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.

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Shanghai – ‘Shanghai Homes: Private Life, Memories, and Spatial Initmacy’ with Li Jie, Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

Shanghai – ‘Shanghai Homes: Private Life, Memories, and Spatial Initmacy’ with Li Jie, Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

Li Jie is an Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilization at Harvard University. As a scholar of literary, film, and cultural studies, Li Jie’s research interests center on the mediation of  memories in modern China. Her first book, Shanghai Homes: Palimpsests

Shanghai – ‘Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China’ with Leta Hong Fincher, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Shanghai – ‘Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China’ with Leta Hong Fincher, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Leta Hong Fincher is award-winning journalist and the first American to receive a Ph.D. in Sociology from Tsinghua University. Her book Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China (2014) has been positively reviewed by many publications, including The Economist, New York Times, Wall

Shanghai – ‘Decoding China’s Evolving Political & Economic Landscape’ with James McGregor, Greater China Chairman, APCO Worldwide

Shanghai – ‘Decoding China’s Evolving Political & Economic Landscape’ with James McGregor, Greater China Chairman, APCO Worldwide

James McGregor is the Greater China Chairman for APCO Worldwide in China, member of the APCO International Advisory Council and author of two highly regarded books: No Ancient Wisdom, No Followers: The Challenges ofChinese Authoritarian Capitalism, published in October 2012, and One Billion Customers: Lessons from the Front

Shanghai – ‘Chinese Workers in Japan: Interns or Cheap Labor?’ with Alexandra Harney, Special Correspondent for China, Reuters

Shanghai – ‘Chinese Workers in Japan: Interns or Cheap Labor?’ with Alexandra Harney, Special Correspondent for China, Reuters

Alexandra Harney is Special Correspondent for Reuters in China, based in Shanghai. A Mandarin and Japanese speaker, she was previously a fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, based in Tokyo. She is author of The ChinaPrice: The True Price of Chinese Competitive Advantage (2008), an exploration