Annual Donors and Endowment


Chinhui Juhn and Eddie Allen
Monjula and Ravi Chidambaram
The Ting Tsung and Wei Fong Chao Foundation
Eagle Global Advisors
The Fondren Foundation
Clare A. Glassell
Kathy and Marty Goossen
High Island Health

Freda Zhang and Edgar Hotard
The Huffington Foundation
Bonna Kol and James Clifford
Sabria and Kevin Lewis
Nathalie and Charles Roff
Milton D. Rosenau, Jr. and Dr. Ellen R. Gritz
Y. Ping Sun and David W. Leebron
Seren and Gordon Tang

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

The Aga Khan Council for the Southwestern U.S.
Nancy C. Allen
Shahla and Hushang Ansary
Bank of America
Muffet Blake
The Brown Foundation, Inc.
Leslie and Brad Bucher
David E. Harvey and Mikki Hebl

The Hearst Foundation, Inc.
Houston Arts Alliance
Houston Endowment, Inc.
Mary Lawrence Porter
McKinsey & Company, Inc.
Vinson & Elkins LLP
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A.

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

Sushila and Durga Agrawal
BP America, Inc.
Anne and Albert Chao
The James and Molly Crownover Family Foundation
Exxon Mobil Corporation
Ellen R. Gritz and Mickey Rosenau

Nancy P. Guinee
Chinhui Juhn and Eddie Allen
Sultana and Moez Mangalji
Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas)
Cynthia and Anthony Petrello
Stephanie and Frank Tsuru
Phoebe and Bobby Tudor

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

Anchorage Foundation of Texas
Asia Chemical Corporation
Blue Sky Surveying & Mapping
Cathay Bank Foundation
China Int'l Industry and Commerce
The Clayton Fund
Julie and John Cogan
Consulate General of the People's Republic of China
The Cullen Trust for the Performing Arts
Daikin North America LLC
Rannia and Jamal Daniel
Era Group, Inc.
Vicky and Anthony Estrera
Foster Global LLP
Franci Neely Foundation
The Friedkin Group, Inc.
Gondo Company, Inc.
Kathy and Marty Goossen
Cynthia and Bill Guill
HEB Grocery Company LP
Michelle and Hector Herrera
Kathleen and Maynard Holt
Brigitte and Bashar Kalai
Mandy and William Kao

Monira and Azam Kundi
Sabria and Kevin Lewis
Reinette and Stan Marek
Shazma and Arshad Matin
The Robert and Janice McNair Foundation
Miller Outdoor Theatre
National Endowment for the Arts
New Era Life Insurance Companies
Pioneer Bank
Susmita and Syamal Poddar
Sylvia and Gordon Quan
Isla and T.R. Reckling
Rice University
Nathalie and Charles Roff
Susan and Fayez Sarofim
Schlumberger Limited
Chun Jen and Paul Sheng
Simon Property Group (The Galleria)
Leigh and Reginald Smith
Selma and Mustafa Tameez
Lulu Tan and Hugh Zhang
Texas Commission on the Arts
Michelle and Rishi Varma
White & Case LLP
Wortham Foundation
Joyce and Jason Yoo

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

The Alkek and Williams Foundation
Alliance for Compassion and Tolerance
Monjula and Ravi Chidambaram
Citigroup, Inc.
Malinda and Alan Crain
Diane Lokey Farb
George and Mary Josephine Hamman Foundation
Albert and Ethel Herzstein Charitable Foundation
Carrie Horne
Huaxing Arts Group Houston
Elizabeth Jennings
Jordan Foster Construction
JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.
Patti and Jonathan Kraft
Lanson B. Jones & Co.
Teri and Jeff Lee

Rochelle and Max LEvit
Michelle Liem and David Lee
Mary Hale L. McLean
Chad Michael
Sagar Naik
Aubree and Travis Nichols
Ali and David Pruner
Regions Bank
Leslie and Shannon Sasser FAmily Fund
Strake Foundation
Y. Ping Sun and David W. Leebron
Sahana and Kishore Sundararajan
Texas Children's Hospital
Asha and Farid Virani
Ann Wales
Lori and Don Wallette

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

Michael Allen
Amegy Bank
Anna and Thomas Au
Leah Barton and David Kim
Maya and Alexander Berkovich
Laurie and Milton Boniuk
Maggie and Bruce Campbell
Diane and Michael Cannon
Tripp Carter
Cindy Chan and Henry Lam
China General Chamber of Commerce - Houston
Donna F. Cole
CSL Capital Management
Anne and Charles Duncan
Carl and Mary Fischer
Jo and James Furr
Gilder Foundation
Ludmila Golovine
Melanie Gray and Mark Wawro
Hackett Family Foundation
Houston Methodist
Laura and Thomas Hsu
Huaxing Arts Group Houston
Marc and Duyen Huynh
Hyosung Holdings USA, Inc.
Aneeta and Malick Jamal
Shae Keefe and Mark Jacobs

