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Friday, July 10 • 3:30pm - 4:20pm
PANEL ON CHINA Helen Raleigh, Lily Williams, Keli’I Akina "Confucius Never Said: Lessons from Communist China" Book Signing to Follow
PANEL ON CHINA
Helen Raleigh, Lily Williams, Keli’I Akina
"Confucius Never Said: Lessons from Communist China"

Book Signing to Follow

Speakers
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Keli'i Akina

President, Grassroot Institute of Hawaii
William Keli’i Akina, Ph.D., is a Native Hawaiian, recognized scholar and President/CEO of Grassroot Institute of Hawaii.  An expert in East-West Philosophy & Leadership Ethics, Dr. Akina has taught at universities in Asia and the United States.  Now, as head of Hawaii’s only independent Libertarian think tank, Akina is devoted to uniting Hawaii's people to work together for a better economy, government and society as... Read More →
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Helen Raleigh

Red Meadow Advisors
Helen Raleigh is an author, professional speaker, policy fellow and business owner. She is the author of Confucius Never Said, an autobiographical account of four generations of her own family’s journey from repression and poverty in China to freedom and prosperity in the U.S. It won the 2015 silver Benjamin Franklin Award by Independent Publishers Association (IBPA). She writes regularly about China, immigration, international affairs... Read More →
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Lily Williams

State Director, Our American Initiative
Born in the wild west of China, Sichuan province near Tibet, and raised with her two brothers by illiterate working-class parents, Lily Williams grew up facing poor living conditions, food rationing, and political and social chaos.  In this tumultuous environment, she quickly developed street smarts and compassion as well as the values of perseverance and hard work. At 17, Lily graduated at the top of her high school class and placed near... Read More →


Friday July 10, 2015 3:30pm - 4:20pm
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