2024 ReFED Food Waste Solutions Summit

June 11-13, 2024 | Baltimore, MD
Baltimore Convention Center

Shiyang Li

Founder and General Manager

RARE Center for Behavior


Shiyang Li, currently serving as the General Manager, leads Rare China Center for Behavior, where she oversees all institutional programs and operations. Shiyang has been instrumental in leading the "Pride on our Plates" project, funded by the EU, which has empowered hundreds of restaurants across China to combat food waste through the strategic application of behavioral science.

Shiyang holds a Master's Degree in East Asia Studies from Columbia University and a Master's Degree in Sociology from Renmin University, reflecting her interdisciplinary approach to understanding social dynamics and behavior. Her commitment to creating positive change is evident in her leadership, strategic vision, and dedication to fostering sustainable development practices. Shiyang Li is a seasoned professional with a passion for making a meaningful impact in the realms of behavior science, conservation, and organizational leadership.


Thursday, June 13

10:30am - 11:30am

All Hands on Deck: Uniting Teams to Tackle Food Waste from Boardroom to Break Room

Breakout Session 3

What can businesses do to empower every team member to champion the fight against food waste? From store clerks to kitchen chefs, employees are the unsung ambassadors with the potential to propel food waste action to the forefront of business operations. To truly succeed in waste reduction, it's imperative to engage every member of your team, as everyone shares the responsibility of maximizing our food resources. This session will highlight successful employee engagement models — discover effective strategies to implement within your organization and join in the sharing of learnings and ideas. It’s all hands on deck to fight food waste!

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