22nd Annual Historymakers Awards Gala (2018)

Since its inception in 1997, the Chinese American Museum’s Annual Historymakers Awards Gala embodies the vision of pioneers, dedication of volunteers, and continuous community collaboration in celebrating the Chinese American spirit and stories. Prominently recognized as one of the premiere Chinese American events in Southern California, the Gala honors the achievements of extraordinary individuals and organizations that have made a significant impact or lasting contributions towards the advancement of the Chinese American community in Southern California and beyond.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

4:00pm Press Conference
4:30pm President’s Reception
5:00pm Registration Begins
5:00pm Silent Auction Opens
6:30pm Program and Dinner

The Westin Bonaventure Hotel & Suites, Los Angeles
404 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071

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Center Theatre Group
Excellence in the Arts

Los Angeles Chinatown Corporation
Excellence in Community Leadership

Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, San Francisco
Excellence in International Partnerships

Hong Kong Schools Alumni Federation Scholarship Foundation
Excellence in Philanthropy

Dr. Kang L. Wang
UCLA Professor, World Leader in Semiconductor and Nano-electronics
Dr. Dan S. Louie Jr. Lifetime Achievement Award

Winston and Joanne Young
President and Vice President of Young Engineering & Manufacturing, Inc
Judge Ronald S.W. Lew Visionary Award

Honorary Dinner Chair

Dr. Evans Lam
Managing Director – Wealth Management Senior Portfolio Manager


Event Chair

Paula Madison
Author of Finding Samuel Lowe




We are fortunate to welcome UBS FINANCIAL SERVICES as our event sponsor.




Robert & Esther
Louie Henry
Dr. Carl K. Moy and Linda C. Moy
Family Foundation

Jim & Lily Jang

Lai Y. Lillian Lee Jang

Susanna and Evans Lam Paula Madison (Lowe Xiao Na)
Madison Media Management LLC
Wah Lam Wong Gay Q. Yuen, Ph.D.



Leo & Ivy Chu Vincent & Fannie Lee
Al & Bibiana Y. Soo-Hoo
Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas Winston and Joanne Young