Ambassador Bloch Recognized at White House Celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May 25, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence hosted a reception at the White House on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.  Speakers included Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao and Acting Assistant Secretary of East Asia and the Pacific Susan Thornton.  USCET President Ambassador Julia Chang Bloch was acclaimed as the first Asian American ambassador in U.S. history.

 

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2017年5月17日,周三,美国副总统麦克·彭斯在白宫举办了一场庆祝亚太裔传统月的活动。出席者包括交通部长赵小兰(Elaine Chao)和国务院东亚及太平洋事务局(East Asia and the Pacific )代理助理部长董云裳(Susan Thornton)。中美教育基金(US-China Education Trust,简称USCET)主席张之香大使是美国史上第一位美籍华裔的大使。