Dr. James S. C. Chao Inaugural EPIC Achievement Award Recipient

The EPIC Achievement Award at the Teachers College , Columbia University recognizes individuals who experience the EPIC journey: the recipient exemplifies a willingness to admit and accept failure along the way, to use the information offered by failure to make better decisions, and to embrace innovation in response to their failure. Link to full article http://epic.tc.columbia.edu/awards/

Biography Detailing Mrs. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao’s Life Released in Beijing

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This is a summary of an article published by China Fortune Media Group (CFMG): http://m.cfbond.com/opinionsList/detail/20181102/1000200033136041541153092535033456_1.html Mrs. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao’s biography, Calm Amidst the Storm, was released at an event in Beijing on October 31, 2018 that was covered by cfbond.com, a publication of the China Fortune Media Group (CFMG), which co-hosted the event together with […]

Ruth Mulan Chu Chao’s Biography Released in Beijing

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This is a summary of the video and article that was published by China News Service (CNS): http://www.ecns.cn/video/2018-11-02/detail-ifyzmsck5341775.shtml Foremost Group Founder Dr. James S.C. Chao celebrated the release of the biography of his beloved late wife, Mrs. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao, in Beijing on October 31, 2018. The book tells the story of Mrs. Chao’s […]

Dr. James S. C. Chao was awarded with Honorary Doctorate of Public Administration

At Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s 175th Commencement Exercise held on June, 23rd 2018, Dr. James S. C. Chao was awarded with an Honorary Doctorate of Public Administration. Below is an excerpt from Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s honorary induction: Dr. James S. C. Chao has dedicated his life to the maritime industry and to philanthropy. He is the […]

CNBC’s Lori Ann LaRocco Allows Readers a Unique Look into the World of Shipowners and Financiers in Dynasties of the Sea: The Untold Stories of the Postwar Shipping Pioneers

Dynasties of the Sea: The Untold Stories of the Postwar Shipping Pioneers tells about the great maritime companies, and the fifteen men and women who founded them, that for the past fifty years have not only kept lights on in homes and factories across the world, but have acted as the backbone to global commerce as we […]

Angela Chao featured on IHS Fairplay

Women in shipping – Angela Chao, Chair and CEO, Foremost Group Growing up in a family of seven women, Angela Chao and her five older sisters rarely considered being female a limiting factor for success.  “My parents raised us to be self-sufficient and productive members of society. Our gender was never an issue,” Chao told Fairplay. […]

China Press Covers Prestigious Lloyd’s List America Awards Gala

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This is a summery of an article published on China Press on May 24, 2018 On May 23, Lloyd’s List Americas held its annual Awards Gala to honor excellence in the maritime industry. The Lifetime Achievement Award was given to Dr. James S.C. Chao, Founder and Honorary Chairman of Foremost Group. In bestowing its highest […]

Massachusetts Maritime Academy to Honor Dr. James Chao with Honorary Degree

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Dr. James Chao to Receive Honorary Doctorate of Public Administration The Massachusetts Maritime Academy Board of Trustees will be bestowing an Honorary Doctorate of Public Administration on Dr. James S.C. Chao. The degree will be conferred at the Academy’s commencement exercises, to be held June 23, 2018. This is a very special commencement, as the […]

James S. C. Chao, Founder and Honorary Chairman of Foremost Group, to Receive Honorary Award at Launch of a Center at Columbia Teachers College That Will Study Failure as an Educational Tool to Success

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Dr. James S. C. Chao, Founder and Honorary Chairman of the Foremost Group, a New York-based shipping, trading, and finance enterprise, will receive the first EPIC Innovation Award from Teachers College, Columbia University, in an event marking the opening of EPIC, the Education for Persistence and Innovation Center. Following a private award ceremony on Tuesday, […]

Launching the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Young Ambassadors Program

