Co-Founder & Co-Executive Director
Mary Zhu graduated from Stanford University in 2021, completing both her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Computer Science in four years. Born to immigrant parents in Wisconsin and raised in New Hampshire, Mary grew up receiving nonprofit aid and is particularly passionate about giving back and serving the economically disadvantaged. Mary founded her first 501(c)3 nonprofit in high school by baking and decorating cakes for charity. She has long advocated for skills-based volunteerism, and was invited to speak at TEDxStanford about “Rethinking volunteerism: donating your comparative advantage.” In her free time, Mary enjoys carving watermelon art, drinking boba with 100% sugar, and listening to EDM.