The Shanghai Sunrise Team

Yulia Yanour volunteer Executive Director.  Yulia Yan, who was our volunteer Sponsor Relations Manager in 2018/2019, returned to Shanghai Sunrise in her new role as head of our Executive team. She holds a Master of Science degree in Organizational & Business Psychology from the University of Liverpool (UK) and a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the Far East State Technical University (Russia). She also volunteers with Lifeline in Shanghai and speaks Russian, English and Mandarin.

Meet Kellyour Sponsors Relations Executive and resident adventurer. By day, Kelly is hard at work spreading the word about sponsoring education for a brighter future, but when she’s off the clock, Kelly could be anywhere from rollercoasters at Disneyland to cruise ships in Japan!

Meet Karinour volunteer Community Events Manager. When Karin's not busy organizing our community events to support Shanghai Sunrise's fundraising and merchandise sales, you'll find her learning Mandarin, watching Chinese films, and playing Mahjong!

Meet Natalieour volunteer Communications Manager. When she is not writing an article for our blog or implementing our marketing and communications strategy, you will most probably find her at a playdate with her little daughter. And if not, she’s off traveling in China or Asia. 

Meet Helenour volunteer Fundraising Events Manager. When Helen's not busy doing continuous improvement projects or organizing events for Shanghai Sunrise, you will find her being walked by her dog while trying to learn yet another language.

Meet Dianawho joined Shanghai Sunrise as a volunteer in 2019. She is the bridge between our communications and sponsor relations team. When not volunteering or traveling the world, you’ll find her exploring various coffee shops in the Former French Concession, writing, reading and practicing yoga.

Meet Kathywho joined Shanghai Sunrise as a full time staff in February 2019, Kathy has helped our field visit team as a volunteer to visit the students’ families for a few years. She is very patient, approachable, and a warmhearted person. She enjoys cooking and spending time with her family. 

Meet Christine our volunteer in charge of volunteer recruitment and management. She is a junior broker at a security company but has a strong interest in digital marketing and meeting people of different backgrounds. When she is not recruiting volunteers, or updating our WeChat blog, she spends time playing ukulele, swimming and reading books on philosophy.

Meet Dannielle who joined Shanghai Sunrise as a volunteer in 2019. With over 25 year of business management experience, she’s providing the team with operations resources and support. As a Chinese-Canadian, she thoroughly enjoys her time in Shanghai, exploring the city on her bike every weekend.

Shanghai Sunrise

Room 206-A12, 2F, No. 1602, West Zhongshan Rd. Xuhui District, Shanghai, China

Zip Code: 200235

Tel : +86 13681617871

Thanks Shanghai Charity Foundation

Since 1996, our organization has received great support from our local sponsor SCF - Shanghai Charity Foundation. This relationship allows Shanghai Sunrise to successfully operate and to provide scholarships to disadvantaged young people in Shanghai.

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Shanghai Sunrise is a registered program under Shanghai Charity Foundation (  Shanghai Sunrise supported by individual sponsors, corporate sponsors, civil sponsors, oversea associations, international schools and the board of Shanghai Sunrise.