2024 AmCham China Education Committee Kick-Off Meeting

AmCham China Education Committee is delighted to announce the 2024 kick-off meeting and member mixer scheduled for February 29!

The Education Committee aims to facilitate dialogue between China and the US on education-related topics and to keep AmCham China members informed about cutting-edge developments in the field. Our overarching goal is to bridge the gap between Chinese and US education initiatives while showcasing various models for collaboration between education and business. We warmly welcome members from the education industry and all those interested in learning more about the Education Committee to join us!

During the event, we will introduce our Co-Chairs, reflect on the achievements of the past year, unveil our event proposal plan, share proposed working plans, facilitate member discussions on committee activities, and encourage networking to explore new opportunities.

We look forward to your participation in this exciting event!

Event Details:

  • Event Format: In-Person Meeting + Mixer, @ WeWork 5C
  • Time & Date: February 29, 2024 (Thursday)
  • Language: Chinese and English
  • Contact: Melody Wen, mwen@amchamchina.org +8610-85190864

Please note:

  • The event requires registration and is open exclusively to members.
  • Ensure that you register using your company email address.
  • The mixer is optional, and attendees will be responsible for covering the costs of their own drinks and food. The location of the mixer is yet to be determined.


3:15 PM - 3:30 PM
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM
Welcome and Introduction of Co-Chairs
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Kick-Off Meeting Presentation
-Reflection on the Past Year
-Sharing Proposed Working Plans
-Announcement about Event Proposal Plan
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Member Exchange
Thoughts on Committee Activities
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Mixer (voluntary)


  • Katie Beck (Head of External Relations at Western Academy of Beijing)

    Katie Beck

    Head of External Relations at Western Academy of Beijing

  • Fran Liu (Director of China Office of University of Minnesota)

    Fran Liu

    Director of China Office of University of Minnesota

    Fran Liu joined the University of Minnesota (U of M) China Office in 2019. Her work focuses on advancing the University brand systemwide by sharing U of M information with prospective students and families, engaging the Chinese alumni communities, and developing educational collaborations between the University and its partners in China.

    As the University representative office in China, Fran and her team have achieved a 15% annual growth in follower base through social media marketing and signature events each year. Fran has been invited by the EducationUSA Beijing Office as a speaker to co-present the annual counselors' training workshops.

    Before joining U of M, Fran worked in marketing, business development, and public affairs from local start-ups to U.S. Fortune 500s. Fran is a dynamic and innovative problem-solver who grew business revenue tremendously in her entrepreneurial experiences. Fran holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities and earned her master's degree in business from the University of Washington - Seattle, Foster School of Business.

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  • Jingyu Wang (Executive Director of University of Notre Dame Beijing Global Gateway)

    Jingyu Wang

    Executive Director of University of Notre Dame Beijing Global Gateway

    Jingyu Wang serves as the executive director of the Beijing Global Gateway, University of Notre Dame.

    Wang previously taught at Princeton University as a Lecturer in New Jersey. She also worked as the Research Associate at University of Notre Dame to coordinate the US Department of Education Title VI project with the theme “Undergraduate International Studies & Foreign Language". Wang was the founding Director of Chengdu American Center for Study Abroad from 2012 to 2018 in collaboration with Chengdu Municipal Government in China.

    Wang earned her master’s degree in Applied Linguistics from Beijing Normal University. She used to teach Chinese literature at Daqing No. 4 High School. Additionally, Wang was a co-author of A Kaleidoscope of China through Princeton University Press in 2009.

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AmCham China Member Ticket

Ticket for AmCham China member card-holder, Kick-Off Meeting

Member Price Complimentary
Employee of AmCham China Member Company

Ticket for employee of member company, Kick-Off Meeting

Standard Price Complimentary


5C WeWork, Pacific Century Place

Floor 5, Gate 5, Pacific Century Place,
2A Workers' Stadium North Road,
Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100027 北京市朝阳区工体北路甲2号,盈科中心5号门5层。 邮编100027

Beijing, Chaoyang District, China

If you have any questions please contact Melody Wen

Contact Organizer

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