Wad El-Amin is a M.A. student at Oxford University. She specializes in the history of modern China. El-Amin discusses the metamorphosing notions of women's place and role in public life by examining the speeches and writing of Mao Zedong, Deng Xiaoping, and Xi Jinping. In addition, she compares and contrasts these leaders aims with the reality of women's circumstances.