The Chamber has the dual purpose of promoting trade between Houston and Asia and to foster economic development in the Houston area Asian-American communities. The Chamber was incorporated on June 20, 1990 as a Texas non-profit corporation and has been qualified as a tax exempt organization under Section 501(c) (6) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code.
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The Houston Baptist University is a private, tier one Baptist institution founded in 1960. It is located in Greater Sharpstown and in Chinatown in Houston, Texas near the Southwest Freeway. Houston Baptist College was created by action of the Baptist General Convention of Texas on November 15, 1960 culminating many years of work and study. The aim of the College founders was the establishment of a Christian college of the highest order in the city of Houston that stressed quality of life as well as quality of learning. More than 50 undergraduate majors are offered and pre-professional programs range from Biblical Languages to Nursing. All classes are faculty-taught and more than half the classes have fewer than 20 students. HBU also offers graduate programs in business, Christian counseling, psychology, the liberal arts, and education.
One of the largest not-for-profit health systems in Southeast Texas, Memorial Hermann has 19* hospitals and numerous specialty programs and services conveniently located throughout the Greater Houston area. Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center is one of the nation’s busiest Level I trauma centers and the primary teaching hospital for McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. We offer leading-edge diagnostic technologies and treatment techniques as well as Houston’s first health information exchange that shares vital patient data among care providers, helping to ensure patients receive the right care at the right time.