For a better experience, click the Compatibility Mode icon above to turn off Compatibility Mode, which is only for viewing older websites.

Jennifer Li Dotson

Jennifer Li Dotson


Vice President of Philanthropy
National Bureau of Asian Research


preferred pronouns: she/her/hers

Jennifer Li Dotson is Vice President of Philanthropy at the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR). In this role, she provides executive leadership to shape and develop institutional fundraising efforts across the Indo-Pacific region. Ms. Dotson previously worked at the U.S.-China Business Council, the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong, and the U.S. Embassy in London. Her professional experience also includes serving with the National Kidney Foundation, American Red Cross, Muscular Dystrophy Association, and Mothers Against Drunk Driving. She holds a BSc from Georgetown University, a MSc from the London School of Economics and speaks two dialects of Chinese fluently. First generation from Vietnam, born and raised in Hawaii, she is a working mom of two elementary school age children that enjoys dancing hula, stand-up paddle boarding, and competing in triathlons.