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We Went to China

The 100,000 Strong Foundation encourages students of diverse backgrounds from across the country to learn Mandarin and study in China. The Foundation believes that its best ambassadors are the American students who have studied in China and learned about the Chinese culture, language and people first hand. Here is how some of these student ambassadors describe what they gained from their China study abroad experience.

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Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga AMBASSADOR

100K Strong Student Ambassador & School Year Abroad Alum Reflects...


In February 2015, The American Chamber of Commerce in China and 100,000...

Jeffrey Wood


At first I was not nervous about meeting the First Lady. I figured it...

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Announcements on the Occasion of the 6th Annual US-China Consultation on People-to-People Exchange (CPE), June 2015

June 25, 2015
Fact Sheet The 100,000 Strong Foundation has achieved a great deal in the 12 months since the last CPE was held in Beijing in July 2014. Most notably, this past fall, President Barack Obama announced that his goal of seeing 100,000 American youth study in China over the previous four years had not...

Former Basketball Player Yao Ming Headlines US-China Student Summit

June 2, 2015
Former Basketball Player Yao Ming Headlines US-China Student Summit Event Strengthens US-China Ties and Encourages US Study Abroad to China   SHANGHAI & WASHINGTON, DC – June 1, 2015 – The second annual US-China Student Summit was held this weekend, bringing together nearly...


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Supporting the development of the future stewards of U.S.-China relations

June 13, 2014
The American Mandarin Society's documentary of the week, "Chinese on the Train (火车上的中国人)," is about a photographer, Wang Fuchun (王福春), and series of pictures that he took on...

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