陈愉 Joy Chen

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Feng Xiaogang Immortalized on Hollywood Walk of Fame

What drove me to write this blog today is my experience this past weekend, when I was honored to host the gala following the handprint ceremony for director Feng Xiaogang here in Hollywood. “China’s Steven Spielberg” Feng Xiaogang is the very first Chinese director ever to be immortalized on the Walk of Fame with this honor. I’m sure others will follow in the years ahead.

WSJ Column: How to find the career of your dreams

‘You hate your job?’they ask. ‘Everyone hates their job!’ No. Not everyone hates their job. If you have the spirit to dream about your career, then you have the spirit to make your dream come true.
How one woman created her dream career. Three times.

English/Chinese edition now available!

Dear friends: I’m so happy to announce that the English/Chinese bilingual edition of my best-selling book Do Not Marry Before Age 30 is now available. The title of my book addresses one of the hottest social issues in China today, the stigma of the “leftover woman.” Women as young as 22 tell me they’re leftover! […]

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WSJ Column: Young children’s classes: Too much pressure too soon?

Greetings from sunny L.A.!  Spring is here, and I’ve been having such fun playing with Dave and our girls. Lila  now is 2.5, and it’s such fun to see her gaining new words in Chinese and English every day. Playing tennis makes me feel fit and strong The May issue of Trends Health is on […]

WSJ Column: More women on weibo but men’s voices are louder

An MIT graduate student recently analyzed the users of Sina Weibo and found that 60% of the users are women, but men comprise twice as many of the users with over 5,000 fans. The title’s study: More women on Weibo but men’s voices are louder. I was thinking about this study last night when I went to bed. And then I imagined a dark and joyless world….