About the Southern California Center
For the past 50 years, Asia Society has been the premier international institution dedicated to promoting understanding among the people, leaders, and institutions of Asia and the United States.
Asia Society promotes programs, events, and other high-value offerings in the worlds of business and economics, politics and international relations, arts and culture through its worldwide branches.
Asia Society's Southern California branch in particular is one of its foremost and fastest-growing. Under the visionary leadership of its Chairman, Donald Tang, it has evolved into a major international institution in its own right, committed to accelerating Southern California's transformation into a global nexus of diversity, innovation, and opportunity, particularly between Asia and the US/West.
Asia Society Southern California is a global institution. Through its rich and extensive offerings, particularly in the arenas of business, entertainment, education, and public policy, ASSC has become the premiere organization committed to transforming Southern California into a global nexus of openness, tolerance, diversity, innovation, and opportunity, particularly between Asia and the US/West, for all of us today and for generations to come.