Celebrate the A100, the most impactful Asian Pacific Leaders.


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Susan Lyne

Former Chairperson, Gilt Groupe

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Sarah Kate Ellis

CEO & President, GLAAD

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Mimi Valdes

Producer, Hidden Figures

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Pharrell Williams

Grammy-winning musician and lifestyle icon

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Forest Whitaker

Oscar-winning Actor

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Martin Yan

James Beard-winning Chef

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Michelle Kwan

Most Decorated Figure Skater in U.S. History

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Jim Lee

Co-Publisher, DC Entertainment

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Jerry Yang

Founder, Yahoo!

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Janet Yang

Producer, The Joy Luck Club

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Janice Min

Media Consultant at Valence Media & NBCUniversal

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Far East Movement

1st Asian American Group to Top the Billboard Music Charts

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Connie Chung

Legendary News Anchor

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Bill Imada

Founder, Chairman & Chief Connectivity Officer, IW Group

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Apolo Anton Ohno

All-Time Most Decorated American Winter Olympian


A100 List Honorees are chosen by 20 of the nation’s leading Asian organizations including Gold House members.

  • 3AF
    The 3AF’s mission is to advance the Asian American marketing and advertising industry for Asian American consumers through education, advocacy, promotion, and increased collaboration of all industry stakeholders including but not limited to marketers, agencies, research partners and media. Additionally, 3AF seeks to promote and encourage high standards of conduct and ethics among our members and our industry.
  • Apex For Youth
    Founded in 1992, Apex for Youth empowers children from underserved Asian and immigrant communities in New York City to make their dreams possible. By connecting with professionals who volunteer to mentor and inspire, these children build their self confidence, explore academic and career goals, develop a sense of community and service, and gain leadership skills to help them overcome the many challenges they face.
  • Asia American Multitechnology Association (AAMA SV)
    The AAMA strives to create an organization that delivers programs to professionals interested in U.S. and Asian technologies; foster business growth and capital investment across Silicon Valley and Asia; and identify and promote new emerging markets, technologies and high potential ventures.
  • Asia Society
    Asia Society is the leading educational organization dedicated to promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among peoples, leaders, and institutions of Asia and the United States in a global context. Across the fields of arts, business, culture, education, and policy, the Society provides insight, generates ideas, and promotes collaboration to address present challenges and create a shared future.
  • Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAJC)
    Asian Americans Advancing Justice | AAJC (Advancing Justice | AAJC) advocates for an America in which all Americans can benefit equally from, and contribute to, the American dream. Its mission is to advance the civil and human rights for Asian Americans and to build and promote a fair and equitable society for all.