On June 20, 2016, Maya and her delegation paid a visit to China Global Philanthropy Institute and held a dialogue with the Institute. This time, China Global Philanthropy Institute was the sponsor of the dialogue, which President Wang Zhenyao presided over. The topic of the dialogue was "Charity, Education and Cultural Exchange."
On May 20, the Opening Ceremony of CGPI EMP 2016 Spring Program & Mission-oriented Philanthropic Talent Training Symposium was held in Shenzhen. Ma Weihua, Chairman of the China Global Philanthropy Institute (CGPI), noted that it marks the official opening of China's first global philanthropy institute.
On March 29, the China Philanthropy Research Institute of China Normal University and the China Global Philanthropy Institute jointly released the "China Philanthropy Progress Index". The Index shows that Beijing, Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Guangdong are in top five.
The CGPI-sponsored domestic-first open lesson "Women Leading Philanthropy" given by senior lecturers began on the eve of the International Women's Day. The purpose of the lesson is to meet the social demand, strengthen the CGPI-society interaction, carry forward the modern philosophy for public benefits by spreading professional "Charity Knowledge" and perform the Institute's responsibility and mission regarding mass education.
The 3rd East-West Philanthropists Summit co-sponsored by CGPI and East and West Center was held in Hawaii from January 7 to January 9. Nearly one hundred philanthropic leaders at home and abroad gathered in Honolulu to study the new challenge and opportunity for centenary philanthropy revolving around the theme of "Centenary Philanthropy, New Mission."