Dori Jones Yang
An award-winning author, journalist, and speaker, Dori Jones Yang worked for eight years in the 1980s as Hong Kong bureau chief for Business Week, covering China during its pivotal years. Educated in history at Princeton and in international relations at Johns Hopkins, she has written eight books, including her memoir of her years in China, a best-selling business book about Starbucks, two historical novels, and two award-winning novels about Chinese children in America. From her current base near Seattle, she also worked as West Coast technology correspondent for U.S. News and World Report. Fluent in Mandarin Chinese, she has traveled throughout China over forty years and spoken about her books across the United States.