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Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center: HBS’s 1st Female-Named Building, 54 Years After the School’s 1st Female Student

In 2012, Chao family foundations made a generous gift to Harvard Business School (HBS). The funds were primarily to be used to cover construction costs for a new 90,000 square foot executive center on the HBS campus. The gift was made 50 years after the first female student was admitted to study at HBS. Next [...]

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Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Foundation Recognized for Outstanding Achievement in Philanthropy

Chao Family and Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Foundation Receive Outstanding Achievement in Philanthropy Award from the US-China Policy Foundation On November 18, 2015 the US-China Policy Foundation held their annual Gala Dinner, which this year celebrated 20 years of dedication to improving the relationship between the two countries. The Foundation fosters improved understanding and communications [...]

By |November 29th, 2015|Angela Chao, Contributions|Comments Off on Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Foundation Recognized for Outstanding Achievement in Philanthropy

Chao Family Discusses US-China Relations

The Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy hosted a roundtable discussion in October, 2015 on the subject of the importance of East-West cultural and education exchanges. The Center invited three members of the Chao family—Dr. James S.C. Chao, former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao, and Deputy Chairman of the Foremost Group, Angela Chao—to share their thoughts on [...]

By |November 5th, 2015|Angela Chao, Contributions, Dr. James S.C. Chao, Elaine Chao|Comments Off on Chao Family Discusses US-China Relations

Ruth Mulan Chu Chao’s Legacy Lives On In New Chinese Kindergartens

The late Mrs. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao was born in China's Anhui province in 1930. She graduated from secondary school, which at that time was a rarity for Chinese girls. This precious gift of an education was something that she carried with her for her entire life, imparting to her children and to the world [...]

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Dr. James S.C. Chao’s Tribute to His Father for Father’s Day

Read Dr. James S.C. Chao’s Tribute to His Father for Father’s Day in 2009. Dr James S.C. Chao father's tribute

By |May 13th, 2013|Contributions, Dr. James S.C. Chao|0 Comments

The Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Endowed Scholarship Fund Established at Colgate University

Students on Colgate University The scholarship, given to international students, was established in 2010 by Christine J. Chao (Colgate University, class of 1986) and her husband James O. Shaver (Colgate University, class of 1986). Read Full Article

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Harvard University and Harvard Business School Receive $40 Million Donation

Nitin Nohria, Professor, Dean of the Faculty, Harvard Business School, Angela Chao, Deputy Chairman, Foremost Group, May Chao, Elaine L. Chao, U.S. Secretary of Labor 2001-2009, Dr. James Si-Cheng Chao, Chairman, Foremost Group, Christine Chao, Grace Chao, and Drew Faust, President of Harvard University; Lincoln Professor of HistoryPhoto: Susan Young From Dr. James [...]

The 24th U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao Visited SJTU

Shanghai Jiao Tong University News - The 24th U.S. Secretary of Labor, the honorary trustee and honorary doctorate of SJTU, Elaine L. Chao visited SJTU on October 12. SJTU Chairperson Ma Dexiu met the guests. Once arriving at SJTU Minhang Campus, Elaine Chao visited the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Memorial Hall in which exhibited are [...]

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The Mulan Shipping Simulation Memorial Center

Mulan Shipping Simulation Memorial Center was established on June 16, 2007, by the donation of Chinese-American Mr. Zhao Xicheng, the chairman of Foremost Group and father of U.S. Labor Secretary Elaine Chao.