Events

The Asia Group Foundation Launch

April 5, 2016
The 100,000 Strong Foundation has been named a philanthropic partner of The Asia Group Foundation, an effort by The Asia Group (TAG) to support high-impact nonprofit organizations. The TAG Foundation’s launch, held on March 9, 2016, in Washington, DC, brought together more than 400...

September 15, 2015 Policy Institute Leader Conference

September 15, 2015
On September 15, 2015, the 100,000 Strong Foundation convened a distinguished group of policy institute leaders at the George Washington University for a lively armchair conversation about the current state of US-China relations and what we might expect from the September State Visit of Chinese...

June 1, 2015 WorldStrides 100K Strong Student Conference

June 1, 2015
The second annual US-China Student Summit, co-hosted by WorldStrides and the 100,000 Strong Foundation, took place on June 1, 2015 in Shanghai. The summit brought together nearly 300 students from the US and China with a goal of strengthening long-term ties between the two nations. “I am inspired...

May 19, 2015 Spring Reception at UPS Townhouse

May 19, 2015
The 100,000 Strong Foundation Spring Reception on May 19, 2015 featured Allen Blue, Co-founder of Linkedin; Kurt M. Campbell, CEO of The Asia Group; Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO); and Tina Tchen, Chief of Staff to First Lady Michelle Obama, in a fireside chat on the current state of US-China...

February 4, 2015 Ambassador Baucus Reception

February 4, 2015
On February 4, 2015, US Ambassador Max Baucus hosted a reception at his residence in Beijing to celebrate the 100,000 Strong Foundation’s new partnership with the American Chamber of Commerce in China.

November 2014 Student Reunion Conference

January 5, 2015
The 100,000 Strong Foundation, in partnership with The George Washington University’s Confucius Institute and the Education Office of the PRC Embassy, hosted its first ever 100K Strong Student Reunion on November 18-19, 2014. Over 150 100K Strong Foundation Student Ambassadors from around the...

September 2014 Signature Report Launch Event

September 30, 2014
    On September 30th, in partnership with the Asia Society, we released "Strengthening US-China Relations, One Student at a Time--Perspectives from Leaders in the Field". The report surveys the future of the US-China relationship and features a series of essays authored by a...

100k students Project Pengyou Leadership Summit

Grassroots Engagement, Spring 2014

May 20, 2014
100K Strong and Crazy Fresh Chinese drive demand for Mandarin language study by presenting at the Project Pengyou Leadership Summit in Boston, the Hopkins-Nanjing Center Student Invitational in NYC, and Mandarin classrooms in Boston, New York, and DC.

Winter Dinner, March 5, 2014

March 5, 2014
The 100,000 Strong Foundation honored returning Ambassador Gary Locke and Mrs. Mona Locke at a dinner in Washington, DC. Speakers included Former Assistant Secretary of State Kurt Campbell, Student Ambassador Philmon Haile, Chargé d'Affaires Lu Kang, and Ambassador Locke.

100K Strong Foundation Conference

Inaugural Conference, November 21, 2013

November 21, 2013
In conjunction with the fourth annual US-China Consultation on People-to-People Exchange, 100K Strong hosted its inaugural conference at American University. More than 300 leaders in US-China relations and students attended. Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong was the keynote speaker.

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100K Launch Event, Jan. 4, 2013

January 4, 2013
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton, as part of her ongoing commitment to the US-China relationship, announced the creation of the 100,000 Strong Foundation to enhance and expand opportunities for US students to learn Mandarin and study in China.