Ms. Hu is Publisher of Caixin Media, and professor of the School of Communication and Design at Sun Yat-sen University.
Internationally recognized for her achievements in journalism, Ms. Hu was awarded the honorary doctorate degree from Princeton University in 2016. She was awarded the Ramon Magsaysay Award in 2014 and Missouri Honor Medal for Distinguished Service in Journalism in 2012. She was listed among the Top 100 Influential People of 2011 by Time magazine. She was twice named one of the Top 100 Global Thinkers by Foreign Policy magazine in 2009 and 2010. Forbes named her one of the year's top 50 women for achievement and influence in business in 2013, and also named her the 87th most powerful woman in the world in 2014. Fortune named her to its list of the “World’s 50 Greatest Leaders” in April 2017.