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Mable Chan
Mable Chan is Founder, President of China Personified LLC –- a media start-up with a storytelling website for Gen Y individuals pursuing success in America and in China.

Previously, she was a producer for ABC News "Good Morning America" specializing in breaking news, parenting and health stories.
She also produced for "Dateline," NBC News and received top journalism awards including the Edward R. Murrow, the Alfred I. DuPont-Columbia, the George F. Peabody for investigative reporting on insurance fraud, and breaking news coverage of the 9/11 attacks from Ground Zero.

Prior to her American network career, Mable served as principal anchor and correspondent for Hong Kong Television Broadcasts (HK-TVB) reporting on student protests in China, refugees exodus from Vietnam, Pol Pot survivors in Cambodia and a plane crash in Thailand.

A graduate of Harvard University with a master’s degree in East Asian Studies (AM’93), Mable remains an “Associate-in-Research” at the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies at Harvard.

A native of Hong Kong, Mable is the first and only member of her family to become a naturalized U.S. citizen. She serves on the Program Committee of the Harvard Club of NY, the Business/Professional Committee of the NY City Ballet. Mable is also an advanced classical piano student at the Juilliard School Evening Division, a yogi and a tennis player.

Entries by Mable Chan

Are You Ready for Work?

(0) Comments | Posted March 16, 2015 | 4:47 PM

I talked and dined with a Harvard student, a new friend, last week about her career interests and job search after graduating this May. Among the numerous barriers that she has to overcome to secure a job interview in the U.S., due to her foreign student status, she has unwittingly...

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Is Your Calling Worth Dying for?

(2) Comments | Posted August 28, 2014 | 8:30 PM

Calling is a big word.

It implies a lifelong commitment to a cause, a belief.

It may be a profession or a mission you feel so passionate about that you would lay down your own life in the course of fulfilling your responsibility to finishing that work.

Personally, I have...

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What Really Matters? Life Lessons From My Father

(0) Comments | Posted June 12, 2014 | 1:28 PM

My father is a believer, a motivator, and a romantic loyalist. 

A soft-spoken man with an easy laugh, he always exudes a warm light no matter how heavy his heart, how dark the days.


When I think about the many ways he's shaped...

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Can You Hear Me?

(0) Comments | Posted May 8, 2014 | 3:22 PM

"Mommy, can you hear me? Are you there?" 

I called mom from New York as soon as I heard she was taken to the hospital.

"Yes, I can. You don't have to shout." She spoke softly in a faint fading voice. 

"Great! Are you alright, mom? Did you get my...

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Lean In, Take a Leap

(0) Comments | Posted April 9, 2014 | 6:49 PM

When I was young and restless about my future after high school in Hong Kong, I leaned into the headwinds and dropped the "A-bomb" on my mom one night after dinner.

"Mommy, I want to go to America."

I was 14 going on 15 at the time.

"America? Well...your...

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Overcoming My Baby Urge

(4) Comments | Posted March 12, 2014 | 10:35 AM

I love babies.

The first baby I ever cradled in my arms I rocked to sleep, even as she was bawling for a bottle. She was my little sister.

My mother was shocked. "What did you do? I was about to feed her now."

"I didn't know...

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Fearless Love

(17) Comments | Posted February 25, 2014 | 1:20 PM

Truth be told, I never thought I was marriage material before I met my husband. But four months ago -- and for the first time -- I became a wife in midlife.

The speed of our romance surprised all of our friends and family.

We met in the spring,...

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