Annual Donors

Friends of Asia Society

Asia Society Texas Center thanks its Patrons for their generous support of programs, operations, and events between July 1, 2016 and June 30, 2017.

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Contributors of $50,000 or more in a twelve-month period.

Chinhui Juhn and Edward Allen
Nancy C. Allen
Bank of America
Muffet Blake
The Brown Foundation, Inc.

Exxon Mobil Corporation
Mikki Hebl and David Harvey
Houston Arts Alliance
Houston Endowment Inc.
Vinson & Elkins LLP
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Chowdary Yalamanchili

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Contributors of $25,000 to $49,999 in a twelve-month period.

Sushila and Durga Agrawal
American First National Bank
Anchorage Foundation of Texas
Shaista Khan and Shahzad Bashir
BP America, Inc.
Leslie and Brad Bucher
Anne and Albert Chao
East West Bank
Greater Houston Community Foundation
Hines Corporation

Hearst Foundations
Houston Arts Alliance
Houston Endowment Inc.
The Marie and Vijay P.
     Goradia Charitable Foundation
Nidhika and Pershant Mehta
Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas)
Rockefeller Foundation
Ellen R. Gritz and Mickey Rosenau
United Airlines

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Contributors of $10,000 to $24,999 in a twelve-month period.


The Aga Khan Council
     for the Southwestern U.S.
Shonali and Rakesh Agrawal
Amplified Solutions
Arya Samaj Greater Houston
Asia Chemical Corporation
Baker Hughes Incorporated
Shaista Khan and Shahzad Bashir
Blue Sky Surveying & Mapping
Brask, Inc.
Karen Chang
Citi Private Bank
Citigroup, Inc.
The Clayton Fund
Crown Castle
Daikin U.S. Corporation
Foster LLP
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
George and Mary Josephine
     Hamman Foundation
Kathy and Glen Gondo
Kathy and Marty Goossen
Jordan Foster Construction
Mitchell Julis
Mandy and William Kao
Kuraray America Inc
Anu and Shirish Lal
Teresa and Jeffrey Lee

Phuong and George Levan
Marek Family Foundation
Nalini and Virendra Mathur
Miller Outdoor Theatre
New England Foundation for the Arts
New Era Life Insurance Companies
Khanh P. Nguyen
NRG Energy
Petrello Family Foundation
Sylvia and Gordon Quan
Rice University
The Robert and Janice 
     McNair Foundation
Rochelle & Max Levit Family Foundation
Louisa S. Sarofim
Susan Sarofim
Chang Si Fen
Sidley Austin, LLP
Sue and Randy Sim
Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann
Miwa Sakashita and Dr. John Stroehlein
Texas Commission on the Arts
Nanako and Dale Tingleaf
Vega Energy Partners
Westmont Hospitality Group
Wortham Foundation
Lynn S. Wyatt
Jason Yoo

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Contributors of $5,000 to $9,999 in a twelve-month period.

Anil Aggarwal
Amergy Bank
Andrews Kurth, L.L.P.
Gina and Devinder Bhatia
Leeshan and James Birney
Bracewell LLP
Alice and Matthew Brams
Maggie and Bruce Campbell
Donna F. Cole
Ann and James Cuclis
Rania and Jamal Daniel
Enterprise Products Partners L.P.
Lily and Charles Foster
Franci Neely Foundation
Sarojini and Subhash Gupta
Ajay Gupta
HEB Grocery Company LP
Michelle and Hector Herrera
JGC (Gulf Coast), LLC

Brigitte and Bashar Kalai
Karat 22 Jewelers
Harriet and Truett Latimer
Leslie & Shannon Sasser Family Fund
Raj and Jugal Malani
Sultana and Moez Mangalji
Gloria Minnick
Irina and Mark Shinder
Strake Foundation
Dorothy Carsey Sumner
Y. Ping Sun and David Leebron
Texas Capital Bank
Tiffany and Co.
Westlake Chemical Corporation
Margarida and Penn Williamson
Shanti and George Willy

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Contributors of $2,500 to $4,999 in a twelve-month period.

Sesh and Prabha Bala
BNY Mellon Corporate Trust
Deborah Byers
Cameron Management
Diane and Michael Cannon
Tripp Carter
Holland and Jereann H. Chaney
Monjula and Ravi Chidambaram
Donna and Philip Dingle
Mary and Carl Fischer
Jo and James Furr
Group 1 Automotive
Nancy Pollok Guinee
Harry Winston
Becky Hollands
The Humphreys Foundation
Hyosung Holdings USA, Inc.
Indo-American Chamber of
     Commerce of Greater Houston
Jerry and Nanette Finger Foundation
Jewelry Mart
Leah Barton and David Kim
Leela and Natesan Krishnamurthy
Shirley Kwan
L. Charles Landgraf
Stephen Landry
Manmeet and Prithvipal Likhari

Lotte Group
MasterWord Services, Inc.
Amrita and Prasad Menon
Fannie and Peter Morris
The Oshman Foundation
Shaila and Sumant Patel
Carolyn and James Robertson
Nathalie and Charles Roff
Akemi and Yasuhiko Saitoh
Anne Schlumberger
Select Jewelers
Duckgi and Timothy Seo
Shell Oil Company
Silver Eagle Distributors
Jenny and Steven Spancake
Diana Sun
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office
Jiro Takashima
Thompson San Antonio 
     Investors, LP (Houston EB5)
Anne G. Trammell
University of Houston
Vinodini and Arun Verma
Marian and Harry Tindall
Ann G. Trammell
Vinodini and Arun Verma
Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff
Bebe Woolley and Dan Gorski

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Contributors of $1,000 to $2,499 in in a twelve-month period.

