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Visionaries of Giving: Transformative Philanthropy

Asia Society Northern California 2017 Annual Dinner
2017 ASNC 14th Annual Dinner

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: 

 

Signature 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  

 

Patron Sponsors

 

Benefactor Sponsors

Crankstart Foundation

Phyllis & Bill Draper

Buck Gee & Mary Hackenbracht 

Naren and Vinita Gupta 

Sydnie Kohara & George Laplante

 

Collector Sponsors

Yitz & Hilda Applbaum

California College of the Arts

Chevron

Maggie & Rob Cox

Dignity Health

Ann & John Doerr

Timothy & Melissa Draper

East West Bank

KPMG

New Enterprise Associates

PG&E

Union Bank

 

Contributors

Citi Private Bank

David Bonderman

HSBC Bank

Matthews Asia

 

Entertainment Partner

Gamelan Sekar Jaya, Photo by Sara Gambina-Belknap 2012

Media Sponsor 

Wine Sponsor

 

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Director of Global Corporate Development & Strategic Partnerships, Wendy Soone-Broder ([email protected]), with any questions.

 

Event Details

Thu 4 May 2017
6:00pm - 9:00pm

Ritz Carlton San Francisco
600 Stockton St, San Francisco, CA 94108

Early Bird (by April 8): $250 - $475; Regular Pricing: $300 - $550