Jean T. Miao has worked in the not-for-profit and philanthropic sectors for more than two decades in a variety of fields including leadership development, education, health, cultural exchange, and the arts.
Previously, Jean was based in Hong Kong overseeing the philanthropic giving of a family foundation. She also served as the Hong Kong advisor to Give2Asia, which is a U.S.-based international nonprofit organization that connects donors with charitable projects and social enterprises across the Asia Pacific region. Prior to working in Hong Kong, Jean was a program officer at The California Endowment, a private statewide health foundation, as well as a program manager for the Getty Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the J. Paul Getty Trust. She was also a program associate at the Ford Foundation in New York. Jean has taught in the School of Economics and Management and English department at Tsinghua University in Beijing. She has a BA and an MBA from UCLA.