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10 People of the Year

Jingjing Hou

hou_jing_jing_1.jpgJingjing Hou is a professor and Ph. D supervisor in the School of Education Science. In 2017, she was elected as a Party representative of 19th CPC National Congress. She made a speech in the 19th CPC National Congress on behalf of Nanjing Normal University, entitled “Implement a Policy of Supporting the Weak and Further Promote Education Equality” and it was reported in full on the official website of the Ministry of Education of China. She is the first “female doctor in a wheelchair” in China who despite fighting against difficulties, always strives for excellence, works with diligence and dedication and makes a positive contribution to society. Her exemplary deeds have been written into the moral education textbooks of Jiangsu Province and Anhui Province and covered by ten national media outfits including China Central Television’s daily news broadcast, People’s Daily and China National Radio, which has had a wide social impact.