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The dramatic growth of the Chinese American community has resulted in a rising demand for insurance of all kinds and an increasing need for a better understanding of the industry.


Established in 1989 in Greater New York, The Chinese American Insurance Association (CAIA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the interests and concerns of Chinese American insurance professionals. In addition, we are committed to educating the Chinese American community in the importance of insurance coverages.


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The Chinese American Insurance Association is proud to announce our honoree for the 2023 Year of the Rabbit banquet will be Michael Chang, Head of Corporate Risk and Broking (CRB) North America of WTW.

Michael is a highly accomplished executive within the insurance industry. Prior to joining WTW, Michael served for six years as co-leader of Sompo International’s Global Insurance and CEO of its Global Risk Solutions businesses, after spending nearly 20 years at Chubb, where he held various senior roles, including leadership of Chubb’s Commercial Insurance Global Risk Management Group and the Global Real Estate Unit.

With a degree in Multinational Business Management from Wharton, Michael Chang strongly believes in inclusion and diversity, an industry priority to develop and retain great talent.
Please join us in honoring Michael Chang’s accomplishments on March 23, 2023 at the Royal Queen Restaurant in Flushing, New York.

Registration invitations and additional event details to follow in the coming weeks. For any questions, please feel free to reach out to out to the CAIA Board of Directors.

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CAIA Scholarship Application Instructions:

Please read and follow carefully. All applications and accompanying documents MUST be received or postmarked by the Feb 17, 2023 deadline. Applications can be found in the scholarship section of our website.

Please complete the college scholarship application form in its entirety along with a short essay and email the paperwork to Theresa Lee at:

In addition to these scholarships, CAIA works closely with many major insurance associations, and holds other activities throughout the year. CAIA is a lead sponsor of an Insurance Industry Diversity Career Fair, working with cognate organizations and the insurance industry.

President’s Message

The foremost objective of the Chinese American Insurance Association is to gather the wisdom of talented people and give full play to their professional talents to assist the organization in responding to challenges facing the Chinese American insurance industry and acting as a bridge to the Asian market for global insurance companies. 

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Get access to exclusive industry partnerships, educational events and seminars, career opportunities, membership and event ticket discounts, partner discounts and other perks while helping us promote our goals and scholarships within the Chinese American community.

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The CAIA Annual Banquet is the highlight of our year, bringing together industry leaders, insurance professionals, and talented individuals to further our goal of promoting Chinese American insurance companies and professionals.  CAIA works closely with many major insurance associations and other industry partners, and holds other activities throughout the year. CAIA is a lead sponsor of an Insurance Industry Diversity Career Fair