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
Yuan Yang, Beijing correspondent for the Financial Times and an experienced leader of sexual consent workshops, joins the pod to discuss what consent means under different circumstances in the wake of allegations of sexual assault in the Beijing correspondent community.
The Wo Men team talk to Enoch Li, founder and CEO of Bearapy, a social entrepreneur venture focusing on helping people with mental stress and burnout
Wall Street Journal reporter Dominique Fong discusses her search for her family’s roots in Guangdong and the fascinating stories she uncovered along the way
In this episode of the Women Podcast, we talk to somebody who is both a typical and an atypical example of the post-95 generation. Gu Xi shares her experiences on how she developed the idea of building a tech community for women.
Yajun and Jingjing discuss Chinese audiences’ reactions to Black Panther – coming in the wake of the CCTV Spring Gala “blackface” scandal – with writer Kassy Lee
On March 8th, International Women’s Day, Jingjing and Yajun were invited to two different panels to discuss women’s issues and how men can better support their wives or girlfriends. They both learnt a lot and were inspired by the debate.
Just before International Women’s Day, Yajun and Jingjing talk with former military officer Shi Xiaoqin, now a passionate advocate for women’s rights in China
China has transformed greatly over the last few decades, and Chinese New Year has also come to mean very different things from generation to generation — Yajun and Jingjing explore the customs and superstitions that have changed with the times
Kit Harford, founder and CEO of Tech Trek, sits down with Jingjing and Yajun to talk about his unique approach to teaching Chinese children about technology
For most women in China, Mu Lan probably lives only as an on-screen character. But our guest today, Lila Stange, feels related to this figure in a very personal way.