Director of Partnerships
Mengdi brings a decade of impactful experience collaborating with Chinese corporations, multinational entities operating in China, visionary entrepreneurs, and philanthropic leaders. Her professional journey has been dedicated to advancing corporate social responsibility and fostering cross-sector partnerships that champion workplace diversity, equity, and inclusion. In 2022, Mengdi's accomplishments were recognized as she was appointed a fellow of the prestigious Asia Foundation Development's Leadership for Asia's Future initiative.
At present, Mengdi serves as the General Manager of the Women Empowerment Council—a dynamic network of influential decision-makers striving to propel gender equality within Chinese businesses and globally. Prior to this role, she worked as the Program Director at the Laoniu Brother & Sister Foundation (LNBS), a globally influential family foundation committed to charitable endeavors. Here, she adeptly orchestrated multifaceted projects spanning China and international locales, with a special emphasis on advancing childhood education and fostering a culture of family philanthropy. Preceding her tenure at LNBS, Mengdi played a pivotal role in spearheading the World Academy for the Future of Women (WAFW) program, dedicated to accelerating the global progress of women's leadership.
Mengdi's commitment to global service is reflected in her roles as an esteemed Executive Committee member of several women-centric professional associations. Among these are the Young Professional Forum of the British Chamber, Global Women Connect, and VIVA Professional Women’s Network. Leveraging her expertise as a consultant, she has led notable initiatives such as the annual Women’s Economic Summit—an influential gathering within the American Chamber of China community—alongside the Women Empowerment Awards and the Women Empowerment Forum in China.
Mengdi's academic credentials include a Master's degree from Renmin University of China's School of International Relations and a Bachelor's degree from Zhengzhou University's School of Communication and Journalism. Her unique blend of education, diverse professional experiences, and unwavering commitment make Mengdi an exceptional force driving positive change and empowerment on a global scale.