Lucy Sun oral history interview and transcript
Lucy Sun was born in a Taiwanese family of 1st-generation immigrants, whose family value carries a strong emphasis on appreciation for cultural heritage. Her education background is a collage of business, arts and humanities. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in art history from Vassar College, MBA from Harvard Business School; and more than two decades of banking career later, a master’s degree in Chinese Art from SOAS in London. She worked for Goldman Sachs as an investment banker in equities in her entire career. Art collecting and philanthropy is at the center of her life outside of career in finance. She is on the board of Asian Art Museum in San Francisco (until end of 2020), and the Dunhuang Foundation; and she also served as commissioner and co-chair on the Asian Arts Committee for the City of San Francisco from 2014–19.
This recording and transcript form part of a collection of oral history interviews conducted by the Chao Center for Asian Studies at Rice University. This collection includes audio recordings and transcripts of interviews with Asian Americans native to or living in Houston.