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Yang Lan

Yang Lan

Keynote Speaker: Co-Founder & Chairperson of the Sun Media Group & Sun Culture Foundation; Called the 'Oprah of China'

Yang Lan Biography

Yang Lan is a household name in China, as a leading broadcast journalist and media entrepreneur. She is the cofounder and Chairperson of the Sun Media Group and the Sun Culture Foundation. The Sun Media Group is one of the leading private media companies in China with businesses ranging from TV production, integrated communications, to events, and more. The Sun Culture Foundation is a non-profit organization aiming to improve education and promote philanthropy.

Ms. Yang graduated from Beijing Foreign Studies University with Bachelor’s degree in English Language and Literature. She became a rising star by hosting CCTV’s “Zhengda Variety Show”, which earned her the “Golden Microphone Award” in 1994. She followed her experience hosting her television show by attending Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, where she earned a master’s degree in International Affairs. Upon returning to China, she created her signature show “Yang Lan Studio”, now named “Yang Lan One on One”, for the Hong Kong based Phoenix TV. “Yang Lan One on One” has become China’s longest in-depth talk show, accumulating more than 600 interviews with leaders from around the world. In 2000, Ms. Yang and her husband Dr. Bruno Wu launched Sun TV, Greater China first documentary satellite channel. In 2005, she created “Her Village”, a TV talk show geared towards Chinese urban female audience, which was developed into a multimedia community to empower women. She has been firmly committed to promoting cross-cultural communications.

She was chosen to represent China as the ambassador for Beijing’s bid for the 2008 Olympic Games, and was named as Goodwill Ambassador for 2010 Shanghai Expo. Currently she is the Global Ambassador for the Special Olympics Movement and the first Chinese UNICEF Ambassador, the Co-Chair of Lincoln Center China Advisory Council, and the Vice-President of China Charity Alliance. Ms Yang was honored with many awards, including the “Chinese Women of the Year” award, the “Top Ten Women Entrepreneurs” award, The Paley Center For Media “She Made It” award and “Makers” award, Columbia University SIPA’s “Global Leadership Award”, the “National Philanthropy Award”, China’ “Women’s Achievement Award”, and she’s ranked #100 World’s Most Powerful Women in Forbes.

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Yang Lan Videos

YANG Lan SIPA '96 Keynote Speech - 2021 Columbia China and ...
MIT China Summit: Yang Lan
Yang Lan on the UN Conference on Women in Beijing | MAKERS ...

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What topics does Yang Lan speak about?

Yang Lan is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as Hosts & Emcees, Women, Diversity & Inclusion, Entertainers, Women's Health, Influential Women, Marketing, Authors, Engineering, Environment, Neuroscience, Space, Robotics, Genetics, Economy, Acting, Music, Technology, TED, Law, Government, Celebrity, Business, Business Growth, Culture, Biology, Female Leadership and Women in Tech.

Where does Yang Lan travel from?

Yang Lan generally travels from China and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances.

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Yang Lan is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Hosts & Emcees, Women and Diversity & Inclusion. The estimated speaking fee range to book Yang Lan for live events is $100,000 - $200,000, and for virtual events $50,000 - $100,000. Yang Lan generally travels from China and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Barbara Corcoran, Jessica Alba and Marc Randolph. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Yang Lan for an upcoming event.

Speaker profile last updated by AAE Talent Team on 08/11/2023.

Yang Lan Videos

YANG Lan SIPA '96 Keynote Speech - 2021 Columbia China and ...
MIT China Summit: Yang Lan
Yang Lan on the UN Conference on Women in Beijing | MAKERS ...
2013 Keanu Reeves. Interview with Yang Lan - YouTube

Yang Lan News

  • Yang Lan - The Hollywood Reporter

    Yang is one of China's most popular TV presenters and one of its most successful broadcasting entrepreneurs, presiding over a major media empire, the Sun ...

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