Steve Ting
Chairman & Chief Representative of China (Beijing) Representative Office

Mr. Ting served as the president (2010-2015), and he formally joined Shin Shin Educational Foundation in 2002.

Over the years, Mr. Ting participated in a number of non-profit and service organizations in the Bay Area, served as the president of the Cupertino Rotary Club, the chairman of the Northern California Chinese School Association, the principal of San Jose Berryessa Chinese School, Vice President of Pacific Neighbors (San Jose sister city organization), and board member of Cupertino Education Foundation, Northwest YMCA, Cupertino Historical Society, and Cupertino Library Foundation.

Mr. Ting won many awards and honors because of his dedication to the community, including Cupertino City CREST (Cupertino Recognizes Extra Steps Taken) Award, Santa Clara Asian American Hero Award, Silicon Valley Charity Day Honor Award, and Cupertino City Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year Award.

Mr. Ting also worked for the high-tech communications industry for nearly 30 years, served as the vice president of the multinational Canadian Nortel Networks Co., Ltd., and retired in 2000. He obtained the following degrees: Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from National Cheng Kung University, Master of Mathematics from Missouri State University, and Master of Computer Engineering from Cincinnati, Ohio University.

Sandy Chau
Vice Chair

Mr. Chau started his career in a consulting company in the San Francisco Bay Area. In 1977, he founded Universal Semiconductor in San Jose, California. In 1979, he served as the founding president of the influential AAMA (Asia America MultiTechnology Association) in Silicon Valley. Since 1984, he has been actively participating in various real estate projects in the United States and the Far Eastern countries. From 1992 to 1997, he served as the CEO of one of the largest and most diversified construction and real estate companies in Taiwan. Since 1997, he has been actively participating in Internet investment. Mr. Chau graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering and a master’s degree in business administration.

Yiqing Yang
President, Board Member

Dr. Yiqing Yang studied computer science for her undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral education. She obtained undergraduate and postgraduate degrees from Wuhan Huazhong University of Science and Technology, and a doctorate degree from Madame Curie University (also known as Paris Six). In the past 20 years, Dr. Yang has worked as a software engineer in many high-tech companies such as BMC and Objectivity in Silicon Valley. She joined Shin Shin Educational Foundation in 2014 as a volunteer coordinating the schools in Hubei and Shandong provinces. Since 2015, Dr. Yang has served as the lead of the school contact team and made great effort to reconnect with the schools that lost in contact. On July 1, 2018, Dr. Yang started to serve as the President.

Roger Kao
Board Member

Founder and President of SSGI Asia, dedicated to the field of Radiation Oncology (RO) for over 25 years. Based in Mountain View, CA, USA, SSGI Asia has introduced USA technologies and advanced products into Asian countries. With over 25 years of experience in the field of Radiation Oncology, SSGI Asia also provides consulting services to its Asian clients on RO market information, RO technology trends, and makes recommendations on business strategies.
In addition, Mr. Kao has been serving as the executives of a number of high tech businesses as well as services organizations.
In the past 20 years, he has actively participated in Shin Shin Education Foundation, donated funds to promote education, and is committed to improving education in remote and poor rural areas, especially how to leverage high-tech tools and means to improve children's imagination and creativity.
Roger was born in China and grew up in Korea. He went to the USA for his university education. After graduating from Brigham Young University with a BS degree in Electrical Engineering and a strong physics background, Roger worked in the semiconductor field before moving on to the field of Radiation Oncology.

Betty Yuan
Board Member & Director of Public Relations

Ms. Betty Yuan is the president of Li Shifen Insurance Firm. She graduated from the History Department of Tamkang University in Taiwan, the Political University Public Enterprise Center, and San Francisco Community College. In addition to her involvement in the Shin Shin Educational Foundation, Ms. Yuan also serves as the executive director of the Northern California Chinese Culture and Sports Association, the chairman of the American Hanlin Culture and Education Foundation, the overseas consultant of the All-China Federation of Returned Overseas Chinese, and the director of the China Overseas Exchange Association.

