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Lean In Beijing Survey Results / Lean In 北京问卷调查结果featured

In order to understand more about the needs, challenges and experiences of professional women in China, on July, 2013, Lean In Beijing started a survey on work, happiness, and the roles of women in society. Within a month, we received over 500 replies from men and women all over the country. We are excited to share a report

15 Dec 2013
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Lean In Beijing meets with Ambassador-at-Large for Women's Issues Catherine Russell

Ambassador Catherine Russel Meets Lean In Beijing

Selected members of Lean In Beijing, and affiliated Lean In Circles across Beijing, met with Ambassador-at-Large for Women’s Issues, Catherine Russell, in Beijing on Tuesday, May 20. Looking to engage young Chinese women business leaders, entrepreneurs, and business students, Russell held a Lean In-style roundtable to discuss their challenges and concerns.   Carrie Huang, a

22 May 2014
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Be the change you want to see / Lean In Beijing 2014 春季活动

On March 23, more than 60 women from different backgrounds, industries, and stages in life gathered for an afternoon of sharing and discussion with Lean In Beijing’s 2014 Spring Kickoff event. Separating into several 8-10 member groups, the afternoon’s discussions replicated the supportive structure a Circle, small professional peer groups, for those who want to

04 Apr 2014
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Lean In Beijing team member Virgi talks to interested university students.

Lean In Tsinghua Campus Kick Off / Lean In Tsinghua首场活动

(中文) It was when I first started Lean In Tsinghua that I begin to fully understand the Chinese proverb, “A just cause enjoys abundant support.” From my first interactions with the women from Lean in Beijing, my own decision to start Lean In Tsinghua, the interview process to work with the team, and then our

16 Mar 2014
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Lean In RUC Campus Kick Off / 中国首次Lean In 校园活动

(中文) By Carrie Hwang (黄紫红) November 3, 2013, Lean In RUC held our Kickoff Event at Circle Café at the Renmin University of China. Over 40 young ladies joined us in this wonderful event, aiming to share the Lean In attitude with more female students, create that firm support from closely connected Circles, encourage other female

16 Mar 2014
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What Started It All: Sheryl Sandberg TED Talk / 这一切始于一个TED演讲

(中文) Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg’s talk at the 2010 TED WOMEN’s conference on “Why we have too few women leaders” has now been watched more than 3,870,000 times. That was the beginning of the Lean In movement which has stormed the world. In that speech, Sandberg points out that our generation of women

09 Mar 2014
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Think Tank Circle Meeting December

Q&A: Yolanda Wang, Co-Founder, Think Tank

Yolanda Wang is a 20-something professional working in Beijing. Inspired by Lean In and encouraged by Lean In Beijing, she co-founded a Lean In circle in Beijing with her friend Maggie Zhang. Calling their circle “Think Tank,” their ambitions have grown: Think Tank now hosts monthly small private speaker events, and gaining great momentum in

22 Feb 2014
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Q&A: Maggie Zhang, Co-Founder, Think Tank

Maggie Zhang is a 20-something professional working in Beijing. Inspired by Lean In and encouraged by Lean In Beijing, she co-founded a Lean In circle in Beijing with her friend Yolanda Wang. Calling their circle “Think Tank,” their ambitions have grown: Think Tank now hosts monthly small private speaker events, and gaining great momentum in a short time,

22 Feb 2014
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Think Tank discussion

Lean In Stories: Yolanda Wang

“’Leaning in’ has to be a habit, not just a onetime occurrence.’” Yolanda Wang is a 20-something professional working in Beijing. Inspired by Lean In and encouraged by Lean In Beijing, she co-founded a Lean In circle in Beijing with her friend Maggie Zhang. Read her Q&A and follow WeChat blog at ID: THINKTANKBEIJING.   What have been

22 Feb 2014
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News: Beijing Lean In Organization in Women of China

Lean In Beijing now appears on the Women of China English language website (中国妇女(英文)网). The site is part of the All-China Women’s Federation  (中华全国妇女联合会). The Beijing Lean In Organization is the first Chinese Lean In Circle set up by a group of young professional women in Beijing inspired by the book Lean In: Women, Work

17 Oct 2013
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