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Exciting Developments at the Carnegie Tsinghua Center for Global Policy Father and daughter, Dr. James S.C. Chao and Angela Chao, were excited to visit the Carnegie Tsinghua Center for Global Policy to launch the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Young Ambassadors Program last year. Named in honor of Angela’s mother, Ruth Mulan Chu Chao, this initiative […]

The Chao Family Headlines May 18, 2017 Guangzhou Daily

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Guangzhou Daily Shines a Spotlight on Angela Chao The May 18 edition of Guangzhou Daily ran a feature story on Angela Chao and her family. Referring to Angela’s career as one of the few Chinese-American women in shipping, the article presented readers with a special story about the impressive accomplishments of Dr. James S.C. Chao […]

Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Foundation Joins Forces with Carnegie-Tsinghua

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The Carnegie-Tsinghua Young Ambassadors Program The Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Foundation Partners with the Carnegie-Tsinghua Center Ruth Mulan Chu Chao’s passion for building and strengthening the cultural ties between her homeland—China—and her new country—the USA—is well documented. Her children have often spoken of the courage she displayed in coming to a foreign land, as well […]

Fu Jen University – Speech – CFF

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Fu Jen Catholic University New York Alumni Association holds the 2016 annual alumni meeting on Aug 6th in Flushing, New York. Mr. Jiang, president of Fu Jen University, awards the doctorate degree to Dr. James S.C. Chao and an award of outstanding public service achievement to his daughter The Honorable Elaine L. Chao. Dr. James […]

NCTU National Chiao Tung University President Lecture Series – Speech – CFF

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The honorable Elaine L. Chao, U.S. 24th Secretary of Labor and the honorary doctor of the National Chiao Tung University, and her father Dr. James S.C. Chao, the founder of the Foremost Group, arrives NCTU on the 12th October. The honorable Elaine L. Chao gives a speech on “Finding your purpose in life” and by […]

VIPs Come Together at HBS to Dedicate the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center

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The legacy of Ruth Mulan Chu Chao to live on for generations On June 6, 2016, the Harvard Business School (HBS) campus came alive as a large delegation of leaders in academia, government, and the business community joined members of the Chao family to inaugurate the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center—an edifice to stand in […]

Inaugural Asians in America Dinner to Honor Dr. James S.C. Chao

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On March 17, 2016, the US-China Education Trust will host an inaugural ‘Asians in America’ awards dinner in Washington, D.C. The event will be an opportunity to bestow special honors on the award’s first two recipients, Dr. James S.C. Chao, Chairman and Founder of Foremost Group, and Mr. Madhavan Rangaswami, software executive and philanthropist. The […]

Chao Family Honors the Legacy of Mr. Chao Yi-Ren

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Returning Home The Chao family at the institution’s 20th anniversary celebration. Dr. James S.C. Chao and his daughters, The Honorable Elaine L. Chao and Angela Chao, returned to their ancestral land on October 17, 2015 to celebrate the 20thanniversary of  the establishment of Yi-Ren Kindergarten. Yi-Ren kindergarten was named after Mr. Yi-Ren Chao, the late […]

Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Foundation Recognized for Outstanding Achievement in Philanthropy

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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 […]

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, The Honorable Elaine L. Chao, and Deputy Chair of the Foremost Group, Angela Chao—to share their thoughts on […]

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

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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 […]

Angela Chao Discusses Her Journey to the Foremost Group with China Daily

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In a recent interview with China Daily, Angela Chao spoke about her path to Deputy Chair of the Foremost Group. She shared with China Daily reporter Li Jing the influences and side-steps that eventually brought her home to international shipping — a field that had always inspired her. Chao graduated magna cum laude from Harvard […]

Chao Family Honored by Peking Chinese Entrepreneurs Hall of Fame

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An enthusiastic audience of teachers, students and other professionals gathered together recently at Beijing University to honor the Chao family’s long history of accomplishments in business, philanthropy and as role-models for Asian Americans — and to inaugurate the family into the Chinese Entrepreneurs Hall of Fame. The Chao family was represented by Dr. James S.C. […]

