Surging Waves Symposium to be Held at Harvard on April 30

Boston, April 26, 2016, — Panelists and moderator of the Surging Waves Symposium had a get-acquainted lunch on April 24 at the New Golden Gate restaurant in Boston Chinatown. Esther Lee, president of CABA Boston Lodge greeted Tunney Lee, Beatrice Lee, Lisa Wong, Diana Hwang and other panelists for the Symposium to be held at the Tsai Auditorium of Harvard Fairbanks Center on 1730 Cambridge St. this Saturday.

According to Wilson Lee, panelists will discuss the five waves of Chinese immigrants over the past two centuries and the lasting impact of it. If you are interested in this symposium, please send email to [email protected].

Draft schedule for Surging Waves Symposium on Saturday, April 30, 2016

10:45 – 11:30 am Past and Present – Paving the way for current & future successes

Maggie Jiang, President-Elect of the Chinese Finance Association withover 6,000 members around the world.
Amanda Le, Founder and President National Asian Women Association
Beatrice Lee, Founder of Greater Boston Chinese Culture Association
Tunney Lee, Professor Emeritus MIT, Dean of Urban Studies and Planning
Wing-Kai To, Professor Bridgewater State University, Academic Director Minnock Center for International Engagement

Panel Discussion, Questions and Answers

11:45 – 12:30 pm Future – Chinese American Dreams and Aspirations

Linda Y. Chin, Prominent Attorney, granduncle was Ying Hsing Wen, the first Chinese graduate of West Point.
Also related to Tung Chee-hwa, 1st Chief Executive of Hong Kong and Chairman of Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL)
Leland Cheung, 2 term Cambridge City Council & Candidate for State Senate
Karen Li, Harvard Class of 2018, Houston, Texas
Lisa Wong, 4-term Mayor of Fitchburg, Massachusetts
Diana Hwang, Founder of the Asian-American Women’s PoliticalInitiative (AAWPI) and former candidate for State Senate

Panel Discussion, Questions and Answers
Moderator: Greer Tan Swiston, Former Alderman City of Newton and MIT graduate