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Yang Lan    

Co-Founder & Chairperson of the Sun Media Group & Sun Culture Foundation; Called the 'Oprah of China'

Yang Lan is a household name in China, as a leading broadcast journalist and media entrepreneur. She is the co-founder and chairperson of Sun Media Group, Sun Culture Foundation. She is also the founder and chairperson of Her Village Academy.

She is the only person to have represented Beijing twice for its successful Olympic biddings. She was named as Goodwill Ambassador for 2010 Shanghai Expo. She is a Global Ambassador and International Board Member for the Special Olympics Movement and the first Chinese UNICEF Ambassador, and the vice-chairman of China Charity Alliance. Ms. Yang was honored with many awards, including Columbia University SIPA’s “Global Leadership Award”, the “National Philanthropy Award”, “Women’s Achievement Award” by All-China Women's Federation, “40 Returned Scholars in 40 Years of China’s Reform and Opening-up”, the Paley Center for Media and AOL’s “Makers” award. She is one of The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women by Forbes.


Yang Lan - The Hollywood Reporter
Yang is one of China's most popular TV presenters and one of its most successful broadcasting entrepreneurs, presiding over a major media empire, the Sun ...

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