Ms. Alie Chang has combined her business acumen, leadership and creative design abilities to position her "The Art of Living" television series as a gateway to China for international businesses. Her design talent and unique presentation manner has made Ms. Chang a recognizable and respected television personality in China, enabling her access to many Chinese dignitaries and top business executives.
Ms. Chang's network in U.S. and China business circles gained the trust of many governmental and business sectors. This will enable Ms. Chang and her affiliates to provide a bridge for Chinese companies into markets in the West and for the US and international companies to obtain licenses, permits, and a marketing share in China. Chang's ability to communicate fluently in Mandarin and English, as well as her keen sensibility in business decisions, places her in an important position in many business transactions between China and the West. Ms. Chang has gained tremendous expertise not only in management, but has also gained great knowledge in international relations.
In the past decades under Ms. Chang's direction, many major US technology companies were led by her to China for Beijing Olympic procurement. These successful events established a strong on-going working relationship between her company, US business sectors, the US Department of Commerce, Chinese businesses and governmental agencies in China.
Ms. Chang's own design TV series "The Art of Living" was shown on Times Warner cable TV. The Chinese version of the program was featured on Beijing TV over satellite to nearly 100 million viewers weekly.
Ms. Chang was featured numerous times on TV in China. This is including her feature biography that was showcased on China Central Television.
Ms. Chang's strong relationship with China TV media has enabled her to arrange the broadcast of National Geographic TV programs on China Central Television stations, thus further enhancing her identity in China as well as in the international media arena.
Ms. Chang received her Master of Arts degree in Environmental Design from the University of California, Los Angeles. Upon graduation, she joined William L. Pereira Associates in Los Angeles as Project Designer. While at Pereira she was involved in and responsible for the 400 acres urban renewal project in Queens New York, the Master Plan for the University of Missouri's four campuses, and the Long-term Land Use plan for several million acres of property for the Burlington Norton Railway Company.
Ms. Chang's design work has also been continuously featured in numerous major U.S. and international design books and magazines, newspapers and publications. Examples of her design work are part of the permanent collection in the Slide Library of UCLA.'s Environmental Design Department for teaching material. Ms. Chang is the recipient of Women in Design International's Outstanding Achievement Award in both architecture and interior design. Ms. Chang served two terms as co-President of Design International, a non-profit, San Francisco based professional organization.
Because of her excellence in design and her contributions to the society, Ms. Chang and her husband Mr. Felizian Paul received numerous awards and proclamations. In California Ms. Chang was honored by the Secretary of the State by having her birthday, August 12 in 1990, proclaimed as "Alie Chang Day."
Ms. Chang is sought after as a speaker in international business and trade conferences. She was a key presenter at the NAPTE 2006 conference on "Emerging Media Market of China". Currently, she is nominated as one of the "Ten Most Outstanding Woman" by China Women's World Organization.