New York

YCW's New York was launched in 2014 and its inaugural speaker was Stephanie Kleine-Ahlbrandt, the former Director of Asia-Pacific Programs at the United States Institute for Peace (USIP).

[Photo credit: Jens Schott Knudsen]


New York – Dinner discussion: Jason Pau, Senior director at Alibaba and Chief of Staff International to Mr Jack Ma with Jason Pau [Tuesday, September 25]

New York – Dinner discussion: Jason Pau, Senior director at Alibaba and Chief of Staff International to Mr Jack Ma with Jason Pau [Tuesday, September 25]

Alibaba, one of China’s tech giants, established and transformed e-commerce and mobile payments in a previously cash-based society in well under a decade. It is now branching out into many more initiatives and markets overseas that potentially sets the stage

New York – YCW NY: Zak Dychtwald – “Jiu Ling Hou: Exploring the Lives of Chinese Millennials ” (Tue, Aug 7th ) with Zak Dychtwald [Tuesday, August 07]

New York – YCW NY: Zak Dychtwald – “Jiu Ling Hou: Exploring the Lives of Chinese Millennials  ” (Tue, Aug 7th  ) with Zak Dychtwald [Tuesday, August 07]

China’s Jiu Ling Hou or Post-90’s generation is sometimes referred to as the Net-generation, Me-generation, or Strawberry Generation for their inability to bear hardship or “eat bitterness.” In this conversation with Zak Dychtwald, millennial and author of Young China, Zak

New York – YCW NY: Kevin Peraino – “Mao, Truman, and the Birth of Modern China” (Tue, March 20th) with Kevin Peraino [Tuesday, March 20]

New York – YCW NY: Kevin Peraino – “Mao, Truman, and the Birth of Modern China” (Tue, March 20th) with Kevin Peraino [Tuesday, March 20]

In the opening months of 1949, President Harry S. Truman found himself faced with a looming diplomatic catastrophe—“perhaps the greatest that this country has ever suffered,” as the journalist Walter Lippmann put it. Throughout the spring and summer, Mao Zedong’s