Sally Shan Li is the Founding Executive Director for Stanford Center for Asian Health Research and Education (CARE). She oversees the setting and execution of CARE's strategic vision. In consultation with CARE's faculty co-directors, Sally leads strategic planning, fundraising, and stewardship programs. She is responsible for the financial health of the center, including budget oversight, program stewardship efforts, and business and revenue development to support the sustainability of CARE and its research, education, and community programs. She represents CARE across the university and with external constituencies including donors, government officials, foundation representatives, community and corporate partners.
Prior to joining Stanford, Sally had over twenty years of successful career with Silicon Valley firms. She has held managerial and leadership positions in product management, strategic planning, business development, finance, administration, and operations with both startups and publicly traded tech companies. Sally has served on the boards of directors of a number of organizations. Currently, she is a member of The Stanford Parents Club Board, a member of The Stanford Parents Advisory Board, and a member of the Los Altos Robotics Board. In addition to her board of director positions, Sally is also a NASA-honored award-winning robotics coach who has coached youth robotics teams and mentored rookie coaches for youth robotics since early 2010s. Sally enjoys reading, golfing, traveling, and the outdoors, particularly hiking around the Farm.
Current Role at Stanford
Executive Director, Center for Asian Health Research and Education (CARE)