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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Dr. Mary Young
CHINA DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH FOUNDATION
Director
China




Biography
Mary E. Young, MD, DrPH, is a pediatrician and specialist in global health and child development with broad experience in both developed and developing countries. For the past three decades, she worked at the World Bank, guiding efforts in international public health and child health and development. Currently, she is Director of Center for Child Development at the China Development Research Foundation, Senior Advisor to Harvard University’s Center on the Developing Child, and Technical Advisor to Brazil's Criança Feliz Program. During her tenure at the World Bank, she led global efforts to inform world leaders and policymakers about Early Childhood Development (ECD). Her experience spans the globe—from China, to Eastern Europe and Central Asia, to the Middle East and North Africa, and to Latin America and the Caribbean. Dr. Young’s recent publications and edited works include: The Role of the Health Sector in Promoting Well-being in Early Childhood (2017) in The SAGE Handbook of Early Childhood Policy. Converting the science of early human development into action: closing the gap between what we know and what we do. (2015) in The SAGE Handbook of Early Childhood Research; Addressing and Mitigating Vulnerability across the Life Cycle: The Case for Investing in Early Childhood. (2014), for the UNDP Human Development Report; The Role of the Health Sector in Early Childhood Development (2013) in the Handbook of Early Childhood Development: Translating Research to Global Policy; From Early Child Development to Human Development (2001); (published also in Portuguese, Chinese, and Arabic), and Early Child Development—From Measurement to Action: A Priority for Growth and Equity (2007) (also available in Portuguese and on CD-Rom); Lancet series on ECD (2007). And, she has published numerous articles on the Chinese health care system, focusing on child health and maternal health.
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Ms Yao Zhang

 
Position: Founder and CEO, RoboTerra Inc.
Country: China
Yao Zhang, founder and CEO of RoboTerra Inc., has been working in the education and technology field for over a decade. RoboTerra, recognized as the annual "Star Company" at the 2014 World Learning Technology Summit and a "Top 30 Innovations Company in 2015 SVIEF", provides a cloud-based learning solution connecting educational robots built by students to respective course modules, which allows students a rewarding and fun learning experience.
A Columbia University alumna, Yao was recognized for her great entrepreneurship, contribution and leadership in artificial intelligence, robotics, and education, as a "Top 25 Women in Robotics in 2015" by RoboHub, and most recently honored as a 2016 Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, an Innovation Ambassador by the United Nations (UNCTAD), a Global Future Council AI & Robotics Committee member and one of "7 Women in AI & Robotics" by major tech media. Yao Zhang and RoboTerra frequently appear on CNBC, Forbes, Business Insider and other media.
2017 Session

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