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.