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, 2017 and December 31, 2017.

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

Sushila and Durga Agrawal
Chinhui Juhn and Edward Allen
Nancy C. Allen
American First National Bank
Bank of America
Shaista Khan and Shahzad Bashir
Muffet Blake
BP America, Inc.
The Brown Foundation, Inc.
Leslie and Brad Bucher
Maya Dang
East West Bank
Exxon Mobil Corporation
The Fondren Foundation
Kathy and Glen Gondo
The Marie and Vijay P. Goradia
     Charitable Foundation

Mikki Hebl and David Harvey
Houston Arts Alliance
Huffington Foundation
Mandy and William Kao
Sultana and Moez Mangalji
Nidhika and Pershant Mehta
Mitsubishi Corporation
Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas)
Sylvia and Gordon Quan
Rockefeller Foundation
Nathalie and Charles Roff
Ellen R. Gritz and Mickey Rosenau
Louisa S. Sarofim
Y. Ping Sun and David Leebron
Ting Tsung and Wei Fong Chao Foundation
United Airlines
Vinson & Elkins LLP
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.
Chowdary Yalamanchili

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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
Anchorage Foundation of Texas
Arya Samaj Greater Houston
Asia Chemical Corporation
Baker Hughes Incorporated
Blue Sky Surveying & Mapping
Karen Chang
Anne and Albert Chao
Citi Private Bank
The Clayton Fund
Crown Castle
Daikin North America LLC
Foster LLP
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
Kathy and Marty Goossen
Greater Houston Community Foundation
George and Mary Josephine
     Hamman Foundation
Michelle and Hector Herrera
Jordan Foster Construction
Mitchell Julis
Bonna Kol and James Clifford
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
Khanh P. Nguyen
Petrello Family Foundation
Philadelphia American Life Insurance Company
Rice University
The Robert and Janice McNair Foundation
Rochelle & Max Levit Family Foundation
Susan and Fayez Sarofim
Chang Si Fen
Sidley Austin, LLP
Sue and Randy Sim
Stone Pigman Walther Wittmann
Strake Foundation
Miwa Sakashita and John Stroehlein
Texas Commission on the Arts
Nanako and Dale Tingleaf
Robert Todd
Westmont Hospitality Group
Wortham Foundation
Lynn Wyatt
Jason Yoo

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

Anil Aggarwal
Amegy Bank
Andrews Kurth, L.L.P.
Gina and Devinder Bhatia
James and Leeshan Birney
BNY Mellon Corporate Trust
Bracewell LLP
Alice and Matthew Brams
Brask, Inc.
Maggie and Bruce Campbell
Jereann H. Chaney
Donna F. Cole
Enterprise Products Partners L.P.
Lily and Charles Foster
Franci Neely Foundation
Sarojini and Subhash Gupta
Ajay Gupta
JGC (Gulf Coast), LLC
Brigitte and Bashar Kalai
Karat 22 Jewelers

Harriet and Truett Latimer
Raj and Jugal Malani
Gloria Minnick
Davana Petree
Syamal K. Poddar
Leslie & Shannon Sasser Family Fund
SDB Trade International, LP
Duckgi and Timothy Seo
Irina and Mark Shinder
Leigh and Reginald Smith
Jiro Takashima
Texas Capital Bank
Tiffany and Co.
Westlake Chemical Corporation
Bill and Andrea White
Margarida and Penn Williamson
Shanti and George Willy

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

Air Liquide USA LLC
Prabha and Sesh Bala
Deborah Byers
Diane and Michael Cannon
Tripp Carter
Monjula and Ravi Chidambaram
Rania and Jamal Daniel
Donna and Philip Dingle
Mary Sapp Fischer
Jo and James Furr
Group 1 Automotive
Nancy Pollok Guinee
Harry Winston
Becky Hollands
Laura and Thomas Hsu
Hyosung Holdings USA, Inc.
Indo-American Chamber of
     Commerce of Greater Houston
Jewelry Mart
Leah Barton and David Kim
Leela and Natesan Krishnamurthy
Shirley Kwan

L. Charles Landgraf
Stephen Landry
Gin Ru Lee
Manmeet and Prithvipal Likhari
Lotte Group
Susan and Ted Louie
Amrita and Prasad Menon
Gary Mercer
Fannie and Peter Morris
Nguyen & Chen, LLP
The Oshman Foundation
Shaila and Sumant Patel
Carolyn and Jimmy Robertson
Akemi and Yasuhiko Saitoh
Select Jewelers
Shell Oil Company
Silver Eagle Distributors
Thompson San Antonio Investors, LP
    (Houston EB5)
Ann G. Trammell
University of Houston
Vinodini and Arun Verma

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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 Baker
Prabhath Boya
Peter H. Brown
Harry Bushong
Patanjal Chaudhury
Molly and James Crownover
The James and Molly Crownover Family Foundation
ExxonMobil Foundation
Michael Harling
Nancy and Theodore Haywood
Judith and George Hrdlicka
Olive M. Jenney
JPMorgan Chase Foundation
Meenakshi and Sam Kannappan
Kata Robata
Kirti Jewelers
Lily and Hamid Kooros

Levan Group
MasterWord Services, Inc.
Colleen F. Morimoto
Tejendraprasad P. Patel
Phillips 66
William Rodrigues
Rita Santamaria
Sari Sapne
Smith Graham & Co. Investment
The Society Of International Railway Travelers
Rhonda and Donald Sweeney
Anju Syal
Charlotte and Frank Tieh
Madelyn and Andrew von Eschenbach
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 Poung Au
Marjorie and Arthur Beaudet
Aku and Winnie Bedi
Bettie Cartwright
Gigi Do and Edward Hegstrom
Rajada and Mark Fleming
Prabha and Ashok Garg
Sonia Garza-Monarchi and Michael Monarchi
Harishanker Gupta
Meredith Iler
SreyReath Kuy
Lone Star College

Martiel Luther
Sushila Mathew
Jean and Henry May
Maria and David Perez
Isabel Song
Christina Staib and Dean Gronnerud
Jenni Rebecca Stephenson
Eleanor and Jon Totz
Margie Wedemeyer
Jim Wiggins
Winstead PC

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