Yanqing Yang is an anthropologist, cultural organizer, and art educator. She’s a founding team member of China Youthology, a youth culture research and connection platform which aims to empower youth driven change. She initiated Butter Youth Conference, the first youth story sharing platform in China in 2009 and has run more than 50 Butter Youth Conferences with 300+ youth opinion leaders speakers and 2000+ audience members. She provides training workshops to local community artists and initiates socially engaged art projects. She’s also a founding team member of Bamboo Bicycle Beijing, an organization empowering youth leadership through teaching them to build bamboo bicycles. Now, after teaching over 300 students to make their own bamboo bikes, the community has spread to start workshops in Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Denver, and Boston.