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CEO Lulu C. Wang: 'I Was Not Intimidated' by Male-Dominated Financial Field

CEO of Tupelo Capital Management LLC Lulu Chow Wang attends the 'AOL: Women In Business' New York screening at New York Stock Exchange on October 23, 2014 in New York City. (Andrew Toth/Getty Images)
BusinessCurrent Affairs

"There was nothing that could not be done because I was a girl or a woman. If I enjoyed something, I went for it."

The Deadly World of China's Fireworks Factories

Yuyang Liu/ChinaFile
BusinessCurrent Affairs

In the factories where 90 percent of the world's fireworks are made, female workers toil in dangerous conditions — and struggle to obtain compensation when things go awry.

Ajay Piramal: Five Lessons in the Life of 'India's Warren Buffett'

Ajay Piramal is one of India's wealthiest and most successful businessmen. (Richter Frank-Jurgen/Flickr)
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Humility, faith, and a willingness to make mistakes has turned Piramal into one of India's most successful business people.

Japan Is Leading the Global Trend Toward Simplicity

Stacks of colorful basics at Uniqlo. (Kiwi He/Flickr)

These brands are making the most of the "less is more" mindset — but not everyone is on board.

Dragons, Worms, and Why China's Slowdown Is 'No Reason to Panic'

Asian Development Bank Chief Economist Shang-Jin Wei speaks at Asia Society in New York on April 8, 2016. (Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society)
Current Affairs

The Asian Development Bank's chief economist says China's growth slowdown is to be expected, but there are a few things it should do to increase productivity.

'Sixteen for '16': Predictions for Asia in 2016

Asia Society's Asia Society's Tom Nagorski predicts that Iran will make good on its end of the nuclear deal, but this still doesn't mean that tensions between Tehran and Washington will cease.
Current Affairs

Asia Society Executive Vice President Tom Nagorski on what's on tap for Asia in the new year.

Interview: How 'Peer Pressure' is Spurring Philanthropy in Asia

Asia 21 Young Leader Wenchi Yu (Wenchi Yu)
Current Affairs

Asia 21 Young Leader Wenchi Yu describes the changing landscape for Asian philanthropy and opportunities for female entrepreneurs in China. 

How Can Companies Make Better Use of Asian American Talent?

Pirq CEO and diversity and entreprenuership expert James Sun speaks at Asia Society's Diversity Leadership Forum. (Ellen Wallop/Asia Society)

Business leaders and diversity experts at the 2015 Diversity Leadership Forum share ways that the underrepresentation of Asian Pacific Americans in corporate leadership positions can be addressed.

Interview: 'We Need a Mindset Shift' in Corporate Culture Diversity

Cotential Founder and CEO Erica Dhawan. (Erica Dhawan)
BusinessCurrent Affairs

Erica Dhawan discusses Asian Americans in the workforce, workplace diversity, and skills millennials should be developing.

Interview: CNBC's Melissa Lee on Reporting from China and Taking It 'One Show at a Time'

Anchor Melissa Lee on the set of CNBC’s Fast Money. (CNBC)

Fast Money anchor Melissa Lee discusses her childhood in Long Island, how an early career in consulting prepared her for journalism, and her experiences reporting from China.