Richard Bowen, with his wife and other adoptive parents, founded Half the Sky Foundation, which seeks to enrich the lives of children living in Chinese orphanages. A director and producer in film and television, he lives in Berkeley, California.
Karin Evans, a journalist and the author of The Lost Daughters of China, is the mother of two girls from China and serves on the board of Half the Sky. Amy Tan is an internationally acclaimed author of many books, most recently The Opposite of Fate: A Book of Musings. On one of her many trips to China from her home in San Francisco, she toured an orphanage and saw firsthand the positive effect of Half th