Helen Wang on Cultural Adaptation

Helen H. Wang is an award-winning author, consultant, and expert on China’s middle class.

Wang’s new book The Chinese Dream: The Rise of the World’s Largest Middle Class and What It Means to You has won the 2012 Eric Hoffer Book Award and First Horizon Award. Wang has appeared on BBC World Television News, CNNMoney, been quoted by the Wall Street Journal, The Christian Science Monitor, and featured in San Jose Mercury News, China Daily, and other major media.

A Forbes contributing columnist and sought-after speaker, Wang now divides her time between consulting for companies doing business in China and helping non-profit organizations make a difference.

Wang lives in Silicon Valley with her husband, her dog Frodo, and her parakeets Star and Jade. In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, dance, gardening, and travel.