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Jing Lyman
Lifetime Advisory Council Member

Former "first lady" of Stanford, Jing Lyman, played an instrumental role in establishing the Center for Research on Women, now the Clayman Institute.  Jing's work focused on community economic development through micro-enterprise and self-employment. She was active in the American Leadership Forum, Women of Silicon Valley Donor Circle of the Women's Foundation of California (San Francisco), and a trustee and member of the executive committee of Enterprise Community Partners (Maryland). Her late husband, Richard, was the former president of Stanford University (1970-1980) and a Stanford President Emeritus. In 2010, the Clayman Institute announced a competitive annual lecture series named in honor of Jing, the Jing Lyman Lecture Series.  Jing passed away on November 21, 2013.  Click here to read more about the life of Jing Lyman.