Chao Family Foundations and Foremost Group Leader Angela Chao Recognized as Inspirational

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The Enduring Legacy of Mrs. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao to be honored by the International Leadership Foundation The lifelong accomplishments of Dr. James S.C. Chao and his wife, the late Mrs. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao, will be memorialized by the International Leadership Foundation’s (ILF’s) selection of their daughter, Deputy Chair of Foremost Group, Angela Chao, […]

WorldJournal.com Interview With Dr. James S.C. Chao

WorldJournal.com Interview With Dr. James S.C. Chao

WorldJournal.com recently interviewed Dr. James S.C. Chao, founder of the international shipping company, Foremost Group. Dr. Chao shared his insights on building family and business. Here are some excerpts: Dr. Chao, it would be fair to say that you are a rare American-Chinese shipping giant, with abundant political and commercial connections, six educated daughters and […]

Angela Chao Sits Down with World Journal to Discuss Family, Business and Legacy

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In early June, Angela Chao, Deputy Chair of the Foremost Group, sat down with WorldJournal.com to share her insights into her paternal heritage: the strength and legacy of her parents, Dr. James S.C. Chao and Mrs. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao, and how their life principles translated into building the reputation and success of the Foremost Group—the […]

Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center at Harvard Business School Nears Completion

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Complete with a tree and signatures, the final beam was recently hoisted atop the new Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center at Harvard Business School. The spacious Center, funded by a magnanimous gift from Dr. James S.C. Chao and the Chao family, is expected to be completed next year. It will house classrooms, conference rooms, dining […]

First Harvard Campus Building to be Named After a Woman is “Topped Off”

Harvard Business School (HBS) will soon have its first educational building named in honor of a woman, and also the first to be named after a Chinese-American. As featured on the ‘China Daily’ newspaper, the four-story executive hub that is the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center just completed a major milestone in its construction schedule, […]

Zooming in on the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center at Harvard Business School

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In 2012 Dr. James S.C. Chao and Chao family foundations gave Harvard Business School a generous gift, to construct an international executive center and fund a fellowship program that provides financial support for needy students. Two weeks ago, on April 24th, their gift facilitated a major leap forward in the project, as all exterior work […]

Guests Gather at the Harvard Club to Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Foremost Group

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In mid-December 2014, Dr. James Chao and his daughters visited the Harvard Club to celebrate an important anniversary: 50 years of the founding of Foremost Group, a prominent global shipping and transport company founded by Dr. Chao and his late wife. The event was attended by hundreds of guests from the shipping industries of Europe, […]

CCTV covers 30th anniversary of Shanghai Mulan Education Foundation

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CCTV was on hand to witness the 30th anniversary celebrations of the Shanghai Mulan Education Foundation. The gala got underway at Shanghai Maritime University, and some attendees got a sense of déjà vu as they found themselves on the same stage where they had received a Shanghai Mulan Education Foundation scholarship, in some cases decades […]

Foremost Group Celebrates its 50th Year Anniversary

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In 1964, Dr. James S.C. Chao commenced his international shipping business—Foremost Group. Half a century on, on December 19, 2014, at the Harvard Club in New York City, Dr. Chao was joined by his family and an international guest list of the world’s most influential corporate and government officials to celebrate 50 years of contributions […]

ICS Report: Chao Family Talks about Cross-Cultural Bridges at Shanghai Jiaotong University

Chao Family Talks about Cross-Cultural Bridges at Shanghai Jiaotong University

The Chao family spent time on the Shanghai Jiaotong University campus in China’s Minhang district, during their week of festivities marking the 30th anniversary of the Shanghai Mulan Education Foundation. University students, teachers and officials were present for the unveiling of a sculpture of the late Mrs. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao, a long-time supporter of […]

