Eisenhower Fellowship’s Inauguration with General Colin Powell, Secretary Henry Kissinger and Governor Christine Todd Whitman.
Born near Berkeley, California to Chinese American parents, Cynthia embraces the values of creating understanding within the global community and seeks compelling stories around the world. For the past 25 years, she’s emceed more than 150 functions for advocacy and civil rights organizations all over the US. Here is just a partial list.
Eisenhower Fellowship’s Latin America Leader’s Women’s Conference
The National Convention for the National Asian American Bar Association (www.napaba.org)
The Committee of 100 (www.committee100.org), one of the top Chinese American organizations in the US. Featuring Secretary Gary Locke, IM Pei, Jerry Yang, Lily Lee, Playwright David Henry Hwang
I've emceed their National Conventions in New York City with Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, Morgan Stanley Chairman/CEO John Mack, Actress Lucy Liu, Philanthropist Walter Wang and in Washington, DC with Honorable Zbigniew Brzezinski, Dr. Henry Kissinger, Michael Bloomberg.
JUSTICE AND PEACE
The National Conventions for the Organization of Chinese Americans (www.ocanational.org) in San Francisco, Washington DC and Philadelphia
Pennsylvania Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Panelist; Hate Speech and Racial Slurs
The National Foundation for Teaching Entrepreneurship (www.nfte.com), Philadelphia Gala; Teaching inner-city students the skills of entrepreneurship
Hua Yuan Science and Technology Association (www.hysta.org), a Silicon Valley China/US venture capital and investment organization
LIVING IN AMERICA
Other honors include being named a "Broadcast Pioneer" and featured in a permanent exhibit at the Chinese Historical Society of America; also featured in a 2007 exhibit on the history of Miss Chinatown USA; "Member of the Year" by the Chinese American Council; and "Honoree of the Year" by the Chinese Bar Association. She also sat on the Advisory Board of Stanford University's "Grade the News”, a media and ethics watchdog group and was a Board Member for the YMCA’s “Youth and Government” program, a model legislature program for high school students.