Episode 22: Elizabeth Knup - SupChina

Episode 22: Elizabeth Knup

This week on Ta for Ta, Juliana speaks with Elizabeth Knup, the regional director of the China office for the Ford Foundation. On this episode, Elizabeth discusses her jump into the private sector, her job as co-director of the Hopkins-Nanjing Center for Chinese and American Studies, and navigating cultural divides in the business sector after the bombing of the Chinese embassy in Belgrade in 1999. Elizabeth also provides an introduction to some of the important philanthropic and public interest work that the Ford Foundation currently undertakes in China.

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Juliana Batista

Juliana Batista is a brand strategy consultant with experience in the U.S. and China, and she previously operated at the intersection of sustainability and strategy for a Hong Kong-based textile manufacturer. Her experiences in China range from studying at Tsinghua University through Schwarzman Scholars to working and living in a 4th-tier industrial town. Juliana is an avid ultramarathoner and has a soft spot for jianbing.

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