Yiqi Li received her B.A. in Journalism from Shanghai International Studies University and M.S. degree in Communication from Northwestern University. Her prior intern experience in Xinhua News Agency, a state-owned international media which has inspired her interest in organizational and managerial communication. Her later study in NU enhanced both her professional and
academic background, and from her RA experience in Network for Nonprofit and Social Impact lab in NU, she developed a keen interest in studying organizational network and organizational ICT use. Prior to her doctoral study in Annenberg, she had diverse experience working as a junior marketing manager at startup companies (FoodTrace and Journey Foods). She also accumulated teaching experience being English speaking instructor for professionals on Hujiang.com. Now her research interests lie in inter-organizational partnership, network theory, entrepreneurship and studying CSR from a networks perspective.