Experience China Differently
Facebook      Pinterest      Twiter      Tripadvisor
+1 888-902-8808| info@wildchina.com

WildChina Blog


Featured Bloggers

In The News
The absolute latest updates in China travel information.

On the Road
Our tales from the trail and dispatches straight from the source.

Travel Tips
What to bring, where to go, and how to get around China.

Mei Zhang
WildChina founder, entrepreneur, mother.

Chelin Miller
Insider tips on China's finer side

May 15th, 2012

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits China

By: WildChina | Categories: China News

A couple of weekends ago, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was in town co-chairing the third U.S.-China Consultation on People-to-People Exchange (CPE) alongside China’s State Councilor Liu Yandong.  They discussed and presented plans for increased collaboration and exchange between the two countries over a huge variety of areas.  A couple of topics that really grabbed WildChina’s attention were education and women.


China State Councilor Liu Yandong & U.S. Secretary Hillary Clinton


On education, Secretary Clinton stated, “American students…are yearning to learn more about China, and you cannot learn that from a textbook. You learn it from sitting across a table, having a discussion, sharing a meal, learning a language. There is nothing that substitutes for being in each other’s countries.”  We could not agree more.  When students on our educational programs return from trip, the focus is typically on how much they appreciated the homestays with local families or giving lessons in English, art, basketball or the hokey-pokey to a group of Chinese students.


Students of CET Academic Programs teach at a school in Guizhou province


Concerning women, the story of women entrepreneurship in China certainly hits close to home, and it’s empowering to hear that conversations about the ways to improve opportunities for girls and women in both nations (and around the world) will continue.  After all, as mentioned in this inspiring microblog:




Photos by WildChina & Michael Gross, U.S. Department of State & textsfromhillaryclinton.tumblr.com


Tags: ,,,,, .

Comments on "U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton visits China"

Comments are closed.


Private Journeys - Ask Us a Question

Please use the form below, or email us at info@wildchina.com, to tell us more about your travel plans, so that we can craft the itinerary of your dreams.

Trip Info:

Personal mPinFormation



Other Info:

Please tell us about your dream trip, including your reasons for taking this journey to China (e.g. first time to China, to celebrate an occasion, better understand a specific place or cultural aspect of China, etc.). If you have questions, please browse our Frequetly Asked Questions page or post your question below.