Helen H. Wang is an award-winning author and expert on China’s middle class. Originally from China, Wang has lived in the U. S. for over twenty years. After finishing her master’s degree at Stanford University, she worked in Silicon Valley, holding a variety of jobs, from consultant to Fortune 500 companies to entrepreneur at Internet start-ups. Wang’s book The Chinese Dream: The Rise of the World’s Largest Middle Class and What It Means to You has won numerous awards. Wang has appeared on BBC World Television News, CNNMoney, been quoted by the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, and other major media. Wang now divides her time between consulting for companies doing business in China and helping non-profit organizations make a difference.