Subcommittee Members

Robyn Meredith


Robyn Meredith is the author of the New York Times bestseller, "The Elephant and the Dragon: The Rise of India and China and What it Means for All of Us", published by W.W. Norton, and she is Senior Editor, Asia for Forbes, based in Hong Kong. She oversees Asia news coverage for and writes the biweekly "Off Shore" column on globalization for


For Forbes, she has written cover stories on Sony, General Motors, Kodak, Microsoft, Philips, Toyota, Ratan Tata, Li & Fung, and Infosys. Ms. Meredith joined Forbes as its Detroit Bureau Manager in April, 2000 to write about the auto industry. One of her Forbes articles was included in the 2002 Edition of the book "The Best Business Stories of the Year" .


From January, 1996 until April, 2000, Ms. Meredith was a Detroit correspondent for The New York Times, where she covered the auto industry and other Midwestern news. She spent the 1998-1999 academic year as a Knight-Wallace Fellow at the University of Michigan Business School.


Ms. Meredith wrote for USA Today as a business reporter in 1995. She spent the previous two years as a reporter in the Washington bureau of the American Banker newspaper, where her reporting exposed a pattern of insider deals at savings and loans that led to four Congressional hearings and an overhaul of U.S. banking regulations governing initial public offerings.


Ms. Meredith received a B.A. degree, cum laude, from Boston University in 1990. For more information about her book, see


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