A devout Buddhist and market vendor who works seventeen hours a day to change the world through seemingly ordinary acts of empathy and magnanimity
A Taiwanese Buddhist nun (bhikkhuni), teacher, and philanthropist often called the "Mother Teresa of Asia."
An engineer who founded a Buddhist-inspired volunteer movement that built more than 200 bridges in remote areas of Taiwan
Taiwan’s committed public health doctor, who created highly effective programs of health service, sanitation and family planning that enabled Taiwan to become progressive.
China’s gifted planner of postwar industrial development, who transformed Taiwan into one of the fastest growing economies in the world.
Taiwan’s premier dancer and choreographer whose brilliantly original dance compositions and stunning performances now rival the best in the world
A Taiwanese politician and Senior Advisor to ROC President Chen Shui-bian and was a mayor of Tainan, serving from 1977 to 1985
A Chinese atomic and nuclear theoretical physicist who worked in the United States, Canada, mainland China, and Taiwan. He has been called the "Father of Chinese Physics"
A Chinese man who dedicated his career to educating rural people who had no opportunity for schooling and reeducating the educated to share in this task
Founder, editor and publisher of Tien Sia, or CommonWealth, one of Taiwan’s most popular business magazines, which has become a significant force in promoting economic progress - combined with social responsibility – in the country