The KACF Annual Gala celebrates the accomplishments of extraordinary individuals and organizations in our community. Funds raised will support the work of KACF and our non-profit grantee partners in the Korean and Asian American communities, as well as initiatives for building bridges with our vibrant communities in New York City.

       


Past Honorees and Keynote Speakers 

Honorees

  • 2018 Miky Lee, Vice Chairwoman of CJ Group
  • 2017 Chong-Moon Lee, Chairman & CEO, Ambex Venture Partners; Founder, CEO, Chairman & Chairman Emeritus of Diamond Multimedia Systems
  • 2016 Jeong H. Kim, Co-Founder, Kiswe Mobile, President Emeritus, Bell Labs
  • 2015 Ken Jeong, Actor, Comedian, Producer and Physician
  • 2014 Jin Roy Ryu, Chairman & CEO, Poongsan Group
  • 2013 John Kim, Vice Chairman & CIO, New York Life
  • 2012 Yongmaan Park, Chairman & CEO, Doosan Group
  • 2011 Higgin Kim, CEO, Byucksan Engineering
  • 2010 Sung-Joo Kim, CEO, MCM
  • 2009 Andrew Kim, Co-Founder, Sit/Kim Int’l Investment
  • 2008 Youngsuk “YS” Chi, Vice Chairman, Elsevier
  • 2007 William Rhodes, Chairman, President & CEO, Citibank
  • 2006 Dong-Jin Oh, CEO, Samsung Electronics America

 

Keynote Speakers & Special Guests/Awardees

  • 2018 Chloe Kim, Olympic Gold Medalist and 4-Time X Games Gold Medalist
  • 2017 Marvin Myungwoo Chun, Dean, Yale College and Richard M. Colgate Professor of Psychology; Neuroscience; Cognitive Science
  • 2016 Jim Yong Kim, President, World Bank Group
  • 2015 Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General, United Nations
  • 2014 General Colin Powell, Former U.S. Secretary of State
  • 2013 Martha Choe, CAO, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • 2011 Howard Koh, US Asst. Secretary for Health
  • 2010 Senator Paull Shin, Washington State Senate
  • 2009 Jim Yong Kim, President, Dartmouth College
  • 2008 Wonil Cho, Former Ambassador, Korean Consul General
  • 2007 Jeannie Park , Executive Editor, PEOPLE Magazine
  • 2007 Michael Bloomberg, Mayor, City of New York
  • 2006 Miguel Garcia, Ford Foundation

 

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