How Can AI and Liberal Arts Education Inspire Your Life?

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Co-hosted by UChicago Club of Beijing, Yale Club of Beijing, and Yale Center Beijing


Event Time

Tuesday, April 9, 2024


6:30 pm-7:00 pm

Presentation and Q&A

7:00 pm-8:30 pm


Yale Center Beijing 
36th Floor Tower B of IFC Building 8 Jianguomenwai Avenue Chaoyang District, Beijing (Yong'anli Subway Station, Exit C) 


Registration and Fees

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Ticket: RMB 60 for alumni of Yale and UChicago, and participants of past Yale Center Beijing programs; RMB 80 for regular admission.

*The registration fee for the event is non-refundable. Unless due to a force majeure reason, Yale Center Beijing will not refund any part of the registration fee if a participant fails to attend the event.

Walk-ins will not be accepted.

The language of the event will be Chinese.. 

Note: Seats are available on a first-come-first-served basis.


The Event

Join us on April 9 for a panel discussion on "How Can AI and Liberal Arts Education Inspire Your Life?" This event brings together an investor in the internet sector, a Hugo Award winning writer, and an educator. They will explore AI's impact on liberal arts education, with a focus on the insights science offers for personal and corporate development.




Yongqiang Deng
Founding Partner, Innoangel Space

Yongqiang Deng is the founding partner of Innoangel Space, the executive secretary general of Connection of Tsinghua Innovators, and the secretary general of the Professional Committee of TMT of Tsinghua Alumni Association. Yongqiang Deng graduated from the Department of Computer Science at Tsinghua University. He is a serial entrepreneur and investor in the internet sector, with over 20 years of experience in software development, artificial intelligence, mobile internet, digital economy, and other fields.



Jingfang Hao
Novelist, Essayist
Founder, Tongxing Academy

Jingfang Hao, a novelist and an essayist, is Founder of Tongxing Academy. She earned her PhD in economics at Tsinghua University. In 2016, she won "The Best Novelette" for her short story "Folding Beijing" at the 74th World Science Fiction Convention. In 2018, her novella "The Everlasting Tower" was nominated for the 3rd Chinese Young Writer Award and for best novella at the Flower City Literature Awards. The same year, she was awarded the title of "Global Youth Leader" by the World Economic Forum. In 2021, she was awarded the title of "Writer of the Year" by South Reviews.



Shiny Wang
Board Member, ETS

Shi (Shiny) Wang, a well-known international education expert and board member of ETS, was a former member of the International Advisory Committee of the College Board, winner of “Outstanding Contribution Award” and special advisor of Education USA, and co-founder of ChinaICAC. Shiny has published articles on China's international education in major media outlets including the New York Times and is the author of a best seller on college counseling in Chinese.



Rae Yang ’07
Member, U.S. National Psychology Honor Society
Member, Behavioral Genetics Committee at the Genetics Society of China

Rae Yang earned her bachelor's degree in psychology from Yale University and her master's  in developmental psychology from Brown University. She is an experienced education professional and a scholar of adolescent psychology, a certified mental health counsellor, lifetime member with the U.S. National Psychology Honor Society, and member of the Behavioral Genetics Committee at the Genetics Society of China. She is the co-author of Understanding the immigrant paradox in youth: Developmental and contextual considerations (2013).