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Theme: Women's Power

This event occurred on
April 15, 2023
1:00pm - 7:00pm CST
(UTC +8hrs)
Sanya, Hainan

TEDxSanya team has invited 12 excellent speakers from various fields to share how they use their brilliant ideas to make a difference in their lives and the world.

Atlantis Sanya
No.36, Hai Tang Bei Road, Sanya
Sanya, Hainan, 572000
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Charlotte (Zhiyu) Zhang

Cornell Architecture Student, Influencer, and Songwriter
Charlotte Zhang is a Bachelor of Architecture student in Cornell University, and an exchange student in Peking University. She is also a crew member both in Fenglei Crew of Peking University and @BreakfreeCornell of Cornell University. Working as a songwriter in dygalaxy Record Company, influencer on XiaoHongShu, sports model of JORDAN, guest instructor in SFK Institute, she as a GenZ teenager makes it to explore multiple roles in life, encouraging young generation to challenge themselves and know their infinite possibilities.

Chengcheng Hong

Hong Chengcheng, received her master's degree in Health Data Science from the University of Manchester. She studied in Harbin Institute of Technology (Shenzhen Graduate School) for the doctor's degree. After dropping out of school for her doctor's degree, she worked as a Clinical Engineer in Mindray. During this period, she participated in the recording of Tencent Variety show "Heartbeat Signals" and became a popular guest. She is currently a multi-industry video creation blogger and entrepreneur.

Chun Lu

Author, Home Education Coach
Blogger of parent-child travel education, special advisor of parent-child program of China Adventure Association, Master of Management from University of International Business and Economics. She has published books such as "Self-help Travel Guide for Children" and "Parenting Psychology in travel". She has won the Story Award of the Publicity Department of the All-China Women's Federation & the Central Network Society Bureau [One Hundred Women Netizens in China], and has published books such as Parent-Child Self-help Travel Guide and Parent-Child Travel Makes Children More Independent. Main research field: The combination and analysis of parent-child travel parenting education, psychology and practice.

Jenny Lau

Founder and President of Sino Jet Group, Chairperson of the Asian Business Aviation Association
Ms. Lau graduated from the University of Southern California with a Master's degree in Public Policy and Management and a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, and then worked at Morgan Stanley in Wealth Management division. With extensive experience and knowledge, Ms.Lau defines Sino Jet's mission and values and introduces private banking model to business aviation industry and emphasizes a commitment to service excellence and personalized services. Ms.Lau actively cooperates with other counterparts to create new business opportunities and promote the development of the industry. She has made outstanding contribution to the field and is elected as the Chairperson of the Asian Business Aviation Association(a.k.a.AsBAA) and awarded as “Woman of the Year". She has also been awarded the “Outstanding Contribution to Business Aviation” by Sapphire Pegasus Business Aviation Award.

Kris Chan

Fashion Magazine Producer, Stylist, Actor and Model
Kris Chan, founder of Huakai Culture Media Company, fashion magazine producer, stylist, photographer, model. Engaged in the fashion industry for more than ten years, he has founded a new generation of fashion magazine SENSE, and established his own fashion modeling team to serve various celebrities and brands. As the producer of China's post 90s fashion magazine, he has a unique and keen sense of fashion touch, and has set foot in multiple fields. In 2015, he was awarded the National Top 10 Models in the 15th China Professional Model Contest. In 2016, he starred in the online film "My Sixth Time Boyfriend", which received tens of millions of hits. In 2017, he hosted the Swiss tourism promotion variety show "Fresh Travels", which was co sponsored by the Swiss Tourism Administration of China, and received high praise.

Lin Zhao

Co-Chair of Harvard Alumni Entrepreneurs (China), Founder of Beijing Yoda Positive Psychology Company
As a continuous entrepreneur, right after graduating from Penn, she started her own business and successively established Beijing Utop International Education Company and Beijing Yoda Positive Psychology Company. Meanwhile, as a physical and mental health enthusiast, she began practicing yoga at the age of 19, and began learning mindfulness in the mountains of Puerto Rico. During her study at Harvard, she followed Professor Ellen Langer to study mindfulness. After returning to China, she founded a mindfulness center, and also obtained Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Teacher Certificate (MBSR) and Stanford University mindfulness Teacher Certificate (in training).

Shelly Xile Huang

Finance Influencer
Known as "Morning Shelly", finance influencer with 300k fans, member of Sina Finance M+Lady, cast of iQiyi "Hello Other Half"; alumni of Columbia Business School and University of Southern California, assisted in managing a USD 200MM fund, co-founder of a RMB 2B private equity, assisted in financing RMB 8B in CICC investment bank, mentor of Banker to Be program, Broadway musical investor, founder of finance MCN.

Shizhe Shen

Steinway artist Shizhe Shen, praised for her brilliant technique, strong temperament, charming stage personality and the depth in her interpretations, her thrilling performances has led her to many prestigious venues worldwide. Her debut CD “Fire” won the gold medal at Global Music Award (GMA), she was also the only Asian pianist who won the prize this time. Moreover, she is listed on the Forbes China 30 under 30 in 2022. In spite of her youth, she is already recognized as one of China’s leading pianists. Shen also dedicates her time to charitable music projects and has recently had a music room named after her in China.

Siru (Rose) Zhu

Content Creator, Entrepreneur
Siru (Rose) Zhu, graduated from University of California, San Diego with an Honors Degree in Political Science major. After graduation, she started her own business, and later moved on to work as an Investment/Business Consultant in Los Angeles and a Strategy Analyst for an FMCG company in Beijing. Zhu currently works as a social media influencer/content creator who has more than 300,000 followers. She has worked with both international and domestic top-tier brands, like lululemon, Nike, adidas, Lancôme, Estée Lauder, Helena Rubinstein, Land Rover and Nestlé, etc. Zhu has appeared on the opening screen of the RED app multiple times (RED - a popular Chinese social media platform). She has also appeared on billboards for Nike nationwide in China as the main model for the seasonal yoga line. She is a certified yoga teacher by the Yoga Alliance, and also a PADI-certified Rescue Diver.

Yan Tung Ada Li

Public Policy Student
Ada Li graduated from Boston University with a double major in sociology and archaeology. Since high school, Ada has represented Chinese youth by delivering multiple speeches on sustainability and climate actions at the COP21 and COP23 conferences. She is currently a public policy student at the University of Chicago.

Yi Zhu

Chinese Figure Skater, 2022 Ladies Figure Skating Winter Olympian
A Chinese ladies' singles figure skater who was born in Los Angeles, United States. In 2018, she won the U.S. national novice title and was recruited by the Chinese National Team. She represented China in the 2022 Beiing Winter Olympics. Currently, she is a freshman at the School of Psychology and Cognitive Science of Peking University. She's striving to balance her studies and training, whilst becoming the best version of herself. She also encourages the future generation through major social media platforms: Weibo and Douyin.

Yuqi Wu

Founder at HIMO GROUP
Yuqi Wu, founder at HIMO GROUP. She graduated at China Europe International Business School. Yuqi Wu created a game-changing business model that integrated online reservation and offline photography services. On a mission to “Beautify the World ”, she has been using her camera as a powerful tool to curate our lives. With now approximately 600 franchises in 89+ cities in China, HIMO has offered its photography service to 22,000,000+ customers nationwide.

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Sanya, China