Dorinda (Dinda) Elliott

Executive Director of Harvard China Fund and Fairbank Center

Dinda Elliott


Dorinda “Dinda” Elliott is Executive Director of the Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies and the Harvard China Fund. 

Prior to Harvard, Dinda spent 15 years in East Asia as a journalist with Newsweek and Asiaweek, before becoming Global Affairs Editor at Conde Nast Traveler. She was then appointed Editorial and Communications Director at the Paulson Institute, where she spearheaded the strategic promotion of the Institute’s China-facing initiatives. Most recently, she was Senior Vice President at the China Institute in New York, the oldest bicultural, non-profit organization in the U.S. to focus exclusively on China, where she directed strategy and programing.