FACES is supported by a global network of partners. As active participants in FACES, they share our vision of promoting US-China relationship through long-term, personal bilateral exchange.

Below is a list of our event partners.


Society for International Affairs at Stanford

The Society for International Affairs at Stanford, SIAS, is an organization for students involved in the international community and interested in questions of international relations and global citizenship. For decades, SIAS has been an umbrella organization encompassing Stanford’s intercollegiate Model United Nations team, the group of students that come together each fall to put on Stanford’s Model UN conference for high school students. In addition, SIAS puts on social events and a speaker series for anyone on campus to attend. See Upcoming Events for ways to get involved with SIAS in the near future.


Stanford in Government

Founded in 1963 as Stanford in Washington, Stanford in Government is the foremost student-led public service group on the Stanford campus.


The Stanford China Law and Policy Association

The Stanford China Law and Policy Association was founded in 2006 at Stanford Law School. Their mission is to build ties between legal scholars and practitioners in China and the United States.

Every year, FACES provides reimbursements to delegates who are not able to attend the annual conference due to financial reasons. With the help of our donors, the FACES conference can attract the brightest, most motivated minds of the world.

Below is a list of our top organizational donors.


The Henry Luce Foundation

The Henry Luce Foundation, established by the co-founder and editor-in-chief of Time Inc., seeks to bring important ideas to the center of American life, strengthen international understanding, and foster innovation and leadership in academic, policy, religious and art communities.


Huawei United States

Huawei is a Fortune Global 500 company dedicated to enriching life through communication. Huawei aims to provide excellent ICT solutions and services to consistently create maximum value for its customers.


Himalaya Foundation

Himalaya Foundation, founded in 1990, is dedicated to training talents for the public service organizations. It’s mainly focused on organizing public services, promote information sharing, and provide related training programs.


The Hoover Institution

The Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace, Stanford University, is a public policy research center devoted to advanced study of politics, economics, and political economy—both domestic and foreign—as well as international affairs. With its world-renowned group of scholars and ongoing programs of policy-oriented research, the Hoover Institution puts its accumulated knowledge to work as a prominent contributor to the world marketplace of ideas defining a free society.


The Freeman Spogli Institute

The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies is a university-wide research and education institution at Stanford devoted to understanding the problems, policies, and processes that cross international borders and affect lives around the world.


Asia-Pacific Research Center

The APARC is a unique Stanford University institution focused on the interdisciplinary study of contemporary Asia. It has the mission to produce and publish outstanding interdisciplinary Asia-Pacific-focused research, educate students, scholars, and corporate and governmental affiliates, promote constructive interaction to influence U.S. policy toward the Asia-Pacific, and guide Asian nations on key issues of societal transition, development, U.S.-Asia relations, and regional cooperation.


The Center for East Asian Studies

The CEAS at Stanford University works with all schools, departments, research centers, and student groups to facilitate and enhance all aspects of East Asia-related research, teaching, outreach and exchange across the Stanford campus.