Compiled from the following sources:

Special biographic research
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2002-2006

Who's Who, Current Chinese Leaders
Wen Wei Publishing Company, Ltd. 2003-2005

People's Daily Online


Revision History:

Biography Revised: 2/5/2018
Career Data Updated: 1/26/2010

PHOTO: Song Xiuyan
Song Xiuyan 宋秀岩
Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee; Vice-Chairman, All-China Women's Federation
Born: 1955

Biography

Song Xiuyan, female, Han nationality, is a native of Liaoyang County, Liaoning province. She was born in 1955, joined the CPC in 1978 and studied at the China Youth University for Political Sciences. Subsequently, she studied at the Party School of the CPC Central Committee, majoring in economic management. Song held leading positions in Qinghai province, where she served as deputy secretary of the Qinghai Provincial CPC Committee until 2002. She served as acting-governor of the province from 2004-2005 and governor from 2005-2010.

Song Xiuyan was an alternate member of the 15th and 16th and a member of the 17th and 18th CPC Central Committees. She is currently Vice-Chairman, All-China Women's Federation and a member of the 19th CPC Central Committee.

Career Data

2017— Member, 19th CPC, Central Committee
2012—2017 Member, 18th CPC, Central Committee
2010— First Secretary, All-China Women's Federation, Secretariat
2010— Vice-Chairman, All-China Women's Federation
2010— Secretary, All-China Women's Federation CPC, Party Committee
2007—2010 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Qinghai Province
2007—2012 Member, 17th CPC, Central Committee
2005—2010 Governor, People's Government Qinghai Province
2004—2004 Vice-Governor, People's Government Qinghai Province
2004—2005 Acting Governor, People's Government Qinghai Province
2002—2007 Alternate Member, 16th CPC, Central Committee
1998—2004 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Provincial Committee Qinghai Province
1997—2002 Alternate Member, 15th CPC, Central Committee
1995—1998 Director, CPC, Provincial Committee, Organization Department Qinghai Province
1993—1995 Director-General, Statistics Bureau Qinghai Province
1989—1992 Deputy Secretary, CPC, Prefectural Committee Qinghai Province, Haidong Prefecture
1983—1989 Secretary, CYLC, Provincial-Level Qinghai Province
1983—1983 Deputy Secretary, CYLC, Provincial-Level Qinghai Province
1983—1991 Member, CYLC, Central Committee
1978 Joined, CPC
1976—1981 Cadre, Railway Bureau CPC, Party Committee, Propaganda Department Gansu Province, Lanzhou City
1971—1976 Secretary, Railway Bureau Gansu Province, Lanzhou City (Electric Affair Group, Group Party Cell)


Recent Travel & Appearances

28 Oct 13 Women's federation pledges to promote gender equality #China
20 May 10 Was in Beijing Municipality and met with the following:
Thi Doan Nguyen (Vice-President of Vietnam)
Xi Jinping met with foreign female participants of the 2010 Global Summit of Women.
07 Mar 10 Hu Jintao addressed a gathering marking the 100th anniversary of the International Women's Day.
18 Sep 09 Hu Jintao and topleaders attended the Fourth Plenary Session of the 17th Communist Party of China Central Committee.
18 Sep 09 Hu Jintao and topleaders attended the Fourth Plenary Session of the 17th Communist Party of China Central Committee.
25 Aug 09 Travelled to Qinghai Province, Xining City
Li Keqiang inspected Qinghai Province.
18 Aug 09 Travelled to Qinghai Province, Xining City
He Guoqiang inspected Qinghai Province.
10 Mar 09 Wen Jiabao and top leaders joined panel discussions with deputies to the Second Session of the 11th NPC.
10 Dec 08 Hu Jintao and Wen Jiabao addressed the three-day annual Central Economic Work Conference.
12 Oct 08 Hu Jintao delivered an important speech at the third Plenary Session of the 17th CPC Central Committee.

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