Harvard University launches new center named after Chinese American woman

Harvard Business School inaugurated on Monday the Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center, the first ever building named after a Chinese American in the prestigious Ivy League university’s 380-year history. Built with a donation of 40 million U.S. dollars from the Dr. James Si-Cheng Chao family foundation, the center honors the memory of Chao’s late wife and recognizes her life-long dedication to education and women empowerment.

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