Liping Martinez is the Executive Director of Word4Asia Consulting Inc. and an integral leader in helping well-intentioned American nonprofit organizations reach their charitable objectives in China.
Born and raised in Northeastern China, Liping attended college (Northeast University of Finance and Economics) in Dalian and, as the Chinese economy began to align with the international market, was exposed to the modernization of China firsthand. After graduating with a degree in International Business (trade) in 1989, Liping took a position (positions in various businesses including a regional Imp. & Exp. Corp; an American invested petroleum Company; and a high tech Joint venture in southern China for eight years.
Her career afforded her the chance to travel extensively, and by 1997, she was given the opportunity to come to the United States. With the goal of further pursuing her education, Liping moved to California, where she attended Azusa Pacific University, graduating in 2005 with a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.
While attending school, Liping also worked as an interpreter. She began participating in volunteer trips to Asia under the guidance and leadership of Dr. Gene Wood and discovered her passion for giving back and making a difference. For the past 8 years, Liping has been instrumental in bringing quality charitable initiatives together with in-need Chinese populations through her work with Word4Asia.
Liping now lives in California with her husband Marc and daughter Jacie.