Young China Watchers London and NüVoices are co-hosting a wanel (women panel) on how to build a successful China-related career, featuring three experts – Katie Hunt, Ye Liu and Holly White – working on China with experience in media, academia, government and the private sector.
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RUSI – Royal United Services Institute
SW1A 2ET London
Katie Hunt is a London-based journalist and writer, with almost 20 years of experience at major international news organisations. Until last year she was a senior digital producer at CNN International in Hong Kong and lead China coverage for the CNN website. Katie was previously a correspondent for Reuters news agency in Bangkok, Hong Kong and London and worked as an online journalist in the BBC’s Business and Economics Unit. She started her career as a translator and reporter at The China Post newspaper in Taipei. Katie has a BA Hons in Modern Chinese Studies from the University of Leeds and an MSc in Economic Development from LSE. Katie has two daughters.
Dr. Ye Liu is a Lecturer in International Development at King’s College London. Her research primarily focuses on education, gender, youth opportunity, and the legacies of China’s One-Child policy. She was awarded the 2014 Junior Sociologist Prize by the International Sociology Association’s Research Committee on Women in Society for her research on the women from the One-Child generation. She has achieved extensive media coverage and public engagement for her work on the One-Child policy, including acting as panellist and chair for the session on Women, China and the ‘Two-Child’ Policy as part of the 2017 China Changing Festival at the Southbank Centre. Her first monograph entitled: ‘Higher Education, Meritocracy and Inequality in China’ was published by Springer in 2016.
Holly White is a Senior Consultant at Rouse, an intellectual property business. She supports businesses and universities to exploit innovation and commercial opportunities in China. Prior to joining Rouse in September 2017, Holly was a civil servant. Her most recent role was as Regional Manager for Asia-Pacific for the Science and Innovation Network based in the British Embassy in Beijing. Holly’s main focus was China, where she led the UK Government’s relationship in her field, working with institutions in both countries to manage over £360m in joint R&D programmes.