Here at our CUSEF blog, we share news, updates and stories about China and the United States. We provide more than a cursory glimpse of what’s going on between the two powers - here, we offer an in-depth look into their current state of affairs.

News Highlights
Honoring Chinese and Chinese-American Women During Women’s History Month
2021-04-07
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Since 1987, the United States has designated the month of March as Women’s History Month to commemorate and honor the vital contribution of women in both history and modern society. The China-United States Exchange Foundation celebrates this momentous month by highlighting Chinese and Chinese-American women who have changed the lives of many and paved the way for future generations. They broke glass ceilings, created awareness, and redefined what it means to be a woman. Read More
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Asian Representation in Hollywood: Raya and the Last Dragon
2021-03-31
Disney’s release of Raya and the Last Dragon has been described as a “landmark moment’” for Asian representation –  the first Southeast Asian princess to appear in an animated feature and voiced by the first Southeast Asian actress to lead a Disney animated feature.
Disney’s release of Raya and the Last Dragon has been described as a “landmark moment’” for Asian representation – the first Southeast Asian princess to appear in an animated feature and voiced by the first Southeast Asian actress to lead a Disney animated feature.
Disney’s release of Raya and the Last Dragon has been described as a “landmark moment’” for Asian representation – the first Southeast Asian princess to appear in an animated feature and voiced by the first Southeast Asian actress to lead a Disney animated feature. The overarching themes in the movie offer messages of trust, forgiveness, and healing. At a time when anti-Asian crimes are on the rise and the world feels divided, Raya shows us that the plague of human discord will be defeated once we come together in mutual understanding and trust to fight this hate. Read More
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CUSEF Celebrates Black History Month By Taking a Look at the Past
2021-03-24
CUSEF’s people-to-people exchanges and partnerships with American educational institutions strive to generate a dialogue with tomorrow’s leaders that transcends boundaries, enabling those leaders to create real change in their lives and communities.
CUSEF’s people-to-people exchanges and partnerships with American educational institutions strive to generate a dialogue with tomorrow’s leaders that transcends boundaries, enabling those leaders to create real change in their lives and communities.
The United States celebrates Black History Month every February to acknowledge the adversities African-American communities have experienced in the past and celebrate the accomplishments of today’s African-American thought leaders and visionaries. CUSEF’s people-to-people exchanges and partnerships with American educational institutions strive to generate a dialogue with tomorrow’s leaders that transcends boundaries, enabling those leaders to create real change in their lives and communities. Read More
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Hong Kong Forum on U.S.-China Relations 2021 Offers Hope for a Brighter Bilateral Relationship
2021-02-22
Both President Xi Jinping and President Joe Biden were the topic of several discussions during the Forum.
Both President Xi Jinping and President Joe Biden were the topic of several discussions during the Forum.
In the midst of a challenging year where the world was tested by the impacts of COVID-19, global leaders and experts recognized the unprecedented changes facing the U.S.-China relationship and urged the two countries to work together to usher stability and security back into the international community. Following the inauguration of United States President Joe Biden, distinguished experts gathered virtually on January 26- 28, 2021 to assess the future of bilateral relations by examining key issues and areas of cooperation in CUSEF’s second international forum “Hong Kong Forum on U.S.-China Relations” co-hosted with the China Center for International Economic Exchanges (CCIEE). Read More
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Rising to the Challenges
2021-02-01
Our 2019 Georgetown Delegation brought American students to visit Chinese technology companies.
Our 2019 Georgetown Delegation brought American students to visit Chinese technology companies.
Though it is natural for two nations such as China and the United States to compete, recognizing and respecting strategic competition without ignoring collaboration remains imperative to progress. China and the U.S. have a responsibility to work together toward a common goal: fighting global challenges to help create a secure, sustainable, more flourishing future. With technology leading the way, these very challenges become achievements. Read More