Li chairs HSBC China Connect (HCC), promoting a greater understanding of Chinese business, culture and language, and to help colleagues make connections, support and inspire each other through networking opportunities. HCC runs business forums, social events and cultural events including business talk series, social dinners, Chinese New Year celebration and a Mid-Autumn Festival. They also work with numerous affiliate communities in other businesses. Li is also an advocate in gender diversity and has been an active member of the 100 Women in Finance, Women in ETF and Women in Banking and Finance. Li has spoken at forums organised by non-profit organisations, universities and business associations focusing on D&I, including at the CFA Institute Talent Summit, Asia-Scotland Institute International Women’s Day business talk, discussing women in leadership at London School of Economics, and at the Generation Success Power Series: Chinese New Year Special. She was shortlisted in the Chinese Business Leaders Awards in 2018.