Yuen Ying Chan
Hong Kong University
Award-winning journalist Yuen-Ying Chan is director and professor at Hong Kong University's Journalism and Media Studies Centre, which she established in September 1999. She set up the first professional postgraduate journalism programme in Hong Kong and launched Hong Kong’s first fellowships for working journalists. Chan's honours include a Nieman Fellowship at Harvard University, a George Polk Award for journalistic excellence and an International Press Freedom Award by the Committee to Protect Journalists. She taught at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and was on the board of the Asian American Journalists Association.