Jul 28, 2022
Person of the Year award from International Leadership Foundation
The International Leadership Foundation and the Coalition of Asian American Business Organizations held the 2022 ILF Leadership and Business conference on July 28, 2022. Dr. James S. C. Chao was awarded the Person of the Year Award. The Honorable Elaine L. Chao accepted the award on behalf of Dr. Chao.
May 15, 2022
Dr. James S. C. Chao and Secretary Elaine Chao Are Grand Marshals of The First Asian Pacific American Heritage Parade in New York City
On Sunday, May 15, 2022, well known and much respected philanthropist Dr. James S. C. Chao, and Secretary Elaine Chao, the first Asian American woman ever appointed to the President’s cabinet are Grand Marshals to lead the first ever Asian Pacific American (APA) Heritage Parade in New York City.
Mar 12, 2022
AACR's Enduring Impact and the Chao Family Foundations' Support
The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR), with over a century of commitment to cancer research, has significantly contributed through public awareness, funding research, and fostering cross-disciplinary collaboration. The Chao Family Foundations enhanced this mission by funding AACR Women in Cancer Research's Career Mentoring Sessions, supporting the professional development of young women in the field.
Apr 13, 2019
Dr. Chao awarded the Distinguished Mentor Award by International Leadership Foundation & New York Young Entrepreneurs Roundtable
The Honorable Elaine L. Chao, and her father, Dr. James S. C. Chao, philanthropist, Founder and Honorary Chairman of Foremost Groups were guest speakers at the International Leadership Foundation and the New York Young Entrepreneur Roundtable annual conference. The theme was “Opportunities and Challenges in the New Environment”.
Oct 31, 2018
Ruth Mulan Chu Chao’s Biography Released in Beijing
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.
Oct 31, 2018
Biography Detailing Mrs. Ruth Mulan Chu Chao’s Life Released in Beijing
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)
Jul 27, 2018
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
Jul 13, 2018
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.
Jun 23, 2018
Massachusetts Maritime Academy to Honor Dr. James Chao with Honorary Degree
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.
Jun 23, 2018
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.
May 26, 2018
China Press Covers Prestigious Lloyd’s List America Awards Gala
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.
May 1, 2018
SUNY Maritime event honoring Foremost Group, Honorary Chairman Dr. James S.C. Chao and Chair and C.E.O. Angela Chao
Dr. James S.C. Chao and Angela Chao will both be honored by SUNY Maritime College at their 2018 Admiral’s Scholarship Dinner. The event will be held on May 1, 2018, at Marina del Rey in Throggs Neck.
Apr 17, 2018
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
Mar 28, 2018
Launching the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Young Ambassadors Program
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 is housed within the Carnegie Tsinghua Center’s Young Ambassadors Program.
Dec 13, 2017
Launch of the Simplified Chinese version of Dr. Chao’s biography “Fearless Against the Wind” in Beijing, China
Book launch of the Simplified Chinese version of Dr. Chao’s biography “Fearless Against the Wind,” event held in Beijing, China on December 13, 2017.
Nov 11, 2017
OCA Westchester & Hudson Valley awarded Dr. Chao with its Dynamic Achiever Award
The OCA Westchester Hudson Valley in New York awarded Dr. James S.C. Chao, Chinese-American merchant mariner, business leader, and philanthropist, the Dynamic Achiever Award.
Sep 21, 2017
Massachusetts Maritime Academy awarded Dr. Chao with its Inaugural Admiral's Distinguished Service Award
Massachusetts Maritime Academy awarded Dr. Chao with its Inaugural Admiral's Distinguished Service Award at Mass Maritime Academy’s Annual Gala Dinner. He was also introduced as Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s 2017 Maritime Person of the Year.
Jul 17, 2017
Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Foundation Joins Forces with Carnegie-Tsinghua
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.