Washington, D.C.


Ying Ma writes regularly about China, international affairs, and conservatism. Her articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal Asia, the International Herald Tribune, the Los Angeles Times, National Review Online, the Weekly Standard and other publications. She is the author of Chinese Girl in the Ghetto, a politically incorrect memoir about prevailing over the welfare state. Ying is a columnist for the Wall Street Journal’s ChinaRealTime blog and a policy advisor at the Heartland Institute. Previously, she practiced law at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, a leading global law firm headquartered in New York; managed corporate communications at Sina.com, the first mainland China-based Internet company to list on the Nasdaq Stock Market; and served on the first professional staff of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, a congressional commission established to examine the security implications of America’s economic relationship with China.

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Ying Ma on the Conservative Women's Network