Journalist, Lianhe Zaobao Beijing Bureau
Meng Dandan (real name Zhang Dan) is originally from Beijing. She was previously an assistant lecturer with the Foreign Languages Department at the University of Science and Technology of China. She joined Lianhe Zaobao's Beijing Bureau in 2005, and found a growing interest in journalism. She has written several special features, including one on "left-behind" children in China, and another on the lifestyle of young people in China.