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AACYF 30 under 30 list releases, Class of 2018

“AACYF 30 under 30” 2018 list was released by the All America Chinese Youth Federation, LAPOST, Chinese American Institute for Public Diplomacy in Los Angeles on March 19, 2018.

There are 7 categories this year, 31 recipients were selected from about 900 candidates. AACYF 30 under 30 is the only list selecting from Chinese American and Chinese students in the states, and it’s recognized as the most influential and credible selection for Chinese American start-ups. According to organizer: they are most important young entrepreneurs, creative leaders and brightest stars for our Chinese communities’ future.

Social Entrepreneurs:

Vick Liu: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) student, Co-Founder of TravlerPack designed, manufactured, and tested TravlerPack—a quality, multi-purpose sleeping bag for refugees in extreme weather conditions.

Elvis Yihui Zhang: Founder @, a nanotechnology company developing environmental protection products.

Xingyu Wang: MA OF New York University, Graduate School of Art and Science, founder and CEO of Beyond the City, (a social enterprise that aims to narrow the gap between the city and countryside through education).

Kehan Dong: UCSC Junior student, founder of 「The Code of Love 」an international nonprofit organization that provides aid support for the education system in low-income regions. Founder of 「Inner Journeys, a boutique online travel agencies and lifestyle media platform, committed to the world’s most fascinating way of life and holiday experience.

Shao-Hua Wu: Co-Founder and CEO of n3xt con, a nonprofit organization focusing on connecting young professionals and entrepreneurs with mentors and sponsors.