Sheryl WuDunn (traditional Chinese: 伍潔芳; simplified Chinese: 伍洁芳; pinyin: Wǔ Jiéfāng; born 1959) is a Chinese American private wealth advisor with Goldman Sachs and was previously a journalist and editor for The New York Times. Pinyin, more formally Hanyu pinyin, is the most common Standard Mandarin Romanization system in use The year 1959 ( MCMLIX) was a Common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. Chinese Americans ( Chinese: 华裔美国人 are Americans of Chinese descent The Goldman Sachs Group Inc, or simply Goldman Sachs ( is a large global Bank holding company that engages in Investment banking securities A journalist (also called a newspaperman) is a person who practices Journalism, the gathering and dissemination of information about current events trends Editing Language, Images or Sound through correction condensation organization and other modifications in various media She was previously the industry and international business editor at the Times. She formerly was journalist/anchor of The New York Times Page One, a production of New York Times Television Enterprises. She also has worked in The New York Times Beijing and Tokyo bureaus, as well as for the Miami Herald, Reuters, and The Wall Street Journal. The Miami Herald is a daily Newspaper owned by The McClatchy Company headquartered in Downtown Miami Florida. This article is primarily about Reuters prior to its 2008 merger with Thomson She is perhaps best known for winning the Pulitzer Prize with her husband Nicholas D. Kristof for her reporting from Beijing about the Tiananmen Square protests of 1989. The Pulitzer Prize, ˈpʊlɨtsɚ PULL-it-sər is an American award regarded as the highest national honor in Newspaper journalism, Nicholas Donabet Kristof (born April 27, 1959 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American Journalist, Author, op-ed The Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 culminating in the Tiananmen Square Massacre (referred to in Chinese as the June Fourth Incident, to avoid confusion with two WuDunn and Kristof were the first married couple ever to receive the award for journalism.
Sheryl WuDunn was anchor and principal writer for “Page One” on The Discovery Times Channel, a joint venture between Discovery Communications, Inc. and The New York Times Company. “Page One” is the network’s nightly three-minute program that gives viewers an exclusive first look at the stories headed for the next day’s front page of The New York Times.
Previously Sheryl WuDunn was a project director in Strategic Planning at The Times since September 2001. Before that she ran the effort to build the next generation of readers for the New York Times NexGen program.
She was a staff foreign correspondent for The New York Times in the Tokyo bureau where she wrote about economic, financial, political and social issues from 1995 to 1999. Ms. WuDunn joined The New York Times as a correspondent in the Beijing bureau in March 1989.
A third generation Chinese American, Sheryl WuDunn grew up in New York City in the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Chinese Americans ( Chinese: 华裔美国人 are Americans of Chinese descent The City of New York The Upper West Side is a neighborhood of the borough of Manhattan in New York City that lies between Central Park and the Hudson River Manhattan Island, in New York Harbor, is much the largest part of the Borough of Manhattan, one of the Five Boroughs which form the City of New York She attended Cornell University, graduating with a B. A. in European History in 1981.  For three years, WuDunn worked for Bankers Trust Company as an international loan officer. After this, she earned her M. B. A. from Harvard Business School and M.P.A. from Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Harvard Business School ( HBS) is a renowned Business school in the United States The Master of Public Administration ( MPA or MPA) degree is one of several Master's level professional public affairs degrees that Princeton University is a private Coeducational research university located in Princeton, New Jersey. The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (often truncated to Woodrow Wilson School or abbreviated WWS; known as "Woody Woo" in
WuDunn married fellow reporter Nicholas D. Kristof in 1988.  After working with several prestigious publications, WuDunn joined the staff of The New York Times as a correspondent in the Beijing bureau in 1989. Following their work in Beijing, Kristof and WuDunn moved to Tokyo and continued to report for The New York Times. She currently serves on the Cornell University Board of Trustees. Trustee is a Legal term that refers to a holder of property on behalf of a beneficiary.
She was recently hired by Goldman Sachs to tout securities for them to wealthy clients. 
WuDunn has co-authored with her husband, China Wakes: The Struggle for the Soul of a Rising Power and Thunder from the East: Portrait of a Rising Asia, two non-fiction Asian studies books which examine the cultural, social, and political situation of East Asia largely through interviews and personal experiences. China Wakes the struggle for the soul of a rising power (ISBN 0-679-76393-7 1994, by husband and wife reporters Nicholas D Thunder from the East A Portrait of Rising Asia (ISBN 0-375-70301-2 is a 2000 book co-authored by husband and wife team Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn Non-fiction is an account or representation of a subject which is presented as Fact. Asian studies, a term that has largely replaced the older Oriental studies, is concerned with the Asian peoples their cultures languages history and politics
In May of 2007, it was announced that WuDunn would leave the Times to co-write another book with Kristof:
"Her first project will be to co-write another book — with guess who? (that would be Nick Kristof, of course) — about women in the developing world. Sheryl and Nick already have co-authored two books about Asia, and of course she has won several major journalism awards.
The new book is tentatively titled either It Takes a Woman, or Lost Daughters, and Sheryl says, “I’m looking forward to reporting for the book, maybe even wading through a rice paddy here or there. Those on-the-ground experiences will be particularly special because they will be my last such ones. After that, I will be leaving journalism. ”