Kelly Yang

Kelly Yang

Kelly Yang is the founder of The Kelly Yang Project, an after-school writing program for children in Hong Kong. At KYP, she teaches creative writing, public speaking and critical reasoning. She is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley and Harvard Law School. Follow Kelly on Twitter: @kellyyanghk

Latest from Kelly Yang

Hong Kong’s education system should teach children how to be diplomats
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Why Hong Kong schools should build kids’ confidence, not destroy it
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Hong Kong’s schoolchildren are being left defenceless against the robot onslaught on future jobs
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
The real issue for China’s ‘leftover women’
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Baby girls – and women – in China should be a thing of wonder, not pity
20 Jul 2018 - 8:46PM
How to free yourself from the clutches of WeChat, instantly
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Hong Kong schools must stop squeezing parents for every last cent
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Let kids be kids, and give them a break from the grammar books
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Why do Chinese students think it’s OK to cheat?
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Stop buying all those handbags and shoes, Hong Kong – the price is too high
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
It’s time to stop whitewashing Asians off the big screen
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
How to renew faith in democracy, amid the spectacle that is Donald Trump
10 Nov 2016 - 10:31AM
In divided Hong Kong, there is still hope for rational debate
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
In my facekini: How wearing a mask to shield me from the sun couldn’t protect me from racist America
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Netflix: great for Hong Kong viewers, not so good for home-grown talent
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
How the gift of education can transform the life of a young girl working in a restaurant
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Helping with homework isn’t just mum’s job, especially when she’s also working full time
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Sporting nature: Kids in Hong Kong, and elsewhere, need to learn how to lose
20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Unhealthy obsession with technology, even in the gym, leaves us with no energy to form real friendships
4 Nov 2015 - 5:01PM
Body check: Why Gisele Bundchen's 3ft-wide butt is nothing to admire in central Hong Kong's Admiralty
21 Oct 2015 - 7:46PM
To improve language standards in Hong Kong, get native English teachers to train local staff
6 Oct 2015 - 12:16PM
Hong Kong should invest in training local teachers for better English, rather than relying on its outdated native speaker scheme
22 Sep 2015 - 2:27PM
It takes more than just money to create a happy workforce, in Hong Kong, the US or anywhere else
8 Sep 2015 - 11:24AM
The streets of San Francisco are buzzing with new ideas. Can Hong Kong create those sparks of innovation, too?
26 Aug 2015 - 2:27PM
Hong Kong high school students: If you want to stand out from the crowd, get a summer job
7 Jul 2015 - 12:47PM
Even Hong Kong's sought-after private schools cannot ignore customer needs
23 Jun 2015 - 4:42PM
Enough of Hong Kong's wintry summers
9 Jun 2015 - 2:53PM
It's never too late to start nurturing the gift of friendship
26 May 2015 - 10:52AM
Young writers take heart: end of CityU course is not end of the road
12 May 2015 - 12:09PM
Why working parents should stop feeling guilty about missing out on time with their children
28 Apr 2015 - 8:31PM