Cai's disease meant she was viewed as worthless by her family. But she was determined to prove them wrong.
Karoline Kan meets coffee farmers in China's southwest, where climate change and intensive farming are having a major impact on the area's environment
What’s in a name? For Annie Huang, potentially a new lease of life.
Zhang Leilei has played an important role in feminist campaigns in China, including raising awareness about sexual harassment and gender equality.
Reporter and filmmaker Jocelyn Ford on bringing female-centric stories to the fore.
The Wǒ Men Podcast team explore what Chinese audiences care about most when it comes to a Hollywood-produced China story.
The Wo Men team share an interview recorded at LA's SlutWalk 2018 and discuss what China can learn from it.
Eva Yoo talks about her mission to take on China's expansive Belt and Road project by bike.
The problems with, and evolution of, China's soft power project.
Carrie Yu, co-founder of The Bulk House, talks about living a zero waste life in Beijing
Cynthia He joins the Wo Men Podcast team to look at the underlying societal rationale behind China's 996 work culture.
The traditional expat image is changing in China, as the Wo Men Podcast team discover with Katharina Kempf
Yajun and Jingjing welcome the newest member of the Wo Men Podcast team, author Karoline Kan.
Author and former New York Times journalist Karoline Kan joins the Wo Men Podcast at the Yenching Global Symposium to discuss how history has helped shape China's millennial generation
Yajun Zhang shares her view from the inner sanctum of the World Economic Forum in Davos
Jingjing and Yajun speak with entrepreneur and ex-investment banker Jackie You about relying on one’s heart as a guide to navigating China’s rapidly changing professional landscape
Co-hosts Yajun and Jingjing look back on 2018 and ahead to 2019!
Debate champion Lysa Wei joins the podcast to talk about how debating has helped her professional and personal life.
Sunny Sun, co-host of her own Chinese-language podcast, is an online dating veteran. Today she shares her observations on the differences between Chinese and English online dating and how she wound up on a Tinder date with an undercover FBI agent.
11.11 is Singles Day in China and it’s become a major consumer holiday. Jingjing and Yajun talk about the fascinating buy, buy, buy culture behind the holiday. Let’s take a look at what’s in their shopping cart.
Yang Yi shares her remarkable story from Chinese student abroad to prison psychologist in New Zealand.
Yajun and Jingjing talk to Chinese female coding pioneer Gu Xi, who was recently featured in Apple’s global “Behind the Mac” campaign
Chinese consumers who in the 1980s and 1990s once rushed to embrace foreign products and brands as trendy status symbols are now starting to (re)develop an appreciation for China’s rich heritage.
Imagine not being allowed to take a shower, leave your house, or even open a window for an entire month. This is the experience for millions of women in China immediately after giving birth – but how relevant is the “zuo yuezi” tradition today?
After a stuttering start and silence among many a male would-be ally, China’s #MeToo movement suddenly appears to have some strong momentum. Yajun and Jingjing discuss the recent developments with Prof Shi Xiaoqin
An inside look at how Chinese media is adapting to new technologies and new pressures, from the perspective of a senior editor with a major Chinese media outlet
On Saturday 7 July, the RADII-backed Wǒ Men Podcast celebrated its first anniversary with an entertaining afternoon of thoughtful discussion – all recorded live at the Beijing Bookworm.
The pod team talk to author Lijia Zhang about her journey from rocket factory worker to globe-trotting author – plus there’s an exciting event announcement.
In honour of Children’s Day, the forever young hosts of the Wǒ Men Podcast discuss their own childhoods and growing up in ’80s China