23rd Annual Historymakers Awards Gala (2019)

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 19, 2019
4:30pm President’s Reception, Silent Auction Opens
5:00pm Registration Begins
6:30pm Program and Dinner

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


View images from the 2019 23rd Annual Historymakers Awards Gala event on Flickr.


Suellen Cheng

Dr. Dan S. Louie Lifetime Achievement Award

Elizabeth Yang, Esq

Judge Ronald S.W. Lew Visionary Award

Linda Moy

Excellence in Leadership and Philanthropy

Linda Liu Sun

Excellence in Community Leadership

Morning Light Foundation

Excellence in Global Education

Doré Hall Wong

President’s Award

Honorary Dinner Chair

Winston and Joanne Young

President and Vice President of Young Engineering & Manufacturing, Inc.

Event Chair

Lan Ong

FCAM Board Member

Managing Director of Wing Hop Fung



We are fortunate to welcome United Charity Foundation as our event sponsor.



Daniel Fong Robert & Esther
Louie Henry

Lai Y. Lillian Lee Jang

Jim & Lily Jang

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



Friends of Joe Quan Vincent & Fannie Lee
Linda Liu-Sun
Al & Bibiana Y. Soo-Hoo