International Leadership Fellowship 2019 Awards Gala dinner celebrating our 20th year anniversary. We would also like to invite you to give remarks at the Gala dinner. The Gala will be held on Thursday, July 25, 2019, from 7 PM – 9 PM at the Capital Hilton at 1001 16th Street NW in Washington, D.C. Approximately 500 guests will be in attendance, including distinguished Asian Pacific American (APA) business and community leaders, entrepreneurs, international business delegates, and ILF Civic Fellows.
Every year, ILF recognizes truly remarkable individuals and organizations at the annual ILF Awards Gala. They are selected not only because of their tremendous professional achievements but also for their dedication to the improvement of the APA community. Past honorees and speakers include U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Secretary Elaine L. Chao, Secretary Norman Mineta, and members of Congress Mazie Hirono, Ed Royce, Judy Chu, Doris Matsui, Grace Meng, Ted Lieu, and Amata Radewagen; Ambassador Sichan Siv, former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N; Yoshimi Inaba, Executive Chairman of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.; Kanwal Rekhi, Founder of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) organization; international film star Jackie Chan; David Ho, prominent AIDS researcher; and Toby Dawson, Olympic medalist.