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Introducing myself and my journal: Rise of the Phoenix

About Me:
Born in PRC and raised in Hong Kong, May May earned her degrees from University of Wisconsin/Madison and Syracuse University. She is developing film concepts that document China’s dramatic economic and cultural shifts and give voice to a new generation of its women. She is currently in production of "Rise of the Phoenix"— her first feature length documentary that examines how the unprecedented transformation of China’s economy is changing the roles, rights and status of modern day Chinese women as witnessed by four or five women from very different social and economic backgrounds. These intimate and sometimes heart-breaking stories reflect a remarkable sexual revolution redefining one-fifth of the world’s population despite a gender-biased tradition.

Prior to documentary films, she spent a career in advertising and marketing in Chicago, servicing blue-chip clients in creative leadership and consulting positions. May May has significant on-set experience in bringing storyboards to their fullest potential in TV commercial production and exercising prudence in budgeting and cost control.

My Challenges:
My present challenge is to raise funds for the production of Rise of the Phoenix

My Vision for the Future:
In order to change their status and circumstances, women must start to see themselves as assets, not liabilities

Comments

Daniela I's picture

Welcome to PulseWire!

Thank you for joining our community, and thank you for being a voice for women in China. I look forward to learning more about the Rise of the Phoenix! I hope that you will enjoy the stories of the wonderful individuals in this community advocating for women.

I also want to encourage you to participate in and help share the word about the World Pulse Action Blogging Campaign, which asks what “Universal Internet Access and Digital Freedom” means to you. Click here to learn more about this campaign and how to participate. The testimony written for this campaign will be presented to key policy-makers and International Human Rights bodies to help create global change.

Fatima Waziri's picture

Hey there! Welcome to

Hey there! Welcome to PulseWire!

It’s so exciting having you with us, I am sure you will have a fabulous time with your new online friends as well as find this to be a very positive experience. I encourage you to take advantage of the numerous resources and features available through our vibrant online community.
Welcome again to our global community and I look forward to hearing more from you here on PulseWire!

Peace!
Fatima

Hi all,
Thanks for the warm welcome! I'm very impressed about this multi-faceted website focusing on women issues. I will be seeking your advice, support and encouragement along the way and hope together we'll be a mighty force to change the world — at the very least to provide insight and resources for those who're holding up half the sky.
http://riseofphoenixdoc.wordpress.com/

Take flight.
May

nilima's picture

WELCOME to pulse wire dear

WELCOME to pulse wire dear sister:)

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