Fan Li

Fan is co-founder and Executive Director of Global Links Initiative. Established in 2003, GLI is a nonprofit organization that aims to foster practical links among social entrepreneurial people around the world. In 2004, GLI first brought the concept of social entrepreneurship to China and continues to play a key role in promoting the practices of social innovation in China as well as East Asia. Fan is founding member of the China-US Strategic Philanthropy Partnership, a leading network promoting research, exchange and collaboration between the philanthropic sectors of China and the US since 2010. She also serves as an advisor for many leading nonprofit organizations and social enterprises in East Asia.

Posts by Fan Li

  • The Development of Social Enterprises and the Future of Chinese Philanthropy (02.27.14 )

    By Fan Li, Co-Founder and Executive Director, Global Links Initiative “Making money was not easy. But until I established my own foundation, I had no idea that giving money away was going to be even harder, ” stated a renown Chinese philanthropist at a recent China-US philanthropy workshop in Hawaii. And he is not alone.

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