Angelica O. Tang has been named Executive Director of the Committee of 100, a Chinese American leadership organization based in New York with membership across the United States and Asia. Ms. Tang will work closely with Committee of 100 members to manage the expansion of the organization’s programs and to pursue its missions.
Ms. Tang was appointed Regional Representative for the U.S. Department of Labor by President George W. Bush in 2001. She was the Labor Secretary’s spokesperson and intergovernmental administrator in the Northeast and Caribbean region. Her commended effort in providing timely and quality assistance to September 11 dislocated workers in Lower Manhattan was featured on CNN.
Before joining the Labor Department, Ms. Tang was Executive Director of New York City Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs and Language Services. As a cabinet official under the administration of Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani, Ms. Tang developed and implemented effective immigrant initiatives. She has published academic monographs on the subject of global migration and its impact.
Ms. Tang was elected a term member of the Council on Foreign Relations and served on the Board of Directors of the International Center of New York and the Lower East Side Tenement Museum. She is a founder of the Pan Asian American Leadership Caucus and has received numerous civic and leadership awards. Ms. Tang was the President of Eastwind Capital Strategies, a New York-based business consulting company serving a clientele with cross-border investment opportunities in the Greater China region.
“We are delighted to have Angie on board as Executive Director,” commented John S. Chen, Chairman of the Committee of 100. “Angie’s experience in government and private sector is a perfect fit with both our goals and our needs, and we look forward to a robust expansion with Angie’s leadership, added to the strong team we have in place.”
“I’m both humbled and proud to accept this responsibility,” said Ms. Tang. “I hope that the synergy of my professional experience and technical knowledge will help the Committee advance its goals of building bridges between nations and among communities.”
Congrats! Committee 100 is such a great organization promoting cultural awareness between the peoples of the U.S. and Greater China, and encouraging the full participation of Chinese Americans in all aspects of American life.