Women Empowered: Jenny Chan is Challenging China’s 996 Culture
8 Nov 2021
Let’s start with the basics: What is China’s 996 culture?
‘996’ is a reference to the expected work schedule in many Chinese tech and internet companies—employees arrive at 9 am and work until 9 pm, 6 days a week.
Dr. Jenny Chan is currently an associate professor of sociology at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, a former lecturer at Oxford University, and serves as the Vice President of the International Sociological Association’s Research Committee on Labor Movements (2018-2023).
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