On Tuesday, July 18th, the City of Stafford hosted 16 international university students from Taiwan. These outstanding students from top universities were selected to serve as young cultural ambassadors by the Taiwan government. This program equips college students with leadership training by visiting notable U.S. cities.
During their visit, the students learned about the history of Stafford and toured the city. The students also learned about Stafford’s first Asian American city councilwoman, Alice Chen, who is originally from Taiwan. Councilwoman Chen talked about her journey in America beginning as a graduate student to being heavily involved in community leadership. This successful program helps to cultivate future leaders and foster strong relationships between Stafford and the international community.