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Yang Lan, Chairperson

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Yang's Biography

Her current hometown: Beijing, China
Education: Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA)
Biggest Influence: Her grandmother.

Yang Lan learned from her resilient grandmother the strength of women and has been using media to show that strength ever since. She made a name for herself as a TV talk show host and is now the most powerful woman in Chinese media. Called the Chinese Oprah, Yang was well-known for her revolutionary talk show Yang Lan One on One and now owns Sun Media Group, which includes Her Village, a TV show and website that reaches over 200 million women a month. She is considered the most powerful woman in Chinese media.