Shanghai 02

YCW launched its second chapter in Shanghai in 2010. As China's financial capital, YCW Shanghai has tapped many experts covering China's economy and financial sector, as well as urbanization. Our speakers have included:

- Jonathan Woetzel, Director of McKinsey & Company, Director of the McKinsey Global Institute in Asia and Co-Chair Urban China Initiative
- Shen Dingli, Vice Dean of the Institute of International Affairs of Fudan University
- The Honorable Ken Jarrett, former US Consul General in Shanghai

YCW Shanghai has co-sponsored many of its events with the Hopkins China Forum, organized by The Johns Hopkins University and its affiliated alumni associations worldwide. Our partner has brought in visiting professors from leading policy graduate program, School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins.

[Photo credit: 基诺 Geno]

Shanghai – ‘Race to the White House: An Insider’s View of US Election Politics’ with Former White House Political Director Frank Lavin. Held in conjunction with the Hopkins China Forum.

Frank Lavin is the CEO of Export Now, which helps US companies sell directly on TMall. He also serves as Chairman of the Public Affairs Practice for Edelman Asia Pacific. Lavin served as Undersecretary for International Trade at the U.S.