AASCU Graduates: The Difference We Make
How Man Wong
Bachelor of Arts
University of Wisconsin-River Falls
In 1982, How Man Wong led the first of six major exploration and photojournalism expeditions for the National Geographic Society. In 1985 he led an expedition for several months across thousands of miles that culminated in him being credited with finding the true source for the Yangtze River in the rugged plateau regions of Tibet. Wong founded the China Exploration and Research Society in 1986. Its mission is to explore the remote regions of China while conducting multi-disciplinary research, implementing nature and culture conservation projects, and sharing that information through education and the media.