Dr. Jiang Haoshu (Jessica)
Member of Beijing Volunteers’ Association
Outstanding Young Volunteer among State Administration Civil Servants
Founder of the Rural Culture Renewal Volunteers Initiative & RCR Association, Beijing
Volunteer Secretary to the Rural Development Committee of World Green Design Organization
Honorary Editor-in-chief of www.xiangcun360.com and wechat publication Rural Literati
Dr. Jiang Haoshu has been committed to cultural volunteering since 2004. She was the founder of Youthchina Volunteers’ Team and had organized a series of young volunteers work for state administration youth civil servants. Motivated by the wish to enhance rural culture and community development in China, she has actively organized and participated in many public endeavors such as theoretical and academic explorations, public services and crowd-funding donations. In 2014, she initiated the Rural Culture Renewal Volunteers’ Association under the Beijing Volunteers’ Alliance and engaged many experts, scholars and volunteers to take part in rural culture volunteer events, such as public donation/crowd-funding for “My Village Dream” on Tencent, the first World Rural Development Forum, Forum on Rural Civilization, World Rural Design Exhibition, China Science Library Rural Culture Renewal Serial Salon, China National Library Serial Lecture of “Poetic Countryside”. She has also led volunteers to provide cultural volunteers services to many villagers in different provinces such as Hunan, Hebei, Shandong, Shaanxi, Anhui etc., which enabled her and her team to work out a systematic and feasible online + offline methodology to serve the countryside villagers by focusing on capacity building. Dr. Jiang has published many articles on People’s Daily, Guangming Daily, Farmers’ Daily, China Culture Daily, Pengpai News, Intangible Cultural Heritage Studies, etc.