for the 5th consecutive term.

Lee Wong is Chair of West Chester Township Board of Trustee in his fifth term as a township trustee. Lee has a Master of Science degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Cincinnati and is now retired from the United States Army after 20 years of active duty service having served as a Special Agent for the Criminal Investigation Division.

West Chester Township has been recognized six times in the Top 100 Best Places to Live by CNN/Money Magazine, five times since Mr. Wong took office. He assigns small government as a significant contribution to our success, keeping the community “lean and mean” with relatively low community taxes.  Mr. Wong is for little bureaucracy with limited regulations, and a more personal relationship between local government and the community. Due to the fiscal responsibility of the current Board of Trustees, West Chester Township acquired the highest bond rating in Butler County’s history, granted by Moody’s of New York. This rating results in lower interest rates on the money  West Chester must borrow to achieve its goals.

Mr. Wong’s priorities as a Trustee include: First, public safety, security, roads and walking/biking trails. He wants to attract businesses to the area and have residents enjoy a greater quality of life.  Mr. Wong places significant value on creating a local government that embraces all residents and corporate citizens, and in providing services that allow our citizens to prosper and opportunities to enhance and enjoy their lives. Mr. Wong believes West Chester is a great place to live because of the diversity of its population, making this a vibrant and exciting place to live and work.

Culture Awareness Workshop

Tuesday, May 10, 2022 from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM (online)


We celebrate the Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month by offering a complementary preview of our cultural awareness workshops. Join us for a preview of the education series presented by Midwest USA Chinese Chamber of Commerce. Today’s topic is: Taoism & Tai Chi, – An Evolution of Philosophy to Self Defense Combat Skills. In this session, we will take a look at how a philosophy originated in ancient China became the founding principles of self defense.techniques.

China Town Hall

Join us for an important China Town Hall with Fareed Zakaria, with special guest moderator Kenneth Jarrett, former president of AmCham Shanghai.

福利|议事厅:特邀CNN著名记者、时事评论家、节目主持人、作家法里德扎卡利亚与会员线上交流

October 19, China Town Hall Agenda:

  • 6:45pm-7:00pm EDT, Pre-event warm up and networking
  • 7:00pm-8:00pm EDT, China Town Hall by Fareed Zakaria
  • 8:00pm-9:00pm EDT, China Business Briefing by Kenneth Jarrett, Q&A

Kenneth Jarrett is a Senior Advisor at ASG, where he draws on decades of business and diplomatic experience in China and across East Asia to provide perspective and advice to businesses, investors, and other organizations with interest in the region.

Most recently, Mr. Jarrett spent five years as President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai. Under his leadership, the Chamber helped hundreds of companies establish and grow their networks in China and navigate operational and regulatory challenges.

Previously, Mr. Jarrett was a distinguished diplomat whose positions included service as Consul General in Shanghai, and as Deputy Consul General in Hong Kong. His 26-year foreign service career also included postings in Beijing, Chengdu, and Singapore. His government roles in Washington, D.C, included serving as Director of Asian Affairs at the White House National Security Council. Following his government service, Mr. Jarrett served as Chairman of Greater China for APCO Worldwide.

Mr. Jarrett is a frequent commentator on the business environment in China, and he has been quoted in outlets including Bloomberg, the Economist, the Financial Times, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal, among others.

He is the recipient of the Magnolia Award (Silver) from the Shanghai government and is a member of the National Committee for U.S.-China Relations.

Mr. Jarrett earned an M.A. in East Asian Studies from Yale University and an M.A. in National Security Studies from the National War College. He received a B.A. in History from Cornell University. He speaks Mandarin Chinese.

He is based in Shanghai, China.

About ASG: Albright Stonebridge Group (ASG) is the premier global strategy and commercial diplomacy firm that helps clients understand and successfully navigate the intersection of public, private, and social sectors in international markets. ASG’s worldwide team has served clients in more than 120 countries. Learn more at www.albrightstonebridge.com.

