Visionaries of Giving: Transformative Philanthropy
On May 4, 2017, Asia Society Northern California (ASNC) will hold its 14th Annual Dinner at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in San Francisco. The Annual Dinner is ASNC’s most prestigious event of the year, attended by over 400 leaders in business, tech, civic affairs, academia, philanthropy, the diplomatic corps, and media. It features some of the world’s foremost leaders in U.S. and Asian affairs. This year, ASNC explores the power of philanthropy to advance human opportunity around the world. This year’s honorees demonstrate that innovation is everywhere. ASNC will present Visionaries of Giving Awards to individuals who have advanced opportunity worldwide through their philanthropic work.
Asia Society Northern California will honor Chong-Moon Lee, Founder & Managing Partner, Ambex Venture Partners; Richard C. Blum, Founder & Chairman, Blum Capital Partners; Gideon Yu, Chairman and CEO, Bowers & Wilkins; and the Draper Family (William H. Draper III, Tim Draper, Jesse Draper, Adam Draper, and Billy Draper) of the Draper Richards Kaplan Foundation, BizWorld, and Draper University of Heroes. Sydnie Kohara, media strategist, will serve as Master of Ceremonies. Gamelan Sekar Jaya will perform Balinese gamelan and dance during the event.
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ASNC thanks its generous 2017 Annual Dinner sponsors:
Richard C. Blum & Hon. Dianne Feinstein
David A. Coulter & Susan Weeks
Pamela & C. Richard Kramlich
Reiko & Chong-Moon Lee
Leslie & Mac McQuown
Susy & Jack Wadsworth
Ruth & Kenneth P. Wilcox
Jerry Yang & Akiko Yamazaki
Phyllis & Bill Draper
Buck Gee & Mary Hackenbracht
Naren and Vinita Gupta
Sydnie Kohara & George Laplante
Yitz & Hilda Applbaum
California College of the Arts
Maggie & Rob Cox
Ann & John Doerr
Timothy & Melissa Draper
East West Bank
New Enterprise Associates
Citi Private Bank
Gamelan Sekar Jaya, Photo by Sara Gambina-Belknap 2012
For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Director of Global Corporate Development & Strategic Partnerships, Wendy Soone-Broder ([email protected]), with any questions.