NYCCC Spring Gala – Meet our Honorees

spring gala 2013

Celebrate Outstanding Asian American Women in Old Shanghai Glamour Style

FRIDAY, APRIL 26, 2013 

at Bennett Media Studio, 723 Washington Street, NYC

As we bring you the fun and beauty of Chinese arts and culture, we also like to introduce you to one wonderful individual and one organization that we are affiliated with through various projects over the years. We are honored to be able to celebrate their leaderships and contributions to the community in our party.

Sue YoungSue Young is an accomplished leader and trailblazer and has created many critical processes and evaluation/monitoring systems during her over 35 years of experience in Financial Services.

Sue serves as the McGraw-Hill Federal Credit Union’s Board Treasurer and Director, and member of the MHFCU Governance and Nominating Committee and Asset Liability Committee, Treasurer to Friends of Columbus Park, a not for profit based in NYC, and on the Scholarship Selection Committee for Asian Women in Business (AWIB).  

AWGC_logoAsian Women Giving Circle
 (AWGC) is a group of Asian American women pooling and raising resources to support Asian American serving Asian American women – led, social change projects in New York City. Since 2005, AWGC have raised and distributed over $450,000 in grants to Asian women using the tools of art & culture to achieve their social justice goals. 

Read more about our honorees, please click here
Purchase tickets today before it sold out!  Tickets are available now!  


Ladies, Cheongsam or festive 

Gentlemen, Business

About Us
Founded in 1974, the New York Chinese Cultural Center (NYCCC) is a performing arts and educational organization that promotes the understanding and appreciation of Chinese culture through education and the arts.

For over 38 years, NYCCC has accomplished this mission by offering professional classes, workshops, and performances in traditional dance, arts, and culture. Our assembly program serves over 10,000 public school students in New York City and over 30,000 students in New York State annually. Our resident dance company, Dance China NY has traveled to 26 states and reached over 100,000 people every year. NYCCC has been featured on nationally televised programs such as the National Geographic Today, the 73rd Annual Academy Awards and the PBS special The Chinese Americans – reaching millions of American viewers. For more information, visit or call 212.334.3764.

NYCCC is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, New York State Council on the Arts, a state agency, and discretionary fund from City Councilmember Margaret Chin.  



NEW YORK – February 28, 2013 – On Wednesday, February 27, 2013, the Asian American Bar Association of New York (“AABANY”) held its 24th annual dinner at Cipriani Wall Street.  The annual dinner has consistently attracted more than 500 attendees from the New York legal community and guests have included prominent federal and state judges, elected officials and dignitaries, and attorneys from large and small law firms, corporate law departments, prosecutors’ offices and government agencies. This year’s annual dinner was the largest in AABANY’s history, attracting more than 750 attendees and sponsorships from more than 60 law firms and corporations to celebrate the occasion.

This year AABANY was pleased to honor: Gary Lynch, Global General Counsel and Head of Compliance and Regulatory Relations of Bank of America, who received the 2013 Diversity Leadership Award and delivered the keynote speech; Stuart Alderoty, Senior Executive Vice President and General Counsel of HSBC North America Holdings Inc., who received the 2013 Corporate Counsel Leadership Award; and Pamela Chen, Assistant United States Attorney, Eastern District of New York, Chief of the Civil Rights Section of the Criminal Division, who received the 2013 Women’s Leadership Award. Richard Lui, of MSNBC, was the Master of Ceremonies.  AABANY’s event featured a premium silent auction and a festive post-party in the venue’s mezzanine.

For more information about AABANY, or this event, please contact Yang Chen, AABANY Executive Director, at (718) 228-7206, or direct any inquiries to [email protected].

The Asian American Bar Association of New York was formed in 1989 as a not-for-profit corporation to represent the interests of New York Asian-American attorneys, judges, law professors, legal professionals, paralegals and law students.  The mission of AABANY is to improve the study and practice of law, and the fair administration of justice for all by ensuring the meaningful participation of Asian Americans in the legal profession.