Li Wang is a senior at Cornell University majoring in Biology and Applied Economics & Management, with concentrations in Animal Physiology and Strategy. As a Peer Mentor of BOLD (Business Opportunities in Leadership and Diversity), Li was part of a team that delivered solar panel power generation systems and laptop computers to schools in small villages of Western Kenya. To accomplish this costly endeavor, the team applied for funding through numerous charitable organizations, held a soup competition at the University, and organized a charitable dinner where over 150 Cornell alumni attended.
Li is also co-Founder of Ithaca Free Clinic Initiative that serves to educate the local community on health insurance and medical care options. Additionally, she founded Food for Thought, a unique organization that encourages the community to explore diversity through food, teaches general health, and promotes awareness of international hunger issues.
She was a past volunteer at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute and has worked as a Residential Advisor at Cornell Residential Programs and a Marketing intern at CCTEC.
Li was inducted into the National Residence Hall Honorary at Cornell, and has received awards such as Diversity program of the Month (Regional) and Certificat d’Excellence from Alliance Français de Buffalo.