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Press Release: Our Methodology on China’s CCTV!


Meet Some of China’s Future Social Entrepreneurs
Learn the Basics of Our Methodology
CCTV Outlook Channel (中央电视台发现之旅频道)
Airing March 23 & 24 2016 and On Demand
Author Lauren Speeth – Host Meng Shengnan – Students from CUEB

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March 15, 2016 – Elfenworks Productions today announced it has learned the schedule for local airing.  Tune in this month to China Central Television to catch an interview on the CCTV feature series “Public Power” with host Meng Shengnan. Author Speeth is joined by student audience from the College of Urban Economics and Public Administration at Capital University of Economics & Business (CUEB) Beijing, discussing the methodology for social entrepreneurship outlined in Speeth’s book Intelligence & Compassion in Action; The Seven Pillars for Social Entrepreneurs, recently translated into Chinese.  Students had already learned the basics and received a pre-release version of the book at Speeth’s CUEB lecture, earlier in the China trip. The CCTV interview will be airing worldwide.  Tune in to CCTV Outlook Channel (中央电视台发现之旅频道) for “A Foreign Visitor’s Spirit of Serving the Public Good ” (一位外国来者的公益情怀)

  • Time Slot 1 – 23:00-23:30, Wednesday, ( 03/23/2016,  PET time 8am, Wednesday 03/23 ).
  • Time Slot 2 – 05:00-05:30, Thursday, (03/24/2016, PET 2-2:30pm, Wednesday 03/23).
  • View Online at cctv’s website: http://cctvgydll.com/News_View.asp?NewsId=697


The trip inaugurated a partnership between Elfenworks Productions, LLC, The Elfenworks Foundation, and CUEB fostering student social entrepreneurs. They can now study Social Entrepreneurship using Speeth’s book, compete for an Elfenworks “Star of Hope” scholarship, and join the CUEB Youth Social Entrepreneurship Association competition. For details and photos, see elfenworks.org/china.   Interviews were also conducted with CRI (China Radio International, with host Zhou  Heyang), local television, People.cn, China Youth Net, and other media outlets. For a log of additional press coverage so far, click here.cctv

Tune in for a lively interchange, with the wonderful, gracious, generous and beautiful host of Public Power – Meng Shengnan, Dr. Speeth, and Q & A with some wonderful and thoughtful students. These fresh young faces filled us with renewed hope for our shared tomorrow.  We bet you’ll also love meeting a few of China’s aspiring young social entrepreneurs as much as we did!

那么我们也想说,其实今天的这个司比士博士也是我们节目和观众朋友们的一份礼物,她为我们节目带来了希望,带来了这七大支柱的方法论,也许在我们未来的路上,满怀希望充满坚持,你的事业,根据这七大支柱方法论就会达到成功的彼岸。[translation: We would like to say that Dr. Speeth is a blessing to our program and our audience today, having brought hope to our program, and the Seven Pillars methodology. Perhaps in your future path, if you are full of hope and you stay the course, the Seven Pillars will take you to a successful result. – Meng Shengnan, CCTV Host

Thank you so much, Meng Shengnan! And thanks also to the backstage crew and editorial staff of the show.  We felt an instant sense of camaraderie, and hope our paths can cross again.

About Elfenworks Productions, LLC

Elfenworks Productions, LLC – www.elfenworksproductions.com – is a multimedia production company specializing in positive storytelling with a pro-social vision. Our projects – whether in-house or at the service of visionary clients – range from soothing & nourishing the senses to capturing & celebrating the moment to imagining the possible. Our creative, professional team of storytellers in all genres puts communication at the service of the greater good, “bringing light to what is right.” Read more.