The Shanghai Mulan Education Foundation is celebrating its 30th year anniversary

The Shanghai Mulan Education Foundation is celebrating its 30th year anniversary

The Shanghai Mulan Education Foundation recently celebrated its 30th year anniversary with an enormous reunion of its alumni scholars, as covered by Shanghai’s television channel ICS. The Foundation was established by Angela Chao’s parents and named after her mother, Mrs. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao. Dr. and Mrs. Chao were pioneers in the shipping industry and […]

Ambassador Cui Tiankai in Attendance at Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center Ground-Breaking

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Ambassador Cui Tiankai in Attendance at Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center Ground-Breaking In an article posted on the events portion of the Chinese Embassy’s website, it was announced that Ambassador Cui Tiankai attended the ground-breaking ceremony for the new Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center. The event took place at Harvard Business School, the location of […]

Dean Nitin Nohria speaks at the HBS W50 Summit

Dean Nitin Nohria speaks at the HBS W50 Summit

Harvard Business School Dean Nitin Nohria speaks at the W50 Summit and discusses the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center – the first building named after a woman on Harvard’s campus. April 5th, 2013 (26:14 minutes)

Harvard Business School Opens First Building to Ever Be Named after a Woman

Harvard Business School Opens First Building to Ever Be Named after a Woman

The opening of the first building at Harvard Business School to be named after a woman, The Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center, comes at the time of Harvard’s 50th year anniversary celebration of women being admitted into Harvard. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao is the wife of Dr. James S.C. Chao and mother of their six […]

Angela Chao and Family on the Importance of Education

Angela Chao and Family on the Importance of Education

Leaders come in different shapes and sizes, as well as from different backgrounds. Some leaders start as followers – part of a larger group that works together to achieve a common purpose. This dynamic is perhaps best represented in the college and university setting, where classes and extracurricular activities abound. Harvard Business School embodies this […]

Dr. James S. C. Chao, Elaine Chao and Angela Chao Visited PKU

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[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] On April 10, 2013, Dr. James S.C. Chao, president of Foremost Shipping Co. visited Peking University (PKU), together with his two daughters, The Honorable Elaine L. Chao, and Angela Chao, vice […]

Dr. Chao’s Tribute to His Mother for Mother’s Day 2013

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[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Read Dr. Chao’s Tribute to His Mother for Mother’s Day 2013 on ChinaNews.com. [fusion_button link=”https://www.chinanews.com/hr/2013/05-04/4786489.shtml” color=”default” size=”medium” type=”flat” shape=”pill” target=”_blank” title=”” gradient_colors=”transparent” gradient_hover_colors=”” accent_color=”rgba(000,000,000,.7)” accent_hover_color=”” bevel_color=”” border_width=”0px” shadow=”no” icon=”” icon_divider=”yes” icon_position=”left” […]

Dr. Chao’s Tribute to His Beloved Wife, Mrs. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao

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[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Read Dr. Chao’s Tribute to His Beloved Wife, Mrs. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao on ChinaNews.com. [fusion_button link=”https://www.chinanews.com/hr/2012/12-30/4448653.shtml” color=”default” size=”medium” type=”flat” shape=”pill” target=”_blank” title=”” gradient_colors=”transparent” gradient_hover_colors=”” accent_color=”rgba(000,000,000,.7)” accent_hover_color=”” bevel_color=”” border_width=”0px” shadow=”no” icon=”” […]

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

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Read Dr. James S.C. Chao’s Tribute to His Father for Father’s Day in 2009. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”][/fusion_builder_column][/fusion_builder_row][/fusion_builder_container]

Interview: Dr. James S.C. Chao, Elaine Chao, Angela Chao Speak with Sina.com

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[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] In a 2013 interview, Elaine Chao, Angela Chao and their father, Dr. James S.C. Chao, speak about the American Dream and how their investment in education contributed to the family’s success. […]