Yingmin Li
Board Member

Mr. Yingmin Li received a Bachelor degree of Electronic Engineering from South China University of Technology, Guangzhou, and a Master degree of Electronic Engineering from San Jose State University. He has been working in integrated circuit research and development and entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley for more than 25 years, providing services to companies including National Semiconductor, Lucent Technologies, and Nortel Networks. In 2011, Mr. Li founded Treasure Island Investment Company to engage in real estate development in the Bay Area. In 2014, Mr. Li established GSI eFOUNDATION, a 501.c(3) organization to support poor rural students to go to school in Heshan City, Guangdong.

Mary Wang
Board Member

Ms. Mary Wang graduated from Harbin Institute of Shipbuilding Engineering, majoring in software engineering. She has been engaged in mechanical engineering, import and export, procurement and sales. Since 2000, Ms. Wang founded Shengna Technology company in Silicon Valley, specializing in the distribution of advanced technology products from the United States and other countries. Ms. Wang actively participates in charity work, assisting and supporting Shin Shin Educational Foundation, Cupertino Rotary Club, Zhiyin Foundation and other organizations.

Sheng Liu
Board Member

Dr. Sheng Liu co-founded InnoLight in 2008. Prior to this, Dr. Liu worked in the optical fiber field for many years, providing services to companies such as Agere Systems (formerly Lucent), Pine Photonics Communications, and Opnext. Dr. Liu has been very active in the Chinese high-tech community in the United States. He is currently the Chairman of the Optical Communications Industry Alliance in Suzhou Industrial Park and a member of Tsinghua Entrepreneurs (TEEC). Dr. Liu was honored with the National Thousand Talents Program award. Dr. Liu received his Ph.D. from Georgia Institute of Technology, a master’s degree from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and a bachelor’s degree from Tsinghua University in Beijing.

Zhiyi Yu
Board Member

Ms. Zhiyi Yu graduated with magna cum laude from Harvard University and MBA from Stanford Business School. She worked as an investment banker and private equity investor for Goldman Sachs, APAX Partners and Olympus Ventures. As the founder of Golden Millennium Capital, Ms. Yu currently invests and develops real estate projects. Outside of work, Ms. Yu is a donor and sponsor for several educational organizations including Shin Shin Educational Foundation.

Wei Li
Board Member

Ms. Wei Li received her first graduate degree in law as an exchange student from University of Sofia in
Europe. She came to the United States in early 90’s and received her second graduate degree in CIS from
San Francisco State University.
She funded her own software consulting practice in 2006 and served the companies in the Bay Area to
implement and support their ERP systems for the past 15+ years.
Wei joined Shin Shin Educational Foundation in 2018 as a volunteer in the Department of Student
Activities and has been managing different projects for the department ever since. She is also a donor to
a Shin Shin school in her hometown. She strongly believes that education plays a large role in breaking
the cycle of poverty and children in the impoverished areas in China deserve the same quality of
education as the children who live in the metropolitan areas. She has a great passion in supporting Shin
Shin’s effort to improve the quality of education in the rural areas of China.

Song Wang
Board Member

Ms. Song Wang graduated from the Department of Physics of Peking University in 1994, and she received a master’s degree in physics from the California Institute of Technology. She came to the Bay Area in 1998 and worked for many high-tech companies including Netscreen Networks, Juniper Networks, and Palo Alto Networks until 2017. Through the Shin Shin Educational Foundation, Ms. Wang has learned of the expanding development gaps between urban and rural areas happening recently in China. The education resources for children in remote rural areas are far lower than those in cities, making it more and more difficult for them to compete after they grow up. Ms. Wang joined Shin Shin Educational Foundation to make contributions in promoting the balanced development of urban and rural education. She believes that improving education is the most important way to improve the future lives of children in remote and impoverished areas.

