Shenyu G. Belsky is program director for the China portion of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund’s Pivotal Place program, where her work focuses on environment and health, energy and climate, and community leadership. Prior to joining the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Ms. Belsky served as a senior program director at the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations where she developed and implemented a wide range of programs addressing critical issues in contemporary China, including labor and employment, public health, civil society development, and education. Ms. Belsky also served as a consultant for a series of China-related documentaries broadcast on PBS. Earlier in her career, she taught English as a foreign language, and held staff positions with several community organizations that provide language training, health care, and other services to immigrant populations. Ms. Belsky was raised in Guangzhou and Shanghai, and educated in China and Australia. She is a trustee of the Lingnan Foundation, and an advisor to a number of Chinese and international organizations.
The Fund has revised the guidelines for its China grantmaking program to express the increasingly integrated nature of the RBF's work on pollution mitigation, public health, and climate change, as well as the development of China’s philanthropic sector.