AmCham China's Women Professional Committee is honored to host Sarah M Beran, a seasoned U.S. Department of State veteran who is currently performing her duties as Deputy Economic Counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. Join us as Sarah takes us through her experiences in Islamabad, Jerusalem and her 15-year-long experience in the U.S. Foreign Service.

What are the lessons learnt and tips she wished she knew? How to progress forward with knowledge and expertise, confidence and ambition, and elegance? During the talk, Ms. Sarah Beran will share her journey and wisdom as an inspiring career woman.

Come and join us on June 18 and mingle with other women professionals within AmCham community! Light lunch will be provided.

*This event is off the record. This is a member-only event, limited seating, pre-registration is required.


  • Sarah M. Beran (Deputy Economic Counselor at U. S. Embassy Beijing)

    Sarah M. Beran

    Deputy Economic Counselor at U. S. Embassy Beijing


    Sarah M. Beran is the deputy economic counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. The economic section in Beijing includes 35 staff covering China’s domestic economy, trade and investment relations, and China’s overseas economic presence. Prior to her assignment in Beijing, Sarah served as the economic counselor at the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad (2012-2014) and the deputy economic chief at the U.S. Consulate in Jerusalem (2009-2012). Sarah also worked at the Department of State in Washington for four years on Middle East issues, including as then-Secretary Condoleezza Rice’s special assistant. She speaks Chinese, Arabic, and Spanish and has been in the Foreign Service for 15 years. Prior to joining the government, Sarah worked in Beijing from 1999-2001 in the private sector. Sarah graduated from Claremont McKenna College with a BA in International Relations and Chinese. She is originally from Seattle.

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AmCham Cardholder
Member Price RMB 150
Member Price (Pay at the door) RMB 200
Employee of Member Company
Standard Price RMB 250
Door Price RMB 250

Card-holding member ticket.

Member Price RMB 900

Employees of member company

Standard Price RMB 1,100

Prepaid Event Access

Just 1 Fapiao for 12 months, UNLIMITED access to cardholding members and employees of member companies.


AmCham China Washington Room

Floor 3, Gate 4, Pacific Century Place, 2A Workers' Stadium North Road

Beijing, Chaoyang District, China

If you have any questions please contact Yining Liang

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