Asia Society Texas Center's Huffington Award Luncheon
This inaugural Huffington Award Luncheon recognizes recipients of the Roy M. Huffington Award for Contributions to International Understanding, named for the Houston oilman and former ambassador who played a leading role in creating Asia Society Texas Center.
Jon Huntsman Jr. has been named the recipient of this year's award. Former recipients include President George Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush, George Strake, Robert Mosbacher Sr., former Mayor Bill White, Washington SyCip, Gordon M. Bethune and Lee Kuan Yew of Singapore. The Michael Huffington, son of Roy Huffington, will present the award to Huntsman, followed by a lively conversation between Huntsman and Alan Crain, senior vice president and general counsel of Baker Hughes.