Wendy Wei

Wendy Wei

Wendy Wei is a researcher and writer on the politics of international development, with a focus on US and Chinese interests in the Global South. Wendy worked for four years across the Middle East and Africa, where she conducted research on forced migration, youth employment, and civil society for multilateral stakeholders and local think tanks. She is a graduate of the University of Chicago and the Sciences Po Paris School of International Affairs, where she held a Kuwait Excellence Scholarship.

Articles by Wendy Wei


China’s Development Aims: More Nuanced than “Soft Power”

Thursday, April 15, 2021

Such generalizations about China’s nuanced and growing influence detract from real understanding of what brand China is pushing abroad and why.