Sophia Yan is an award-winning international correspondent whose work has taken her around the world. A versatile reporter, she is equally adept at grilling CEOs in sit-down interviews, and improvising in the field as a one-woman band.
Her extensive coverage of China examines the impact of the country’s rapid rise, spotlights unique angles that illustrate the growth of the economy, and dives into the real-life, human side of complex business stories.
In 2015, Sophia was named an Abe Journalist Fellow, and her work has been honored with a "Best in Business" award from the Society of American Business Editors and Writers.
Sophia is also an accomplished classical pianist and has performed in prestigious venues including Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. She is fluent in Mandarin, speaks basic Taiwanese, Cantonese and Spanish, is studying Japanese, and can always order a lavish meal in French.
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