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

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100K Strong Hires Chief of Staff

February 4, 2016
Dear Friends, We are thrilled to welcome Jason Wynne Hughes as our new Chief of Staff at the 100,000 Strong Foundation. As an education expert and government affairs veteran, Jason will play a critical role managing the foundation’s growing team and serving as the lead coordinator of the 1...

Wanxiang, the University of Chicago, and the Paulson Institute Sign New 100,000 Strong Initiative Agreement

January 26, 2016
Chicago, IL – (Jan. 26, 2016) – Wanxiang America Corporation, the University of Chicago, and the Paulson Institute signed a three-year agreement making the Paulson Institute a partner of the Wanxiang Ambassador Fellows Program, a study abroad program created by Wanxiang and the University of...


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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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