 


商会即将举办中国议事厅,由著名时事评论家、CNN国际时事栏目制片人兼主持人主持。还有特邀嘉宾上海美商会资深专家为商会会员做解答并互动。敬请留意后续公告登记注册免费参加讨论互动。

法里德·扎卡利亚是美国著名印度裔记者、时事评论家和作家,他现在是《时代杂志》主编、CNN人气时事评论节目《法里德·扎卡利亚的环球公共广场》的制片人及主持人。他的节目和文章,多以分析和评论世界各国的经济、政治局势而闻名。
此次线上议事厅活动得到了上海美商会的大力支持。奥尔布赖特石桥集团高级顾问Kenneth Jerret(李瑞达)将在线上为会员做解答国际局势对中美经贸关系的影响与走向,并与会员就议事厅主题进行互动交流。

奥尔布赖特石桥集团顾名思义就是美国前国务卿奥尔布赖特成立的顾问公司。该公司为跨国公司、金融机构、行业协会和非营利组织提供咨询服务。助理秘书长由前美国国务卿马德琳·奥尔布赖特担任主席。助理秘书长由180名国家和部门专家组成,其中包括20多名前大使和部长。

该公司的高级战略顾问包括西班牙前外交部长安娜·帕拉西奥、德国前外交部长约施卡·费舍尔和葡萄牙前外交部长兼共和国议会议长贾梅·伽马。
该公司的高级顾问包括瑞典前财政部长P r Nuder,克林顿总统领导下的前环境保护局局长Carol Browner;海外私人投资公司前总裁兼首席执行官Elizabeth Littlefield。
ASG隶属于2005年成立的新兴市场投资公司奥尔布赖特资本管理公司(AlbritCapitalManagement)。
Kenneth Jarrett是ASG的高级顾问,他在那里借鉴了中国和整个东亚数十年的商业和外交经验,为在该地区感兴趣的企业、投资者和其他组织提供观点和建议。
早前,李瑞达先生在上海担任上海美商会主席五年。在他的领导下,商会帮助数百家公司在中国建立和发展网络,并应对运营和监管方面的挑战。
李瑞达先生以前是一位杰出的外交官,其职务包括担任驻上海总领事和驻香港副总领事。他26年的外交生涯还包括在北京、成都和新加坡的工作.他在华盛顿特区的政府职务包括担任白宫国家安全委员会的亚洲事务主任。在政府服务之后,Jarrett先生担任了APCO全球公司的大中华区主席。
李瑞达经常评论中国的商业环境,在彭博、“经济学人”、“金融时报”、“洛杉矶时报”、“纽约时报”和“华尔街日报”等媒体上都引用过他的话。
他是上海政府颁发的木兰奖(银奖)的获得者,也是美中关系全国委员会的成员。
Jarrett先生在耶鲁大学获得东亚研究硕士学位,在国家战争学院获得国家安全研究硕士学位。他在康奈尔大学获得历史学学士学位。他会说普通话。他目前居住在中国上海。

本次活动会员免费参加。请留意商会公告或联系商会负责人。

China Town Hall with Fareed Zakaria

Join us for an important China Town Hall with Fareed Zakaria, with special guest moderator Kenneth Jarrett, former president of AmCham Shanghai.

福利|议事厅:特邀CNN著名记者、时事评论家、节目主持人、作家法里德扎卡利亚与会员线上交流

October 19, China Town Hall Agenda:

  • 6:45pm-7:00pm EDT, Pre-event warm up and networking
  • 7:00pm-8:00pm EDT, China Town Hall by Fareed Zakaria
  • 8:00pm-9:00pm EDT, China Business Briefing by Kenneth Jarrett, Q&A

Kenneth Jarrett is a Senior Advisor at ASG, where he draws on decades of business and diplomatic experience in China and across East Asia to provide perspective and advice to businesses, investors, and other organizations with interest in the region.

Most recently, Mr. Jarrett spent five years as President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai. Under his leadership, the Chamber helped hundreds of companies establish and grow their networks in China and navigate operational and regulatory challenges.

Previously, Mr. Jarrett was a distinguished diplomat whose positions included service as Consul General in Shanghai, and as Deputy Consul General in Hong Kong. His 26-year foreign service career also included postings in Beijing, Chengdu, and Singapore. His government roles in Washington, D.C, included serving as Director of Asian Affairs at the White House National Security Council. Following his government service, Mr. Jarrett served as Chairman of Greater China for APCO Worldwide.

