Virtual Forum
13 January 2021

Sister Cities Spotlight: 

Baoding, China

Charlotte Sister Cities is hosting a virtual forum on the history of our relationship with Baoding, China.

7:00 - 8:15 pm EST

via Zoom

Featuring an Introduction by

Mayor Jennifer Roberts

58th Mayor of Charlotte, 2015-2017



Yun Zhou, Google

Jian Zhang, UNC-Charlotte

Councilman Greg Phipps

Jane Wu, Panorama Holdings’ 

Born and raised in Baoding; UNC-Charlotte, Alumna; Sr. Manager of User Experience at Google 

Board Chair of Chinese American Assc. of Charlotte; Founder/Board

Chair of East Voyager Academy

President of Panorama Holdings; Participant in the 2012 Charlotte

delegation to Baoding

Charlotte City Council Member (2013-19); Senior Director at Alvarez & Marsal

Moderated by

Ben DeSollar

President at Sumter Packaging Corporation; Charlotte Sister Cities Steering Committee Member


Closing Remarks by

John Chen

Chairman of the Carolinas Asian-American Chamber of Commerce;

Chairman of the Charlotte Asian Festival & Dragon Boat Race

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