Shiyang Li

Rare, Center for Behavior & the Environment
Beijing, China

Shiyang has built Rare’s China program from scratch since 2008. She oversees all in-country operations, including project design, implementation and leadership development for conservationists across China.

Shiyang holds an M.A. in Sociology from Renmin University, Beijing and an M.A. in East Asian Studies from Columbia University.

One behavior change she tries to uphold every new year is reduced consumption and decluttering. You can watch Shiyang’s inspiring story here.