Mr. Jarrett is a frequent commentator on the business environment in China, and he has been quoted in outlets including Bloomberg, the Economist, the Financial Times, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, and the Wall Street Journal, among others.

He is the recipient of the Magnolia Award (Silver) from the Shanghai government and is a member of the National Committee for U.S.-China Relations.

Mr. Jarrett earned an M.A. in East Asian Studies from Yale University and an M.A. in National Security Studies from the National War College. He received a B.A. in History from Cornell University. He speaks Mandarin Chinese.

He is based in Shanghai, China.

About ASG: Albright Stonebridge Group (ASG) is the premier global strategy and commercial diplomacy firm that helps clients understand and successfully navigate the intersection of public, private, and social sectors in international markets. ASG’s worldwide team has served clients in more than 120 countries. Learn more at www.albrightstonebridge.com.

Registration


商会即将举办中国议事厅,由著名时事评论家、CNN国际时事栏目制片人兼主持人主持。还有特邀嘉宾上海美商会资深专家为商会会员做解答并互动。敬请留意后续公告登记注册免费参加讨论互动。

法里德·扎卡利亚是美国著名印度裔记者、时事评论家和作家,他现在是《时代杂志》主编、CNN人气时事评论节目《法里德·扎卡利亚的环球公共广场》的制片人及主持人。他的节目和文章,多以分析和评论世界各国的经济、政治局势而闻名。
此次线上议事厅活动得到了上海美商会的大力支持。奥尔布赖特石桥集团高级顾问Kenneth Jerret(李瑞达)将在线上为会员做解答国际局势对中美经贸关系的影响与走向,并与会员就议事厅主题进行互动交流。

奥尔布赖特石桥集团顾名思义就是美国前国务卿奥尔布赖特成立的顾问公司。该公司为跨国公司、金融机构、行业协会和非营利组织提供咨询服务。助理秘书长由前美国国务卿马德琳·奥尔布赖特担任主席。助理秘书长由180名国家和部门专家组成,其中包括20多名前大使和部长。

该公司的高级战略顾问包括西班牙前外交部长安娜·帕拉西奥、德国前外交部长约施卡·费舍尔和葡萄牙前外交部长兼共和国议会议长贾梅·伽马。
该公司的高级顾问包括瑞典前财政部长P r Nuder,克林顿总统领导下的前环境保护局局长Carol Browner;海外私人投资公司前总裁兼首席执行官Elizabeth Littlefield。
ASG隶属于2005年成立的新兴市场投资公司奥尔布赖特资本管理公司(AlbritCapitalManagement)。
Kenneth Jarrett是ASG的高级顾问,他在那里借鉴了中国和整个东亚数十年的商业和外交经验,为在该地区感兴趣的企业、投资者和其他组织提供观点和建议。
早前,李瑞达先生在上海担任上海美商会主席五年。在他的领导下,商会帮助数百家公司在中国建立和发展网络,并应对运营和监管方面的挑战。
李瑞达先生以前是一位杰出的外交官,其职务包括担任驻上海总领事和驻香港副总领事。他26年的外交生涯还包括在北京、成都和新加坡的工作.他在华盛顿特区的政府职务包括担任白宫国家安全委员会的亚洲事务主任。在政府服务之后,Jarrett先生担任了APCO全球公司的大中华区主席。
李瑞达经常评论中国的商业环境,在彭博、“经济学人”、“金融时报”、“洛杉矶时报”、“纽约时报”和“华尔街日报”等媒体上都引用过他的话。
他是上海政府颁发的木兰奖(银奖)的获得者,也是美中关系全国委员会的成员。
Jarrett先生在耶鲁大学获得东亚研究硕士学位,在国家战争学院获得国家安全研究硕士学位。他在康奈尔大学获得历史学学士学位。他会说普通话。他目前居住在中国上海。

本次活动会员免费参加。请留意商会公告或联系商会负责人。

Registration