Helen Wang via Flickr One of the more amazing shifts China has undergone in the past decades is its ability to create wealth for its citizens, and lift hundreds of millions out of poverty. The mental picture many outsiders still have of China, enforced when they see the PLA marching onRead More →

Helen Wang  by Fantake The long-awaited book by Helen H. Wang The Chinese Dream: The Rise of the World’s Largest Middle Class and What It Means to You is now available at Amazon. The book is endorsed by some of the bigger names in the China debate: James Fallows ofRead More →

Helen Wang via Flickr Helen Wang looks at the prospects of democracy in China, inside and outside the Communist Party. Both options do not look very viable, she writes in Forbes. The Communist Party has picked up the best and the brightest, also from those returning from overseas. Helen Wang: InRead More →

Warren Buffett via Wikipedia Warren Buffett visited this week China’s electric car maker BYD in Shenzhen, where he invested 230 million US dollar to buy ten percent of the company. BYD stands for “Build Your Dream”, recalls Helen Wang on her weblog, one of many dreams in China. Helen Wang:Read More →

Jack Ma of Alibaba In the slipstream of the most recent Yahoo–Alibaba brawl Helen Wang recalls the long-standing tradition of failure Yahoo’s ecommerce site Ebay had in China. From an excerpt of her upcoming book “The Chinese Dream” in Forbes. The struggle started in 2004: In 2004, I visited AlibabaRead More →

Helen Wang by Fantake via Flickr Author and consultant Helen Wang has joined the China Speakers Bureau. Born in Hangzhou and since twenty years living in the US, she has become a leading expert on China’s middle class. Her book “The Chinese Dream” will be published shortly. Her Chinese rootsRead More →

Helen Wang is a contributor to Forbes and a sought-after speaker. Her book, “The Chinese Dream,” is based on over 100 interviews with the new members of the Chinese middle class. Currently, Wang divides her time between consulting for companies doing business in China and helping non-profit organizations make a difference. She travels from Silicon Valley.Read More →