Call for Entries: Submit by Feb 28, 2018!

Calling all U.S. and China video makers age 13-25! Joan Chen and 1990 Institute invite you to capture powerful stories of life in modern China and be eligible to win a part of our $30,000 cash and prizes! Simply interview a mainland Chinese resident, recent PRC expat, or a frequently traveler to the PRC and submit by Jan 31st or Feb 28. Learn more at youthvoices.1990institute.org.

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The 1990 Institute was founded by a San Francisco Bay Area group of prominent academic, business, and community leaders. We are a non-political, 501(c)3 non-profit whose mission is to broaden understanding and build trust between the people of the United States and China through education, philanthropy and collaboration.

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China in the News

Former DCM David Rank on U.S.-China Relations
October 3, 2017

At the 1990 Institute Speaker Series, the former Acting Ambassador to China shares his perspectives and stories…

Trump and Xi Jinping: What lies ahead?
March 23, 2017

Sinica Podcast’s live Podcast recording with Yasheng Huang, John Pomfret and Andy Rothman on the future of U.S.-China relations.

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Monday Sept 18 | David Rank

Don’t miss our Sept 18 fall speaker series event with DAVID H. RANK, the former acting Ambassador to China and Charge d’Affaires at the US Embassy – Beijing. Hear his outlook on U.S.- China relations — climate change, North Korea, and China’s business environment for Silicon Valley firms. David resigned after the Trump decision to exit the Paris climate accord. Since 1985, he has worked under 5 U.S. Ambassadors to China.

Moderator: Teresa Kong, Matthews Asia | GET TICKETS NOW!

NOTE: Wed Sept 20 talk is invitation-only in Menlo Park

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