Caught in the Crossfire: Witnessing “Political Correctness” at Yale

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  A couple of weeks ago, I found out by accident through a share on Facebook that I was part of a team at the New York Times Chinese website that won the 2017 SOPA Awards for Excellence in Lifestyle…

Yes She Can. But How Far is Too Far?

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Last week, a Facebook post showing a photo of a smiling Chinese student in cap and gown speaking in front of a podium caught my eye. I felt happy and proud of her courage to speak in front of a…

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Exclusive Part Two Interview with Chinese Pianist Lang Lang

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World-renowned classical pianist Lang Lang talks about his International Music Foundation, and his vision to educate and inspire the next generation.

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Exclusive Part One Interview with Chinese Pianist Lang Lang

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Headliners & Heroes presents exclusive part one interview with world-renowned classical pianist Lang Lang. He describes his childhood in China, his passion for piano performing and his road to success.

One in a Billion – A New Podcast

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Welcome to “One in a Billion” –  Coming next Sunday July 24th A 16 year-old girl from Hebei province decides to come to America after spending nine years at a Chinese army youth school. She is 21 years old now. A rising junior…

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The Making of Alibaba: A Glimpse of Jack Ma’s Leadership Style

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In the Fall of 2014, the biggest Chinese dreamer became the biggest  headliner in America! Jack Ma, Founder & Executive Chairman of Alibaba took the global financial world by storm last Friday (Sept 19, 2014) with the biggest ever IPO…

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How did Porter discover a “Crocodile in the Yangtze?”

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When he was young, Porter Erisman thought China was this faraway place that he could reach if he kept digging deep enough in his own backyard! Years later, Porter learned Mandarin, went to business school, and found himself working for Jack…

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Exclusive Interview with Lisa Ling

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Chinese American journalist Lisa Ling, TV host of “Our America” on Oprah Network, describes her upbringing in California, her career choice of television news and her passion for journalism.

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How did Ida Liu of Citi pave her path to success in Corporate America?

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Ida Liu, Managing Director and Head of North America Asian Clients Group at Citi, grew up in a traditional Chinese family. Her Chinese identity has played a crucial role in her career path in fashion and finance. How did she…

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How did Albert Cheng discover the Disney magic?

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Albert Cheng grew up as the son of a science professor, always acing his math and science courses. But after graduating from MIT with an engineering degree and working at Boeing, he felt he was not on the right path. What went wrong? How did…

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Exclusive Interview with Chinese American Playwright David H. Hwang

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David Henry Hwang describes his passion for playwriting since college, shares inspirations and challenges that he has encountered, and gives advice to aspiring playwrights.

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How did Ida Liu of Citi pave her path to success in Corporate America?

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Ida Liu, Managing Director and Head of North America Asian Clients Group at Citi, grew up in a traditional Chinese family. Her Chinese identity has played a crucial role in her career path in fashion and finance. How did she…