March 6, 2019

Karen Yang is a sophomore in Winthrop House concentrating in Statistics with a secondary in East Asian Studies. A southern girl at heart, Karen was born and raised in Sugar Land, Texas. Outside of HCCF, Karen is director of HSA Strategy, a committee member of the Harvard Undergraduate Women in Business, and co-cultural chair of the Harvard-Radcliffe Chinese Students Association and continues to dance and compete in pageants. Karen is passionate about the intersection of social impact and business, cultural competency through education, and understanding the fashion and cosmetics retail industries.


  • Interview

    Why are Hundreds of Harvard Students Studying Chinese Philosophy?

    “This course will change your life” These are the words with which Professor Puett begins each year of his class, Ethical Reasoning 18: Classical Chinese Ethical and Political Theory, one of the most popular courses at Harvard. How can this class attract over 500 Harvard College students while being featured on news media “New York […]

  • Review

    The Startup in You

    On November 24, 2014, the prominent Chinese angel investors and founders of ZhenFund Bob Xu and Victor Wang came to Harvard to engage a dialogue with students interested in entrepreneurship. They brought along with them founders of their portfolio companies, including He Bofei from Deep Glint, Xiao Dun and Tao Jingwen from 17zuoye, and Wang […]