Lani Wong

Lani Wong is a recognized community leader at the local, national, and international levels. She has been at the forefront of community service and community leadership for 30 years.

Lani is a true pioneer in her vision and foresight in promoting U.S.-China relations, excellence in education, participation of Asian Americans in the American political process, and the importance of charitable organizations to serve the greater needs of the community.

Board and Community Organization Memberships
International Recognition
National Recognition
Board and Community Organization Memberships
  • Development Authority of DeKalb County, Secretary
  • Delta Air Lines Global Diversity Alliance, Board of Directors
  • Georgia Perimeter College Foundation, Board of Trustees
  • Metro Atlanta Chamber, Global Business Council
  • Atlanta Women’s Foundation, Board of Directors
  • Georgia Women’s Institute, Charter Board of Directors
  • International Women Forum of Georgia, Board of Directors
  • Public Broadcasting of Atlanta, Board of Directors
  • Mayor Kasim Reed’s Transition Team Member (former)
  • Leadership Atlanta Foundation, Board of Trustees (former)
  • Georgia Perimeter College Presidential Search Committee Member (former) Coca-Cola Scholars
  • National Selection Committee Member (former)
  • Saint Joseph Hospital Health System, Board of Trustees (former)
International Recognition

Appointed as the 3rd term advisor for the China Overseas Office and the International Culture Exchange Association during a ceremony in Beijing
Attended the 60th Anniversary Celebration of China as a selected distinguished overseas Chinese


Recognized as an Honorary Chinese Citizen, as one of only 16 people to receive the honor in 2008
Reappointed by the Chinese government as Advisor to the 8th National Congress of All China Federation of Return Oversea Chinese


Received the first annual International Luminary Award from GlobalExecWomen
Attended the 5th Session of the 10th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference as a nonvoting delegate, as one of only five U.S. citizens invited to attend


Reappointed by the Chinese government as Advisor to the 7th National Congress of All China Federation of Return Oversea Chinese


Invited to attend the Hong Kong handover ceremony


Served as an attaché during the Centennial Olympic Games

National Recognition

Attended a dinner reception honoring Chinese Vice-Premier Wang Qishan and State Councilor Cai Bingguo and their Ministerial delegations to the Strategic and Economic Dialogue with Secretary of State Hilary Clinton and Secretary of the Treasury Timothy Geithner


Received a special invitation to attend several functions during Chinese President Hu Jintao’s State visit to the White House


Member of the National Committee on United States-China Relations Invited to the White House by President George Bush to celebration the Asian American Heritage Month


Participated in a forum counseling President Bill Clinton on United States-China policies


Invited to a White House policy briefing on Asian American affairs

Our Leadership Team

Lani Wong
Dr Christina Liao
Leona Hu
VP & Treasurer
Carol Ng
Board of Directors

Past Presidents

Past Presidents

Ric Hubler (2015-18)
Zhenhua “Steven” Gu (2014-15)
Hong Wills (2012-14)
Zhenhua “Steven” Gu (2010-12)
Christina Liao (2009-10)
Patrick Ko (2008-09)
Andy Wong (2007-08)
Henry Yu (2006-07)
Wei Hu (2005-06)
Henry Yu (2004-05)
Henry Yu (2003-04)
Nancy Liu (2002-03)
Lani Wong (2001-02)
Ben Bao (2000-01)
Victor Eng (1999-2000)
Lani Wong (1998-99)

Angela Chan (1997-98)
Lani Wong (1996-97)
Victor Eng (1995-96)
Lily D’Angelo (1994-95)
Anita Eng (1993-94)
Angela Chan (1991-92)
Jeannie Lin (1989-90)
Al Wong (1987-88)
Lani Wong (1986-87)
Lee Wan (1985-86)
James Wu (1984-85)
Lani Wong (1982-84)
Winston Liu (1981-82)
Lee Wan (1980-81)
Chris Yao (1979-80)

Editor in Chief

Leona Hu

Immediate Past President

Ric Hubler


Zheng Li
Jung Mar
Henry Yu