Nonprofit Organizations in China
Ms. Xing Hu manages the Nonprofits in China Domain at the Hauser Center for Nonprofit Organizations at Harvard University. In this position, she convenes practitioners from the field of nonprofits in China and Harvard scholars in an effort to catalyze academic research and innovative solutions to practical problems facing nonprofits in China. Specifically, she conceptualizes projects, raises funds, facilitates partnerships, and manages the operations and evaluation of projects.
She joined the Hauser Center in March 2009 after about three years working with Ashoka: Innovators for the Public in Washington DC, where she helped engage donors and supporters globally from its Global Engagement Team, co-established the operation system for the US program of Ashoka's Youth Venture, and served on its China Entry Preparation Task Force.
She co-founded nonprofit organization Dream Corps in 2004, which recruits, trains and sends Chinese-speaking volunteers to rural areas in China to build libraries for children.
Xing is originally from China, where she went to college and graduate school, and then worked for three years with the national government of China in Beijing. She has also worked briefly with the World Bank in Washington D.C.
Xing received her BA in English from Beijing Foreign Studies University, Master of Laws in International Politics from Peking University, and Master of Public Policy from Duke University.
Publication and Speaking Engagements:
• “What is Social Entrepreneurship” (Chinese), Comparative Social and Economical Systems (社会与经济比较研究), February 2006.
• Guest Speaker, Today Show: “Philanthropy in China”, China Radio International, August, 2010.
• Keynote Speaker: Harvard China Care Fourth Annual Charity Dinner, November 2009, Boston
• Facilitator, China Corporate Charity and Development Forum Corporate Leaders’ Panel, Oct 2009, Beijing, China.
• Speaker, “Youth Social Entrepreneurship Programs in the U.S.” Beijing Normal University Multicultural Education Center, October 2009, Beijing, China.
• Presenter, World Bank Youth Open House, June 2008, Washington DC.
(Last updated September 2, 2010)