The testimony of resilient women: Lan Yan on her mother, her family, and the Cultural Revolution

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Lan Yan is the vice chairman of investment banking at Lazard and the chairman and CEO of Lazard Greater China. She recently authored the book The House of Yan: A Family at the Heart of a Century in Chinese History. In this episode, Yan shares her story as a young woman growing up during the Cultural Revolution, managing cultural expectations and personal aspirations, and the importance of her mother as an inspirational female figure in her life.

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