Sunday, March 8th 4pm– International Women’s Day: Female Correspondents – Women Covering China–Hannah Beech and Alexandra Harney

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Date(s) - Sunday, March 8 2015
12:00 am

M on the Bund


 The Shanghai Foreign Correspondents Club and M on the Bund present

International Women’s Day: Female Correspondents – Women Covering China

Hannah Beech and Alexandra Harney

Sunday, March 8, 2015

4:00 p.m.

Doors open 3:45 pm, event starts 4:00pm

Two veteran China correspondents talk about the challenges and rewards of covering the world’s most rapidly-changing story, in a special celebration of International Women’s Day. Journalists Hannah Beech and Alexandra Harney will share stories about gathering and delivering news, followed by Q&A.


Venue details:  M on the Bund

Address: 7/F, 20 Guangdong Lu (corner Bund)


Admission: SFCC members: 50 rmb; Non-members: 75 rmb.

The price includes a beverage


About the Speakers:


Hannah Beech is TIME’s East Asia Bureau Chief and China Bureau Chief. Since joining TIME in 1997, she has been based in Hong Kong, Beijing, Bangkok and Shanghai. Beech has reported across Asia, from Afghanistan, Burma and Papua New Guinea to East Timor, Indonesia and Tajikistan. She has received numerous reporting honors, including the 2011 Journalist of the Year award from the Society of Publishers in Asia. Beech, who is half-Japanese and half-American, currently lives in Shanghai.


Alexandra Harney is special correspondent for China at Reuters and the author of The China Price (Penguin, 2008), an investigation into the human and environmental cost of China’s success as the world’s factory. A Mandarin and Japanese speaker, Alexandra spent seven years at the Financial Times as a correspondent and editor. She has been an international affairs fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, a Blakemore fellow at Tsinghua University, and an aide to Japanese politician Nakatani Gen. Alexandra has testified before the US Congress on China’s economy and contributed to The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Atlantic, among other publications. A graduate of Princeton University, Alexandra lives with her husband and two children in Shanghai.


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