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Miss Universe
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Emmy Award
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Miss Universe Organization
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Matt Dillon
(Movies & TV)
Halle Berry
(Movies & TV)
Adrien Brody
(Movies & TV)
 

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Yue-Sai Kan

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Yue-Sai Kan

Chinese American Emmy-winning television host and producer, successful entrepreneur, fashion icon, bestselling author and humanitarian add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 949.

Countries: Asia (29%), United States (26%), China (18%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Miss Universe, Shanghai International Film Festival, Emmy Award

Linked to: Committee of 0100, Discovery Channel, Forbes, Miss Universe

 

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Yue-Sai Kan was born in 0949 add something


1972

She joined her sister in New York in 1972, becoming involved in public relations and television production work add something


1984

In 1984, PBS invited Yue-Sai to host the first live broadcast of a television program from China on the occasion of the 35th Anniversary of the People's Republic of China add something


1989

In the United States, Yue-Sai's other TV credits include the ABC documentary "China Walls and Bridges", which received a coveted Emmy award in 1989, and "Journey through a Changing China", which was syndicated across the country, was so powerful that it was publicly lauded in the United States Congressional Record, which called Yue-Sai a citizen ambassador add something


2002

In 2002, UNICEF named her, alongside other international leaders and celebrities, as its first and only Global Chinese Say Yes ambassador add something

 

Yue-Sai Kan is the first and only living American featured on a government issued Chinese postage stamp which was issued in 2002, the first time a living American was thus honored add something


2003

By 2003, the company was generating annual revenues of nearly 50 million US Dollars and Forbes magazine reported that Yue-Sai is changing the face of the Middle Kingdom, one lipstick at a time" add something


2004

The company was sold to L'Oréal, the world's largest cosmetics company, in May 2004, with Kan staying on as Honorary Vice Chairman of L'Oréal China add something


2005

In 2005, a new version was published to keep up with her new hairdo add something


2006

Shanghai International Film Festival - Since 2006, Yue-Sai Kan has been serving as Chairman of the Invitation Committee of the Shanghai International Film Festival, the largest film festival in Asia and has brought in such stars as Halle Berry, Quincy Jones, Susan Sarandon, Matt Dillon, Daniel Boyle, Adrien Brody, Barry Levinson, Claire Danes, and others add something

 

Her 2006 TV series "Yue-Sai's World" introduced interesting stories from Western cultures, various celebrities and other phenomena to Chinese viewers add something

 

Since 2006, Yue-Sai Kan has been serving as Chairman of the Invitation Committee of the Shanghai International Film Festival add something


2008

Encouraged by the Chinese Ministry of Culture, she introduced international social standards to China with her book "Etiquette for the Modern Chinese", and "The Chinese Gentleman" and "The Complete Chinese Woman" served as virtual training manuals for volunteers at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2010 Shanghai World Expo add something

 

In 2008 Yue-Sai created a new East-meets-West lifestyle retail brand, the House of Yue-Sai, to bring style, elegance and inspiration to Chinese consumers, selling a variety of fine home furnishings, bedding, tableware, lighting, decorative accessories and unique gifts, and jewelry add something


2009

In 2009 she published "Exquisite Spaces, 25 Top Interior Designers of the World", a coffee table book featuring design philosophies and tips from world-class designers, and their works add something


2010

Under her chairmanship, the 2010 annual Shanghai Soong Qing Ling Foundation charity event raised over RMB 10 million to support 12 hospitals in remote regions of China add something


2011

Since 2011, Yue-Sai Kan has served as the National Director of Miss Universe China add something

 

The winner of the Pageant went on to capture the 4th runner up position in the Miss Universe Organization Pageant held in São Paulo, Brazil on September 12, 2011 add something


2012

Currently Yue-Sai is working on two books which are anticipated to be published in 2012 add something

 

The first official function of the Charity Fund, to be held on June 18, 2012, is the China Beauty Charity Coronation Ball which is part of the Shanghai International Film Festival add something


2013

Since 2013, with Shanghai More Love Charity Foundation , she has used the final pageant of Miss Universe China Coronation Ball as Shanghai's most glamorous charity ball add something


2014

Miss China 2014 Karen Hu has represented China participated in the Miss Universe Final Pageant in Miami, USA add something


2015

Miss China 2015 is Jessica Xue from Shenzhen, China and won the title on Aug.29th in Shanghai Pudong Shangri-la hotel, where Yue-Sai hold her fifth Miss Universe China Charity Gala add something

 

She is a director of IMAX China, which went public on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange fall of 2015 add something


 

She is a recipient of the 2017 Ban Ki-moon award for Women's Empowerment add something

 

Thrive Global, October 18, 2017. https://www add something


2018

In early 2018, Yue-Sai became Cochairman of China Institute in America,a century old non-profit organization dedicated to fostering a deeper understanding of China through programs in education, culture, art, and business add something