Dr. Hong Li


Co-Founder & Chairman of China-U.S. Leadership Development Foundation
Founder of China-U.S. Young Leadership Summit
Former Partner of Zhisland & Principal of Zhisland Global Leadership
Chief Editor of [Chinese Entrepreneurship] book series

Dr. Li Hong has won high public praise and obtained professional respect in China for many years based on her capability in dealing media relationships with governments, embassies, foreign agencies in China and worldwide; and also because of she was capable to invite worldwide famous VIPs such as entrepreneurs, politicians, economists, experts etc. for DIALOGUE program and WIN IN CHINA program in the Economic channel of China Central Television (CCTV-2). The two programs are both well known in China. Dr. Li Hong has been successfully invited a good number of celebrities, such as Tony Blair (Prime Minister of Britain), John Snow (US Treasury), Lee Kuan Yew (Senior Minister of Singapore), Supachai Panitchpakdi (Director-General of the World Trade Organization), Joseph Stiglitz (2001 Nobel Laureate of Economics), Stephen Roach (Chief Economist of Morgan Stanley) etc. for Dialogue of CCTV-2 during 2002-2004; and invited Robert A. Mundell (The “Father of Europe Currency”), John Rutledge(former financial advisor to U.S. Presidents), Long Yongtu (Chief Representative of Chinese Delegation for China entry into WTO negotiations), Fan Gang (famous Chinese economist), Martin Wolf (Chief Economics Commentator of Financial Times) etc. for WIN IN CHINA in 2006.

Based on the past achievements, Dr. Li Hong was won “Award of Excellent News of Science & Technology” from the Ministry of Science and Technology of the P.R.C. and Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2004; she was won the “Award of Outstanding Contribution” from CCTV in 2006; she also was won the honor of “2007 China 100 Outstanding Businesswoman Award” which granted by the Chinese Women Entrepreneurs Association” in December 9th, 2007; she has received her “Mass Media Excellent Management Contribution Award” granted by the International Management Institute (IMI) in December 28th 2008, as well as the “Top30 Most Influential Chinese New Media Woman”from NewMedia Federation in 2015; she has won “2017 Top30 Asian Influtial Female CEO” from the China Financial Network ; she has won “2019 Global Outstanding Women Leadership Award” from the 2019 Global CSR Summit Award.

Dr. Li Hong has been led, strategized and emceed the “HK, Macao, and mainland Preeminence Chinese Businesswoman Leadership Forum” in 2006 and the “Chinese Businesswoman Innovation Forum” in 2007 held by Chinese Women Entrepreneur Association. She also has been planed and organized “Kennedy School of Government (KSG of Harvard University) China Forum” in June 2005, Ms. Hong was acted as the owner & principal of “KSG Forum”.

Dr. Li Hong got her BA International Business Communications degree and MBA degree in Britain, and got her Ph.D. degree in Management School, Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences. Ms. Li Hong was a Visiting Research Scholar in the Information School of UC Berkeley during 2008-2010. During 2012-2016, she is the Partner of Zhisland & the Principal of Zhisland Global Fellowship. Currently, she is the Secretary General of China-US Leadership Development Foundation, Founder of China New Media International Center, the Executive Secretary General of Yangtze River International Chamber of Commerce, the Co-Founder & Chairman of US-China Leadership Development Foundation.