Posts Tagged ‘Halfpat’

The Halfpat Life: Kimberly

Friday, May 4, 2007 10:43 1 Comment

Originally hailing from Sydney Australian, Kimberly has spent the last five year in Hangzhou (studying) and Shanghai (working), and recently took a new job with an event management firm (Account Manager). Another member of the ORIENTED crew, she originally came to China as part of a language & culture university program, she came back looking […]

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The Halfpat Life: Oki

Friday, April 27, 2007 5:00 1 Comment

For Oki, life in Amsterdam just wasn’t exciting enough, and the lure of studying Kung Fu was the initial draw to China. Instead of taking the expat route and finding a company that would send him over, he originally was set to take the plunge to further his study of Kung Fu… but as luck […]

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The Halfpat Life: Lauren

Friday, April 20, 2007 0:20 5 Comments

Originally from China, Lauren Kwan recently left China after 2 years in Shanghai. A graduate of Harvard (Major in East Asian Studies), living and working in China was “just something I knew I wanted to do in my lifetime, so I made it happen” Instead of taking the expat route and finding a company that […]

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The Halfpat Life: Jon

Friday, April 13, 2007 2:17 Comments Off on The Halfpat Life: Jon

Moving to Beijing almost 10 years ago, Jon came over with a corporate parachute to assist a Fortune 100 consumer electronics company on a project. Now, he is cofounder and managing partner of an industrial design firm in Shanghai. To help folks get ready he has no recommendations at all… just do it Language Background: […]

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The Halfpat Life: Sydney

Thursday, April 5, 2007 20:02 Comments Off on The Halfpat Life: Sydney

Originally from the Shanghai, Sydney has been back in China for 4 years now following time in New York City and Hong Kong. What brought her back to China was Booming market, vibrant social atmosphere, language ability, all combined with the fact that I was going through your typical major mid-twenties crisis and in need […]

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The Halfpat Life: Amena

Friday, March 23, 2007 0:14 Comments Off on The Halfpat Life: Amena

With 15 years of China under her belt (Beijing, Shanghai, and HK, Amena’s history in China is one many halfpats are not fortunate enough to claim as theirs. Originally posted here as a “dip kid”, she took the plunge and is working as a project manager in a creative marketing and branding firm as they […]

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The Halfpat Life: Elias

Friday, March 16, 2007 1:42 4 Comments

Elias came from America 3 1/2 years ago and has no plans on leaving anytime soon Instead of taking the expat route and finding a company that would send him over, he took the plunge and made the move to Shanghai. Elias currently works with boutique firm that provides coverage of high technology news, companies, […]

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