my beloved grandma

My grandma passed away well over 13 years ago but I still miss her. Recently, I went back to Nanjing to visit my parents who still live in a flat in New Wuding Village, where grandma spent her last years. To welcome me, my parents prepared a little feast, chicken soup, stirred fried bamboo shoots,… Continue reading my beloved grandma

Women in Politics – not quite half of the sky

This morning, I was invited by the US embassy to take part in a roundtable discussion with Melanne Verveer, the ambassador-at-Large for Global Women’s Issues. Upon the invitation of All-China Women’s Federation, Ambassador Verveer is leading a delegation of prominent American women to take part in the International Forum on Women and Sustainable Development. My… Continue reading Women in Politics – not quite half of the sky

China Radio International

On Thursday, I was invited to take part in a panel discussion about moral ethics in China by China Radio International. A producer from the English language service got in touch after reading my article about Little Yueyue and China’s moral crisis in Observer. Here’s the link: The one hour long program was live, presented by… Continue reading China Radio International