Dr. James S.C. Chao, Elaine Chao, Angela Chao Visit Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Memorial

Chao Family Visit Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Memorial

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] The Honorable Elaine L. Chao, sister Angela Chao, Vice Chair of Foremost Group, and father Dr. James S.C. Chao, Chairperson of Foremost Group visited the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Memorial Hall […]

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

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[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] 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). [fusion_button […]

Chao Family Visit SMU and Mulan Maritime Simulation Memorial Center

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[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Dr. James S.C. Chao, Chairman of Foremost Shipping Group, The Honorable Elaine L. Chao, and Angela Chao, Deputy Chair of Foremost visited SMU and the Mulan Maritime Simulation Memorial Center. They […]

The Chao Family Meet Leaders of Shanghai Jiao Tong University

The Chao Family Meet Officials At Shanghai Jiao Tong University

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] The Honorable Elaine L. Chao, sister Angela Chao, Vice Chair of Foremost Group, and father Dr. James S.C. Chao, chairperson of Foremost Group visited the Shanghai Jiao Tong University in April […]

Harvard University and Harvard Business School Receive $40 Million Donation

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[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] From Dr. James S.C. Chao and Chao Family Foundations BOSTON— Harvard University and Harvard Business School have received a $40 million gift from a Dr. James Si-Cheng Chao and Family Foundation. […]

Dr. James S.C. Chao and Angela Chao Visit SMU

Angela Chao - Mulan Marine Simulation Memorial Building at Shanghai Maritime University

On January 5, Dr. James S.C. Chao, Chairman of Foremost Shipping Group, and Miss Angela Chao, Deputy Chair of Foremost visited SMU. Prof. Yu Shicheng, SMU President, Prof. Kong Fancun, SMU Vice President and Director of Shanghai Mulan Education Foundation, gave the guests a warm reception. The guests visited the Mulan Maritime Simulation Memorial Center, […]

The Honorable Elaine L. Chao Visited SJTU

Elaine L. Chao Visited SJTU

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Dr. James S.C. Chao Receives Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. James S.C. Chao Receives Distinguished Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr. James S.C. Chao has led the global shipping industry in incorporating environmentally friendly designs and technology into his company’s new vessels, some of the world’s largest bulk carriers. This award was presented by the Chinese American Academic & Professional Society (CAAPS) on September 16, 2011. See more on https://www.slideshare.net/angela-chao/2011-caps-award-dr-james-sc-chao

Sixty Years of Memories: Remembering My Father, Mr. Yiren Chao

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Father’s Day Sunday, June 21, 2009 Kinmen and Matsu, two islands administered by the government of Taiwan, were often targets of aerial bombings during the Chinese Civil War. Despite the ever present risk of danger this posed, I still chose to work aboard a cargo ship that sailed between my new home and these offshore […]

James S.C. Chao Named 2009 Horatio Alger Award Winner

James S.C. Chao Named 2009 Horatio Alger Award Winner

WASHINGTON, February 2, 2009 – The Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans is pleased to announce that James S.C. Chao will be presented with the 2009 Horatio Alger Award and inducted as a lifetime member of the association for his determination in achieving success despite his humble upbringing. Chao, chairman of Foremost Group in New […]

The Mulan Shipping Simulation Memorial Center

Mulan Maritime Simulation Memorial Center, Shanghai Maritime University

Mulan Shipping Simulation Memorial Center was dedicated on November 8th, 2007, by the donation of Chinese-American Mr. Zhao Xicheng, the chairman of Foremost Group and father of The Honorable Elaine L. Chao

Ordinary Yet Extraordinary – Ruth Mulan Chu Chao’s Story

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With my first breath, I began my life and she became a mother. I am blessed to be her first-born. Over the years, she became the mother of five more daughters. Named Xiaolan, which means “little (Mu) Lan,” in honor of my mother, I am an extension of her, forever linked to her through shared […]