Leela and Nat Kristhnamurthy
Harriet and Truett Latimer
Gin Ru Lee
Lotte Group
Jennifer and Lingen Lu
Lori and Neil Martin
Laura and D. Bradley McWilliams
Janet and Harvin Moore
Gary Mercer
National Taiwan University Alumni Association
Judy and Scott Nyquist
Susanne and William Pritchard
Regina J. Rogers
Sunila and Randhir Sahni
Duckgi and Timothy Seo
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Jenny and Steven Spancake
Starlee Sykes and Al Vickers
Jiro Takashima
Ann and Robert Taylor
The Oshman Foundation
Nanako and Dale Tingleaf
Van Cleef & Arpels
Ann and Richard Vaughan
Mary and Roger Wallace
Margarida and Penn Williamson
Ann and Mathew D. Wolf
Bebe Woolley
Michele and Robert Yekovich

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

Dorothy and Mickey Ables
ASUnited Marketing Alliance
Avalon Groupu
Joni E. Baird
Prabha and Sesh Bala
Jeffery O. Beauchamp
Suzanne and David Booth
Bracewell LLP
Mary and Michael Bray
Briggs & Veselka Co.
Divya and Chris Brown
Cindy Chan
Jereann H. Chaney
Karen Chang
Lynn Chou and Jett Lin
Donna Collins
Bill Delaney
Annette and John Eldridge
Jenny Elkins
Martha and Richard Finger
Lily and Charles Foster
Rachel and O.H. Frazier
Geraldine Gill
Diana and Russell Hawkins
Heimbinder Family Foundation
Terry Huffington and Ralph Dittman
Indo-American Chamber of Commerce of Greater Houston
Teresa and Jose Ivo
The Japan Foundation
JD Joyce Investment Management Group
Sue Mei and Chih-Jen Kao
The Kayser Foundation
Saleha and Basheer Khumawala

Lily and Hamid Kooros
Shirley Kwan
Connie Kwan-Wong
Sima and Masoud Ladjevardian
Gina Li
Celia and Kan Lin
Susan and Theodore Louie
Silky and Imran Malik
Linda and George McReynolds
Joya Mukherjee
Nguyen & Chen, LLP
Samantha and Jay Norris
Shaila and Sumant Patel
Chris Porter
The Powell Foundation
Jill and Phil Ribbeck
Beth E. Robertson
The RR Family Foundation
Francoise and Symong Shih
Silver Eagle Distributors
Alicia and Lance Smith
Gary Smith
Ishwaria and Vivek Subbiah
Ann G. Trammell
Kenneth and Janae Tsai
Shiroz and Nizar Virani
Denka Wangdi and Family
WE Innovation Group, Inc.
Shanti and George Willy
Cyvia Wolff
Lynn S. Wyatt
Austin Zhao
Beth and Mingda Zhao
Yali Zhou

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Grand Patrons

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

Linda Anderson
Harry Bushong
Cervin Ventures
Joni Chen
Susan and Sanfrod Criner
Shaobu Du
Linda and David Epner
Cynthia and Michael Fowler
Gita Gidwani
RAshmi Gupta
Irwin M. Herz
Georgia Hsieh
Susan and Michael Jhin
Debbie and Frank Jones
Jill and Joseph Karlgaard
Medha and Shashank Karve
Saniah and Hyder Kazimi
Eileen and Kase L. Lawal
Emily Lee
Yu Li
Li Luo
Sameera Mahendru
Sudha and Ravi Mani

Trinidad Mendenhall
Amrita and Prasad Menon
Zeena and Iqbal Mitha
Colleen F. Morimoto
Sunanda and Ashok Nath
Peacock Linder Halt & Mack LLP
H. Russell Pitman
Beverley and James Postl
Natalie Riley and Mike Besecker
Carolyn and Jason Sabat
Raquel Segal
Tzu Fann Shao
David Sprague
Anne and J.T. Symonds
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office
The Puranik Foundation
Mary L. Thorstenberg
Tammy and Guilermo Treviño
Jie and J. Hugh Willey
Welcome Wilson
Nancy Yang
Rini and Edward Ziegler

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

Rick Ankrom
Sanchali Basu
Bridget Bray
Kiana Caleb and Troy Sullivan
Allyson and Stephen Cook
Bina Dara
Meena Datt
Paula M. Dittrick and Philip Montgomery
Tarek Ghalayini
Nancy and Michael Henderek
Hobby Family Foundation
Andrew Hooks
SreyReath Kuy
Anua nd Shirish Lal
Alan N. Livingston
Lone Star College

Karen and Joseph McManus
Sonia and Michael Monarchi
Mihir Mysore
Americo Nonini
William Rodrigues
Melissa Sandefer
Bryan Scrivner
Saurabh Shah
Andrea and Roland Teoh
Charlotte and Frank Tieh
Eleanor and Jon Totz
Betty and Jesse Tutor
Heather and Robert Westendarp
Michele Wood
Susan C. Young

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