Harvard Business School Honors Late Mother of Angela Chao

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The Ruth Mulan Chu Chao Center has been generously donated by the Chao Family in tribute to the late Ruth Mulan Chu Chao, the family’s matriarch. According to the Dean of Harvard Business School, Dr. Nitin Nohria, the building “will be a beacon for education.” The building is opening on the 50th anniversary celebration of women being admitted into Harvard business school and is the first building on campus to be named after a woman. The late Ruth Mulan Chu Chao is the wife of Dr. James S.C. Chao, the founder of the Foremost Group, She is the mother of six daughters, four of whom attended Harvard Business School, including The Honorable Elaine L. Chao Deputy Chair of the Foremost Group, Angela Chao.