Half the Sky Foundation

Half the Sky was created in order to enrich the lives of orphaned children in China. We provide model programs and caregiver training designed to offer loving, family-like care to children of all ages and abilities. It is our goal to ensure that every orphaned child has a caring adult in her life and a chance at a bright future..

Half the Sky Foundation
715 Hearst Avenue
Ste. 200
Berkeley, California 94710
United States
510-525-3377
http://www.halfthesky.org

CEO

Jenny Bowen

Management Team

Jenny Bowen, Executive Director Jenny Bowen and managing director Zhang Zhirong are visionary leaders who have earned the trust and cooperation of the Chinese government in HTS' quest to bring the benefits of family to some of China's most disadvantaged citizens-its o, a former screenwriter and film director, and Zhang, a former translator and UN project director, are skilled at overcoming cultural barriers to forge partnerships to successfully implement HTS' programs.

Board of Directors

Jenny Bowen, Guy Russo, Peter Lighte, Executive Director Jenny Bowen and managing director Zhang Zhirong are visionary leaders who have earned the trust and cooperation of the Chinese government in HTS' quest to bring the benefits of family to some of China's most disadvantaged citizens-its o, a former screenwriter and film director, and Zhang, a former translator and UN project director, are skilled at overcoming cultural barriers to forge partnerships to successfully implement HTS' programs.

Project Leaders

Patricia King
Patricia King
Jennifer Kincaid

Mission

Half the Sky was created in order to enrich the lives of orphaned children in China. We provide model programs and caregiver training designed to offer loving, family-like care to children of all ages and abilities. It is our goal to ensure that every orphaned child has a caring adult in her life and a chance at a bright future..

Programs

Infant Nurture--provides trained nannies to nurture institutionalized babies; Little Sisters Preschools--provides trained teachers who offer an enriched environment inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education to institutionalized orphaned children;Youth Services--provides tutoring and mentoring for older institutionalized child so they will be able to live independently when they leave the institution;Family Village--provides loving, permanent foster families for institutionalized children whose special needs make it unlikely that they will be adopted;China Care--provides treatment for medically fragile orphaned children at Beijing's top pediatric hospitals and nurturing before and after care at the China Care Home so the children do not have to endure grueling treatment alone.

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