Welcome to the China-U.S. Women's Foundation 中美妇女基金会
Supporting women in China and the US to achieve their potential.
Supporting women in China and the US to achieve their potential.
CUSWF was founded in 2017 to promote dialogue about issues of vital importance to women and their families in China and the United States. We are a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to SAGE Initiatives (Social Medicine, Arts, Gender Equality and Education) to help women to thrive and achieve their potential.
中美妇女基金会 成立于 2017 年，旨在促进有关中美妇女及其家庭重要话题的交流。我们是一个 501c3 非营利组织，致力于 通过SAGE 倡议， 包括社会医学、艺术、性别平等和教育，来帮助女性成长、挖掘和发挥她们的最大潜力。
CUSWF's Women in Business Series seeks to redefine terms like winning and success. Wealth can be measured in financial terms but also by health, friendship and joy. Networking, career education and access to jobs will be featured.
Our first luncheon in 2024 will take place in February to celebrate the Year of the Dragon and the potential that a new year may bring for female prosperity.
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Networking and Social Skills
Gen-Z Mental Wellness
Preparation for College and Graduate School
All Summer Graduates will Receive a Certificate of Accomplishment. Suggested donation: $500.
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Our interns are passionate and talented young women, coming from Wellesley College, Sidwell Friends School, and Cornell University, among others. We are excited to welcome them to our community and connect them to our powerful CUSWF Mentors!
CUSWF Interns will experience the theory and practice of running a global women's foundation dedicated to helping women to thrive. Through research, weekly tutorials, social media, events and engagement with other organizations and thought leaders, CUSWF seeks to provide opportunities to empower women through financial and wellness educa
CUSWF Interns will experience the theory and practice of running a global women's foundation dedicated to helping women to thrive. Through research, weekly tutorials, social media, events and engagement with other organizations and thought leaders, CUSWF seeks to provide opportunities to empower women through financial and wellness education, exposure to the Arts, communications between Chinese and US students and focus on mental health and peace issues. The interns will gain a better understanding of women's issues, international relations, and the daily requirement of running a non-profit organization.
With the help of a team of highly successful and knowledgeable mentors from different backgrounds, CUSWF has created a platform to help connect women and students to professionals who can help them navigate their next journey - whether it is college, graduate studies, the corporate world, or creative industries.
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"The Supreme Court’s suppression of affirmative action calls into sharp question whether America has within it the moral and political resources to address satisfactorily that long-festering injustice."
-Professor Kennedy, The Race Neutral Delusion in the August 23, 2023 issue of the London Review, (https://www.lrb.co.uk/the-paper/v45/n16/randall-kennedy/the-race-neutral-delusion)
About the Speaker:
Randall LeRoy Kennedy is an American legal scholar. He is the Michael R. Klein Professor of Law at Harvard University and his research focuses on the intersection of racial conflict and legal institutions in American life. He specializes in contracts, freedom of expression, race relations law, civil rights legislation, and the Supreme Court.Kennedy has written six books: Interracial Intimacies: Sex, Marriage, Identity and Adoption; Nigger: The Strange Career of a Troublesome Word; Race, Crime, and the Law; Sellout: The Politics of Racial Betrayal; The Persistence of the Color Line; and For Discrimination: Race, Affirmative Action, and the Law. Kennedy has also published several collections of shorter works.
Professor Randall Kennedy
Mei Xu, a Chinese-American entrepreneur, and the founder and CEO of two global companies, Yes She May, and Chesapeake Bay Candle, shared her experiences and advice for the next generation of entrepreneurs.
She is the author of the book, Burn, which details her journey from China to starting and growing a multi-million-dollar business in the U.S. You can listen to our podcast with Mei for her exciting book launch here.
In the discussion with CUSWF, Mei shares her thoughts on sustainability and the world of business. and answers questions from the audience.
About Mei Xu
Mei Xu successfully negotiated the sale of Chesapeake Bay Candle to Newell Brands in 2017, a conglomerate with a $14 billion portfolio of consumer goods. Mei is now focused on helping women-owned consumer product companies grow and prosper with e-commerce platform, Yes She May.
Juliette Li, an expert in the educational technology (EdTech) market, discusses how online education is evolving in China and the U.S.
Hear from Naomi Gleit, one of Facebook's first employees, about her journey and how women can succeed in a male dominated arena.
Brookings' Ryan Hass discusses America's challenges & advantages in competition with China, and shares insights from his book.
Noted poet and teacher Dana Robbins discusses contemporary women poets and how they communicate their world.
We are pleased to announce the launch of a series of discussions about issues pertinent to Gen-Zers! The CUSWF Junior Board are leading discussions vital to Gen-Zers--and all of us!
Here is the First Issue of the CUSWF Junior Board Newsletter:
Here is what we covered in our first episode… “The #pandemic has pushed people to move towards the future of working in many aspects: remote working, virtual meetings, & online bonding, etc. Plus, now the Metaverse is being set up where the virtual versions of ourselves can do anything from working to socialising. So, what would “working” look like in the next decade?”
Lisa Faith Phillips is returning with her show Songs of Love and Adultery on Saturday, February 25th, 2023 at 7:00!
Lisa weaves hilarious stories and fascinating facts on the highs and lows of love and adultery.
Lisa's special guest is Lilla Crawford, actress and singer, star of Annie on Broadway, Little Red Riding Hood in the film Into the Woods, now starring in Pretty Little Liars on HBO. With Sean Mahony on piano.
Please join us at Pangea, the charming East Village cabaret, for laughter, song and revelations!
The show: Songs of Love and Adultery
Where: Pangea, the East Village alt-cabaret, 178 2nd Ave, bet 11th & 12th St, NYC, Pangeanyc.com
Saturday, February 25th at 7:00 pm
Doors open at 6:00 - Come for a delicious dinner and drinks!
Praise for previous shows:
Five Stars and Best of the Fringe!
“An incredible storyteller, her show is fascinating to watch and to listen to. - Mariya Danilenko, DC Metro Theater Arts
“Wildly funny… mixes absurdism and social satire to hilarious results”- Jaime Lubin, The Huffington Post
“Outrageously funny…devilishly clever and wildly entertaining” Carolyn Smith, Newyorkcool
Saturday, February 25th at 7:00 pm Doors open at 6:00 - Come for a delicious dinner and drinks!
Tix: $20 online/ $25 door/ $20 food & drink min
Enjoy invitations for our free events!
We share conversations with experts to help you manage in today's world. Below our some of our recent podcasts.
Hear how online education is evolving in China and the US with Juliette Li, an expert in the educational technology (EdTech) market, and the exciting opportunities for learning, investment and jobs.
Naomi Gleit, Vice President of Product and Social Impact at Facebook and one of Facebook's longest employees, discussed her remarkable journey and what she looks for in hiring her team. She gives advice on how other women can succeed in the tech arena. With a Chinese-American mother and Jewish-American father, Naomi also shared her thoughts and insights about her mixed race background
It has been nearly seven years since the launch of the China-US Women's Foundation, and we wanted to celebrate with a throwback to the launch event which was covered by SinoVision! Our Executive Director Leslie Wolf-Creutzfeldt talked about harnessing the power of social media for change, and we are excited to continue to advocate for positive change in 2024.