Co-Founder and Chairperson, Sun Media Group and Sun Culture Foundation
Yang Lan is a broadcast journalist and media entrepreneur. The co-founder and chairperson of Sun Media Group and Sun Culture Foundation, she is also the founder and chairperson of Her Village Academy. The only person to represent Beijing twice for its successful Olympic bids, Lan is a global ambassador and international board member for the Special Olympics, the first Chinese UNICEF ambassador, and the vice chairman of China Charity Alliance. Among her many recognitions are Columbia University SIPA’s Global Leadership Award, the Women’s Achievement Award of All-China Women’s Federation, and the Paley Center for Media and AOL’s Makers award. Lan is one of Forbes’ World’s 100 Most Powerful Women.