After reviewing dozens of candidates for our first annual Young China Watcher of the Year Award, our nomination committee narrowed the list of highly qualified individuals down to five. These outstanding nominees represent a wide variety of China-related fields: they work (or have worked) in journalism, academia, government, nonprofit, and think tanks.
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).
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YCW NY: Panel Discussion “Philanthropy in China: Emerging Trends” with Yong Lu (CEO & Founder of Evergreen Asia Advisors), Jessica Batke (Senior Editor at ChinaFile), Gena Palumbo (President & Founder at Children of China Pediatrics Foundation), Linda He Mei (Founder
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
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
Join Young China Watchers in marking the 40th anniversary of “reform and opening,” with Julian Gewirtz. We’ll sit down to dinner with Julian to hear insights from and discuss his book, Unlikely Partners: Chinese Reformers, Western Economists, and the Making