With 300 distinguished guests in attendance, Chinese Cultural
Foundation’s 2017 gala dinner was held at the Yale club to celebrate
the foundation’s 15th anniversary and to announce the Maurice R.
Greenberg Global leadership award.
The award, initiated by the honorary chairman of the Chinese cultural
foundation, American business leader and corporate legend Maurice R.
Greenberg, will be recognizing individuals and organizations that
advocate for China’s integration into the global community.
Chinese cultural foundation also presented awards to three individuals
who made their outstanding contributions to fostering Chinese cultural
and understanding with the world.
The recipients are Peter Salovey, president of Yale University,
Chengyue Jiao, general manager of China Merchants bank in NY, and
Asian American artist Ellen Qiong Zhao Schicktanz,