Past Event

WEAI 75th Anniversary Gala Dinner

February 1, 2024
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Low Library, 535 W. 116 St., New York, NY 10027 Rotunda

The Weatherhead East Asian Institute cordially invites you to our 75th Anniversary Gala Dinner. Join us to celebrate this milestone with friends of the Institute as we reflect on our greatest achievements and look ahead to a bright and dynamic future. A major gathering of scholars, students, and luminaries whose work has enriched the study of East, Inner, and Southeast Asia, this gala marks the launch of a year of special programming and festivities. We would be honored to have you as part of this momentous occasion!

**Black tie optional**
Please visit us on our 75th Gala webpage to find out more.


John Kerry
US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate and former Secretary of State



Minouche Shafik
President of Columbia University 


Cai Guo-Qiang
Contemporary artist

Haruhiko Kuroda
Former Governer of the Bank of Japan

Min Jin Lee
Author, Pachinko

Yūzaburō Mogi
Chairman and Honorary CEO, Kikkoman
Honored in absentia

Dominic Ng
Chairman and CEO of East West Bank

Maria Ressa
Nobel laureate; Co-founder and CEO, Rappler

To learn more about Gala sponsorship levels, click here. Contributions to the dinner are fully tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law; the non-deductible portion of each dinner is $200.

Contact Information

WEAI 75th Team