Olin Yang
Board Member

In the 1990s, Olin was inspired by the founding chairman of ShinShin Education Foundation, Dr.
John B. Tsu and witnessed the preparation and establishment of ShinShin, actively participating in
ShinShin's charity activities, assisting Dr. Tsu with donation to ShinShin elementary School in China,
and visiting schools and children in rural areas.
Olin is charitable and altruistic. During the SARS epidemic, his company designed relevant
sequences and prepared antigens as the donations to the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences.
Additionally, at the height of the outbreak spread of HIV in China, Olin discussed cooperation with
Dr. Robert C. Gallo & Dr. Robert R. Redfield, scientists at the Institute of Human Virology, to
develop an oral HIV vaccine for the purpose of preventing further outbreaks.
Olin used to engage in research related to occupational diseases at the Chinese Academy of
Medical Sciences. He then co-founded biotech companies in Silicon Valley. Olin currently serves
on the board of directors for medical and semiconductor companies. He is now committed to
providing equal educational opportunities for children in poverty-stricken areas.

Cady Yu
Board Member

Ms. Yu started working as an entrepreneur since 2003 when she not only started her own company but also built a solid investment portfolio in social media, cyber security, environmental protection, semiconductor, and financial software industries.
Ms. Yu started her China rural area kids’ educational journey in 2009. With her great passion to create better school environment for rural area kids, she has been supporting hundreds of kids personally and with combined effort from Hunan SF association. With Shin Shin’s platform, she will continue her support to the rural area kids’ education and much more.

Adam Li
Board Member

For more than a decade, Adam and his family have been passionate about the health and education issues of the next generation and underprivileged communities. They support and get involved with endeavors by Compassion International, Tahirih Justice Center, Undertakers In Action, Shanghai Healing Home, etc. to provide food, shelters, books and school opportunities to the needy children and youth in Asia, Africa and South America, sponsor heart and harelip surgeries to children in China, help the abused children and women seeking protection or asylum in the United States and etc.  They advocate for and join efforts in early STEM education, anti-discrimination, civic engagement, and financial and legal literacy in the Asian American communities.

Professionally, Adam is a well-respected lawyer in the international legal community. In the past three decades, he has been consistently ranked by numerous reputable international institutions and authorities as a leading corporate lawyer.  Adam has been a partner with JunHe LLP for more than 20 years.  He was the key founder of another “Red Circle” Chinese law firm earlier in his career.  Adam served as a former Vice-chair of the China Committee of American Bar Association, the International Section for many years, and was a former director of Shanghai Bar Association. Adam also teaches at a law school in China as an adjunct.

Adam is a graduate from Columbia Law School in the City of New York with both JD and LLM and from Fudan University in Shanghai with both LLB and LLM.

Rita Zhou
Board Member

Dr. Rita Zhou came to USA in 2011 after obtained her bachelor degree from Harbin
Institute of Technology. Later she acquired her doctorate degree in Mechanical
Engineering from Lehigh University in 2015. Upon graduation, she had been working as
a Product Design Engineer in industrial companies including Apple and Ford Motor
Company. In her leisure time, Rita participated in various real estate investment
From November 2022 on, Rita resigned from Apple and started her own humanitarian
work including volunteering in an orphanage in South Africa, forming her own NGO to
raise funds for education initiative activities , as well as writing books of remote children.
Rita started her own cross-border e-commerce trade business from September 2023
and would like to join Shin Shin Educational Foundation to dedicate herself more in
charity works.

Jing Wang
Board Member

With extensive working experiences in government and non-profit entities including China and US CDC, UNICEF Beijing Office and Stanford University, Ms. Jing Wang gained knowledge and experience in public health project design and evaluation through leading multiple projects serving disadvantaged communities and groups in remote and poor areas in China. She established GenWell Consulting Firm in 2018 to help young Chinese immigrants living in Silicon Valley to cultivate positive mindset and well-being at work and in life. In 2020, she co-founded GenWell Foundation which was dedicated to improving early childhood education with rural children library model in Yunnan Province.

Joining ShinShin Educational Foudnation will allow Ms. Jing Wang to continue her passion to improve the rural education at the remote and poor areas in China, which is in line with the mission of ShinShin Educational Foundation. She also wish to user her knowledge and experience to help ShinShin to grow and sustain.

Ms. Jing Wang graduated from Capital University of Medical Sciences with a BM and from Johns Hopkins University with a MPH. She also received EMBA degree recently.