On July 1st Fawn Wang stepped down as ANY Co-Chair. For the past two years Fawn has done a superb job of guiding and leading ANY. We will miss her at the helm, but she promises to remain active on the steering committee. Here is our thanks expressed in many Asian languages: Xièxiè (Mandarian), Terima Kasih (Malay), Баярлалаа (Mongolian), спасибо (Russian), Kop Khun (Thai), Nandri (Tamil), Dhanyavād (Hindi), Shukran (Arabic), Teşekkür Ederim (Turkish), 감사합니다 (Korean), M̀h’gōi (Cantonese), and Arigatô (Japanese)!
Fawn Wang, Director for East Asia, is responsible for all Yale’s initiatives in China, Japan, and Korea, including developing and managing a variety of programs that involved creating and sustaining extensive relationships with senior officials in government, business and higher education.
Ms. Wang has organized many Yale presidential visits to China and other high level events. She arranges meetings between Yale officials and Chinese leaders, and handles all media coverage. She is also responsible for hosting distinguished guests and delegations from East Asia region visiting to Yale campus, including Chinese former President Hu Jintao and Vice Premier Liu Yandong.
Prior to her appointment as Assistant Secretary of the University and Director for East Asia, Fawn Wang was a senior program officer at the Yale-China Association, where she developed and managed public and health programs. Fawn holds Master degree in English and Library & Information Science.