The Zigen Fund promotes human-centered sustainable development, is a registered 501(c)3 tax-exempt nonprofit organization in the U.S. in 1988. A sister organization, China Zigen Association for Rural Education and Development, is among the first fully registered nonprofit organization in China in 1995. The two organizations cooperate to support grassroots efforts of the impoverished people for life improvement and sustainable local development. Other Zigen sister organizations, in Taiwan (1990), Hong Kong (1992, re-registered 2009) are also locally registered as non-profit organizations. The network of Zigen organizations conduct fundraising and outreach activities locally, and collaborate on program support in China.
2020 Board of Directors
(Chairperson), Rural Education and Development Activist, New York, NY
(President), Retired, CEO, CSK Optronics Inc., Los Angeles, CA
(Secretary), Retired as Regional Director, Grumman International Inc. , for sales and marketing in China.
(Treasurer), Chief Financial Officer, New York Hall of Science, NY
Professor, University of Pittsburgh, Retired General Manager, Kemtech Company
Retired Hospital Administrator, Seattle, WA
Technical Advisor, System Engineering, IRS, D.C.
IT Senior Professional and Business Manager, Redwood City, CA
Professor, Queens College, City University of New York
Lily Waiyee Lee
President, ALMATA, Division of Avegen Ltd.
Retired from ExxonMobil Corporation, Consultant in Oil Industry
Accounting Manager, Grandstream Networks Inc., Boston, MA
Professor Emeritus, California State University, Los Angeles, CA
Vickie Liu Chen
Retired Bank CFO, Houston, TX
ZIGEN 30 YEARS VIDEO
These interviewees are all long-time supporters of Zigen. They share common beliefs and common goals.