Yang Lan

Chairperson of Sun Media Group

Ms. Yang Lan, the Chairperson of Sun Media Group and Sun Culture Foundation, graduated from Beijing Foreign Studies University and Columbia University. Since 2001, her signature show Yang Lan One on One has become China’s longest-running talk show. In 2005, Ms. Yang created Her Village, a TV talk show geared towards Chinese urban female audience, which was developed into a multimedia community to empower women. She was chosen as the presenter for Beijing’s bid for the 2008 Olympic Games and 2022 Olympic Winter Games, and 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, the Co-Chair of Lincoln Center China Advisory Council, and the Vice-Chairman of China Charity Alliance. Ms. Yang is one of The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women by Forbes.