As a household name in China, she is referred to as the Oprah Winfrey of China and was listed by Forbes as 100 Most Powerful Women in the World. She is the co-founder and Chairperson of Sun Media Group and non-profit Sun Culture Foundation.
Ms. Yang created her signature show, Yang Lan One on One, which has become China’s longest-running in-depth talk show, with over 1,000 interviews with leaders from around the world. Her guests have included: Bill Clinton, Elon Musk, Henry Kissinger, Jack Welch, Jackie Chan, Kobe Bryant, Hugh Jackman, and Michael Phelps.
Yang Lan's philanthropic efforts are centered around women's empowerment and education and expanding cultural knowledge and acceptance. Ms. Yang's non-profit engagements include collaborating with Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Harvard University and co-organizing with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation the Giving Pledge event in Beijing. She is also a Global Ambassador and International Board Member for the Special Olympics Movement and the first Chinese UNICEF Ambassador, and the Vice-Chairman of China Charity Alliance.Shop Full Collection Now
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"Lan is an iconic figure in China, building her career with the goal of empowering women. We were honored to co-create this line with Lan. Lan searched for top quality cashmere in Inner Mongolia and created a casual yet elegant line, comprised of pieces that can be paired with jeans or a dressy outfit. The beanies are the softest and warmest beanies I have ever worn."
– Charity Richins
Grapevine Village COO
"Upon meeting Yang Lan, China’s Oprah Winfrey, at a board meeting for the Special Olympics, we began talking about a potential collaboration of the most high end, luxurious output of Chinese products. We landed on Mongolian cashmere! We thought perhaps we should start a cross border collaboration, so we jointly created the Yang Lan cashmere line, which combines the world’s most luxurious Mongolian cashmere along with Lan’s unparalleled eye for detail. Together, GV and Lan launched Yang Lan Fashion! We specialize in hoodies and beanies, and will extend the line in the fall to include luxury loungewear. We wanted to bring the best of China to the US to show that Chinese brands are also luxurious!"
– Kristen Standish
Grapevine Village CEO