Farida Abjani
Air Canada
The Alkek and Williams Foundation
All Nippon Airways Co., Ltd.
Nancy Almodovar
Alfred Anderson
Rekha Muddaraj and Neil Badlani
K. and Rama Balasubramanian
Jeffery O. Beauchamp
Marie Bosarge
Margaret P. Breen
Divya and Chris Brown
Harry Bushong
Nancy and Clint Carlson
Pierre Chevray
City Kitchen
Consulate General of India
Consulate General of the 
     People's Republic of China
Joan and Brad Corson
Molly and James Crownover
Lorraine and Alexander Dell
Susie and Joseph Dilg
William E. Doyle
Shaobo Du
Edward and Ellen Randall Foundation
Iman Farrior
The Garden Club of Houston
Betty and Kim Gee
George R. Willy, P.C.
Clare A. Glassell
Golden Bank, N.A.
Marie and Vijay Goradia
James H. Greer
Heimbinder Family Foundation
Carrie Horne
Hotel Alessandra
Laura and Thomas Hsu
Huaxing Arts Group Houston
Mary Hunt
Bela and Arand Jain
The Japan Foundation
JD Joyce Investment Management Group
C. Hastings Johnson
Saleha and Basheer Khumawala
Sippi and Ajay Khurana
Malini and Suresh Kumar

Kuu Restaurant
Rekha Lakshmanan and Huan Le
Gin Ru Lee
Sabria and Kevin Lewis
Gina Li
Susan and Ted Louie
Ravi Mani
Alexandra Marshall
Anne C. and John Mendelsohn
Mike Calvert Toyota
Madhu and Naresh Mittal
Ashoke Nath
Occidental Petroleum
Pete Olson
Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects, Inc
Davana and David Petree
Megan and Jarrod Raines
Andrea and Christopher Richardson
Regina J. Rogers
The RR Family Foundation
San Jacinto College District
The Shoreland Foundation
The Simmons Foundation
Leigh and Reginald Smith
Ishwaria and Vivek Subbiah
Anuradha and Kohur Subramanian
The Taiwanese Heritage
     Society of Houston
Masayoshi Takashima
Marcy E. Taub Wessel
Marian and Harry Tindall
Lucie W. Todd
Robert Todd
Total Home Care, Inc.
Janae and Kenneth Tsai
US Global Fuels
Vaughan Family Enterprises
Starlee Sykes and Al Vickers
Mary and Roger Wallace
Andrea and Bill White
William White
Welcome Wilson
Cyvia and Melvyn Wolff
Cybele Woon and Jason Pickel
Kei-Mu Yi
Priscilla Zhu
Ziegler Cooper Architects

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Grand Patrons

Contributors of $500 to $999 in a twelve month-period.

Susan and Koh Annoura
Beverly and Daniel Arnold
Susan Baker
Prabhath Boya
Kristy and Chris Bradshaw
Peter H. Brown
Patanjal Chaudhury
ExxonMobil Foundation
David Ford
Michael Harling
Nancy and Theodore Haywood
Judith and George Hrdlicka
The James and Molly Crownover
     Family Foundation
Meenakshi and Sam Kannappan
Kata Robata
Ann and Tom Kelsey
Kirti Jewelers
Lily and Hamid Kooros
Levan Group
Colleen F. Morimoto

Jorge Muno
Nguyen & Chen, LLP
Becky and Ralph O'Connor
Parra Design Group
Tejendraprasad P. Patel
Syamal K. Poddar
Rita Santamaria
Sari Sapne
Jacqueline and Richard Schmeal
Smith Graham & Co. Investment
The Society of International Railway Travelers
Rhonda and Donald Sweeney
Anju Syal
Charolette and Frank Tieh
Phoebe and Robert Tudor
Madelyn and Andrew von Eschenbach
W.S. Bellows Construction Corporation
The Weingarten Schnitzer Foundation, Inc
Wallace S. Wilson
Zeidman Family Philanthropic Fund
Huda Zoghbi

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Contributors of $250 to $499 in a twelve-month period.

Anna and Thomas Au
Marjorie and Arthur Beaudet
Aku and Winnie Bedi
Laurie and Milton Boniuk
Divya and Chris Brown
Kiana Caleb and Troy Sullivan
Gigi Do and Edward Hegstrom
Prabha and Ashok Garg
Sonia Garza-Monarchi and Michael Monarchi
Harishanker Gupta
Meredith Iler
Olive M. Jenney
SreyReath Kuy
Victoria and Marshal Lightman
Alan N. Livingston
Lone Star College
Martiel Luther

Asha and Anu Mahendra
Sushila Mathew
Jean and Henry May
Maria and David Perez
Phillips 66
Leonor and Eric Ratliff
William Rodrigues
Bryan Scrivner
Leigh and Reginald Smith
Isabel Song
Christina Staib and Dean Gronnerud
Jenni R. Stephenson
Eleanor and Jon Totz
Margie Wedemeyer
Jim Wiggins
Rachel Winer
Winstead PC

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