Fireside Chat with Jing Wang, Co-founder of Toread



Dr. Elizabeth Xu's fireside chat with Jing Wang, Co-Founder of Toread.

Elizabeth and Jing will talk about Jing's experience as an accomplished mountaineer. She successfully summitted 8000+m peaks over 10 times, include 4 summits to Everest. They will also talk about her successful career.

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Jing Wang, founder of Chinese outdoor brand â€"Toread”, Remin University EMBA, Columbia University Visiting Scholar. Toread publically listed in 2009, becoming the first outdoor brand to have been on the exchange. Jing Wang has been awarded multiple times by《China Entrepreurs》as the most influential woman in business.

She is also an accomplished mountaineer, having successfully summitted 8000+m peaks over 10 times, include 4 summits to Everest, completing the explorer’s grand slam (last degree) in 142 days, receiving top honor as â€"international mountaineer” by the Nepalese government in 2014 as well as â€"Nepal-China goodwill Ambassador” in the following year.

Jing Wang has also published two books, â€"Life at Altitude” and â€"Silence of the Summit”, executive produced short documentary â€"Life at altitude” base on her journey, a member of The Explorer’s club, the founder and chairman of the Everest Future Foundation; director of China Association for Scientific Expedition, and a lifetime member of Society of Entrepreurs & Ecology.