Emily Tang-Lee is a senior program officer at the National Committee, where she executes special programs for the celebration of the Committee’s 50th Anniversary, runs the U.S.-China Energy Track II Dialogue, and works on next generation initiatives for young professionals working in China-related fields. In a previous position at the Committee, she directed social media strategy and managed the organization’s internship program, among other endeavors.

Emily has experience in both the U.S. government and the private sector. She has worked at the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, where she supported the China Affairs team, analyzing the impact of Chinese government regulations on the operations of multinational corporations and preparing briefing materials for the U.S.-China Strategic & Economic Dialogue (S&ED) and the U.S.-China Joint Commission on Commerce & Trade (JCCT). She has also worked on an initiative to help increase boardroom diversity in the United States, alongside former Federal Communications Commissioner Susan Ness. Prior to her government and non-profit work, Emily was an account executive at global advertising agency GREY New York, developing the communications of pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare brands in various markets, including the Asia-Pacific and Latin America.

Emily received an M.A. in international affairs from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), where she specialized in China Studies and international economics, and a B.A. from Hamilton College in English Creative Writing and Chinese language. She graduated magna cum laude and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.

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