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What’s the ‘bamboo ceiling’? It’s why Chinese US graduates are going home

What’s the ‘bamboo ceiling’? It’s why Chinese US graduates are going home

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  • This tech trade war between US and China has put China in a position where they need to push for more innovation and more ability to do things on their own. It is important that US recognizes this so that they understand what effects this will have on our innovation and economy

  • The bamboo ceiling reminds me of a coffee discussion I had with few of my Chinese colleagues about how one cannot see any Chinese as heads of the big multinational in the US and other parts of the world. Interestingly, the discussion was around whether is bamboo ceiling is in a way self inflicted due

    The bamboo ceiling reminds me of a coffee discussion I had with few of my Chinese colleagues about how one cannot see any Chinese as heads of the big multinational in the US and other parts of the world. Interestingly, the discussion was around whether is bamboo ceiling is in a way self inflicted due to the Chinese personality of not being too outspoken or overtly extrovert as their Western counterparts.

    Having said that, China had matured from being a country which was notorious for its knock off manufacturing industry to now leading the tech innovation and other world class initiatives. Its not surprise that the country men see the opportunity in growing with this economic phenomenon.

  • Chinese US graduates are only the beginning of the Brain drain that will grow in less than one generation to include American graduates from all ethnicities and genders if we do not overhaul the education system in the United States. America is no longer the epicenter of innovation and technology, pockets

    Chinese US graduates are only the beginning of the Brain drain that will grow in less than one generation to include American graduates from all ethnicities and genders if we do not overhaul the education system in the United States. America is no longer the epicenter of innovation and technology, pockets are definitely forming outside and they will draw talent away especially if we are not able to deliver well educated (not just upskilling) talent. We need to fundamentally address education, diversity and inclusion radically and quickly. The bamboo ceiling is actually minor in the scheme of things, it is only a manifestation of how much more complicated and larger trend that could adversely affect our position for the future generations of Americans.

  • 9AM to 9PM six days a week as a norm?

  • sad. Can’t read whole article !